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Hereford FC v Newport County minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 0 Newport County 1
  • 12) County take the lead working their way into the box with a neat one-two between Joss Labadie and Padraig Amond before finding Lewis Collins who slides home.
  • Hereford 0 Newport County 2
  • 49) A free-kick for County is spilt by the trialist goalkeeper and it drops Taylor who slots home.
  • Hereford 0 Newport County 3
  • 66) A corner is flicked on into the box and headed home by an unmarked Saikou Janneh at the back post.
  • Hereford 0 Newport County 4
  • 77) The Bulls' left-back trialist is beaten by Collins allowing the winger to cut in before passing inside the box which is swept home by a trialist.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • With the first chance of the game County took a 12th minute lead.
  • After working their way into the box with a neat one-two between Joss Labadie and Padraig Amond they then found Lewis Collins who slid the ball home.
  • The visitors should have had a second goal on 29 minutes when Collins broke down the left and chipped over goalkeeper Paul White to a trialist whose effort was headed off the line and onto the bar.
  • Ryan Haynes then saw his rebound effort saved.
  • Right on half-time County came within an inch of doubling their lead when a trialist had a low curled shot which rattled the post.
  • County took just four minutes of the second half to double their lead when a free-kick was spilt by the trialist goalkeeper and it dropped to Ryan Taylor who slotted home.
  • Taylor had the chance to double his tally but blazed over after play opened up for him.
  • The Bulls' best chance came on the 62nd minute when from a free-kick a trialist had a free header, but put his effort over.
  • Four minutes later County were out of sight with a third goal.
  • A corner was flicked on into the box and headed home by an unmarked Saikou Janneh at the back post.
  • The Bulls almost hit back immediately but a trialist saw his fired effort saved well.
  • However, County remained in control and Yan Klukoswki was forced to clear after the trialist goalkeeper stopped the initial shot.
  • It was 4-0 on 77 minutes after the Bulls' left-back trialist was beaten by Collins allowing the winger to cut in before passing inside the box which was swept home by a trialist.
  • TEAM NEWS
  • Hereford: White, Hodgkiss, Grimes, John-Lewis, Trialist 1, Trialist 2, Trialist 3, Trialist 4, Trialist 5, Trialist 6, Trialist 7
  • Subs: Jones, Brown, Finn, Klukowski, Trialist 8, Trialist 9, Trialist 10, Trialist 11, Trialist 12
  • Tom Owen-Evans will sit out as a precautionary measures after taking a knock in training this week.
  • So 12 trialists in a 20-man squad for Hereford today who look to mix it up more than on Tuesday night against Wellington
  • Dan Jones takes a place on the bench after passing a late fitness test.
  • Newport: King, Haynes, Baker, Howkins, Demetriou, Trialist 1, Labadie, Bennett, Collins, Amond, Abrahams
  • Subs: Townsend, Woodiwass, Wilmott, Taylor, Trialist 2, Janneh, Trialist 3, Dolan, Sheehan
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC play their second pre-season friendly of the season today when they host Newport County at Edgar Street (1pm ko).
  • The Bulls drew 1-1 on Tuesday night in their first friendly at Wellington.
  • Josh Gowling said he expected to field a similar side with signed players playing the first half and trialists in the second half.
  • Last time the sides met was in a pre-season friendly in July 2018 when Newport County ran out 2-0 victors at Edgar Street.