HEREFORD under-18 community side captain Ryan Price and midfielder Joe Speake have been promoted to the club's first team.

Both will be available for selection along with fellow under-18 striker Harley Morris for Hereford's FA Cup tie against Merstham today

"The central defender (Price) had led the under-18 squad this season and is determined to make a positive impression when in the first team squad," says the club's official website.

"In Speake’s last outing for the U18’s, the midfielder found himself amongst the goals in their 10-2 victory over Stourport Swifts. The youngster is keen and ready to make his mark in the 1st team set up."