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  • 22) Aaron Skinner comes to Hereford's saviour getting a vital touch as a Kane Felix counter-attack almost found Cameron Salkeld unmarked inside the box.
  • 26) Darlington's defender passes the ball right to Jason Cowley who finds Adam Rooney who slips when in on goal and the chance is gone.
  • 32) Adam Livingstone cuts inside before having an effort which goalkeeper Tommy Taylor palms wide.
  • 39) Alex Babos goes for a cross-come-shot which almost loops over the head of goalkeeper Tommy Taylor, but the shot stopper saves.
  • 43) A ball into the box was knocked towards goal by Cowley, but Taylor meets his effort with a fine save.
  • Hereford 0 Darlington 0
  • 46) A through ball from kick-off releases Stanley Obinna who had the goalkeeper beaten but rattled the post. Just 14 seconds into the second half.
  • From the resulting corner Nathan Cameron headed over.
  • 55) Jacob Hazel with a low drive for Darlington in the Hereford box which took a deflection before skidding wide of the post.
  • 64) Nelson has the Bulls defence beaten and plays a pass into the path of Cameron Salkeld who is denied by Curtis Pond who is straight out at his feet.
  • 73) Kallum Griffiths has an effort from range which has some power but just flies over Pond's crossbar.
  • 81) Hereford are caught on the break and the ball is headed down into the path of Jacob Hazel whose effort is cleared off the line by Kyle Howkins.
  • 84) Cranston comes forward and hits a volley sweetly. The goalkeeper is stationary but the ball is over the crossbar.
  • 88) Alex Babos was driving into the box when he's brought down.
  • Rooney sees his penalty saved by Tommy Taylor.
  • Hereford 1 Darlington 0
  • 88) From the saved penalty the ball is worked back out and Connor Stanley floats his effort into the top corner.
  • 90+2) Hereford switch off and Cameron Salkeld beats the off-side trap but not Curtis Pond who saves at his feet.
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  • Attendance: 3,152 (185 away)
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  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Livingstone (Arthur 84), Teixeira, Obinna (Stanley 60), Babos, Cowley (Hewlett 90+7), Cranston, Rooney, Cameron, Howkins
  • Subs: Singh, Southern
  • Darlington: Taylor, Sukar, Platt, Lawlor, Felix, Liddle, Hazel, Moke, Mustoe, Salkeld, Griffiths
  • Subs: Hedley, Nelson, Curry, Windass, Harker
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  • HEREFORD FC face Darlington in their first home league game of the season in front of what is expected to be a big crowd at Edgar Street.
  • The Bulls played out a 2-2 draw with King’s Lynn Town in their opening game of the season when striker Jason Cowley returned from injury and scored the equaliser.
  • Darlington had a disappointing end to last season seeing their play-off hopes dashed on their way to a 10th place finish.
  • The Quakers won just two of their last 17 matches which included a 3-0 home win against Hereford in March.
  • Darlington also won the reverse fixture at Edgar Street last season running out 2-1 winners in November.
  • Darlington suffered a 3-1 home defeat in their opening game of the season at the hands of Curzon Ashton with Toby Lees netting their only goal.


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