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Hereford FC v Leamington- FA Trophy minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 1 Leamington 0
  • 5) Camwell dips his free-kick over the wall and into the top corner.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • Hereford took a fifth minute lead when Ben Pollock won a controversial free-kick on the edge of the box.
  • Chris Camwell looped his effort over the wall and into the top corner.
  • Camwell almost created the second with his set-piece miss-kicked to Kennedy Digie who scuffed his effort wide.
  • Four minutes later Kyle Finn tested the palmes of Jake Weaver with a deflected effort.
  • Leamington had their first chance on 27 minutes when Stephen Morley's floated free-kick was flicked towards goal by Jack Edwards only for goalkeeper Brandon Hall to meet his effort.
  • At the opposite end Jack Weaver was forced into action in the Leamington goal denying Ben Pollock's header.
  • After the break the Bulls went back looking for a second goal with Kyle Finn opening up the defence before finding Tom Owen-Evans who prodded just wide.
  • Leamington felt they deserved a 52nd minute penalty when Junior English went down under pressure from Jamie Grimes, but referee Daniel Middleton waved away their appeals.
  • Moments later fellow substitute Callum Gittins has a powerful effort saved.
  • Hereford had seen out the half well until a minute from time when Gittings forced Hall to save his powerful effort.
  • TEAM NEWS
  • Hereford: Hall, Hodgkiss, Pollock (Klukowski 73), Grimes, Camwell, Butlin, Owen-Evans, Finn (Nabi 90+4), Digie, McQuilkin (Dylan Jones 87), Lloyd
  • Subs: White, Raison, Whittingham
  • No Forsyth (cup tied) Rowe (unsure), Haines (suspended)
  • Leamington: Weaver, Martin, Morley, Clarke, Morrison, Lane, Meredith, Maye, Anderson, Edwards (c), Waldron
  • Subs: Hamilton, Gittings, Smith, English, Taylor, McLean, Newey
  • Simeon Maye starts against his former side while Lance Smith makes the bench
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC face Leamington at Edgar Street today in the fifth round of the FA Trophy.
  • The winner will earn their place in the quarter-final of the competition.
  • The sides played out a 0-0 draw when they met in the league at Leamington in January.
  • Hereford will be without sold striker Lenell John-Lewis but have welcomed new signing Joey Butlin.
  • Ben Pollock will be available for today's tie despite being sent off against Stamford in the last round.
  • The midfield was give a straight red in the 2-0 win at Stamford which was rescinded following an appeal.
  • Luke Haines will be suspended after receiving a ban for a red following two bookable offences at Stamford.
  • There will be an added importance on today's game as the National League North could be made null and void in the coming weeks.
  • That means the FA Trophy could be all both sides have to play for this season.
  • The winners today will receive £6000, losers receive £1750
  • The quarter-final is set for February 27.