Hereford FC v Aston Villa under-21s LIVE updates

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  • 5) Rooney glances the ball through to Teixeira but the goalkeeper is quickly at his feet and saves.
  • 12) Villa cut through the Bulls defence going through on goal only for Jordan Cranston to make a saving challenge.
  • 14) A short corner to Kerr Smith who turns and forces Curtis Pond into a decent save.
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  • 17) Derricott loses the ball and Villa take advantage with Louie Barry finding Rico Richards who slots the ball past the goalkeeper
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  • 26) A ball into the Villa box by Cranston falls to Teixeira whose effort is saved by Oli Zych into the path of Adam Rooney who fires home.
  • 29) A quick Hereford break after a Pond save sees the ball come out for Lassana Mendes whose rifled effort is tipped over by Zych
  • From the resulting corner Nathan Cameron's header is cleared off the line.
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  • 45+1) Livingstone whips the ball into the box, Rooney dummies the ball and Koby Arthur taps home.
  • 53) Rooney opened up Villa with a dinked header to Arthur who tried lobbing the goalkeeper, but it lacked the height and power.
  • 54) Mendes switches play and finds Livingstone whose rifled effort is well saved by Zych.
  • 55) A long ball through catches Hereford out and Louie Barry should score but sends a weak shot at Pond
  • 62) Pond makes a one-handed flying save to deny Tommi O'Reilly who turned and shot inside the box.
  • 88) Travis Patterson's curling free-kick almost sneaks inside Pond's post who just claws it away.
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  • 90+1) A ball comes out on the edge of the box to Kyrie Pierre who fires it low into the net
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  • Attendance: 2,324 (244 away)
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  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Livingstone, Teixeira, Babos, Cranston, Mendes, Rooney, Arthur, Cameron, Howkins
  • Subs: Anaebonam, Derricott, Southern, Trialist
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  • HEREFORD FC are hosting Aston Villa under-21s at home in a pre-season friendly.
  • Hereford had no friendly at the weekend instead holding an open training session.
  • The Bulls did beat Swindon youngsters a week today 2-0 but expect a tougher test from Villa this evening.
  • With no Andy Williams or Jason Cowley in the squad Koby Arthur has the chance to cement his place in the Bulls' side with a start tonight.
  • Aston Villa were delayed arriving at Edgar Street so it will be a 7.45pm kick-off tonight.


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