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  • 2) Alex Babos' corner is met by Ethan Freemantle at the front post who flicks his header goalward. However, goalkeeper Cameron Mason saves.
  • 7) Ceesay gets to the byline and pulls it back to Ethan Freemantle who is slightly ahead of play and can only flick his effort wide.
  • 10) A piece of good Hereford play results in the ball coming out onto the edge of the box for Jack Tolley whose low effort flies just wide.
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  • 20) A defensive mistake by Aaron Skinner results in Isaac Sinclair nipping in and beating the goalkeeper.
  • 23) Livingstone's ball into the box is knocked down by Ethan Freemantle to Jack Tolley who can't find the final touch.
  • 41) Babos jinks inside before seeing his effort blocked into the path of Aurio Teixiera whose effort flies just wide.
  • 42) Tolley's effort is blocked just behind Ceesay who takes a touch before his effort is also blocked.
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  • 45+3) Alex Babos' corner flicked on by Jordan Lyden whose header hits the post and drops down to Kyle Howkins to net.
  • 49) Tolley battles for the ball outside the box before pulling the trigger and firing just over.
  • 55) Hereford were in trouble as Devon Matthews heads across the box, but Livingstone is on hand to clear the danger.
  • 60) Babos releases Jack Tolley who is away and in on goal. However, goalkeeper Mason saved his one-on-one effort down low.
  • 63) A ball into the Hereford box drops for Adam Barton whose effort is blocked by Skinner before Pond collects.
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  • 65) Kyle Howkins picks out Ceesay who works the ball from out wide to Babos. The midfielder fires low into the Curzon net.
  • 69) Kyle Howkins has been sent off for a second bookable offence. A very soft challenge and booking.
  • 72) Jordan Lyden makes a crucial block as a Curzon corner drops for a group of players and Campbell almost bundles home.
  • 80) James Spencer crashes the post with a shot across goal for the visitors.
  • 89) Curtis Pond makes a fine reaction save from Barton at close range after Hereford fail to clear the ball inside the box.
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  • 90+5) A floated free-kick is tipped onto the crossbar before coming down for Adam Rooney who slams the ball home.
  • 90+7) A member of the Curzon coaching staff has also been sent off in the aftermath of that goal. Devon Matthews has been sent off as well in all the goal celebrations.
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  • Attendance: 2,932 (11 away)
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  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Livingstone, Teixeira, Lyden, Ceesay, Babos, Tolley (Stanley 62; Cranston 70) , Freemantle (Rooney 90+1), Cameron, Howkins
  • Subs: Southern, Arthur
  • No Paul Downing in the Hereford squad today who is replaced by Nathan Cameron.
  • Meanwhile, Jordan Lyden returns from illness and comes in for Adam Rooney.
  • Curzon Ashton: Mason, Poscha, Matthews, Kenyon, Sinclair, Spencer, Hayhurst, Waring, Richards, Mahon, Barton
  • Subs: Campbell, Ollerenshaw, Mols, Allen, Lopes
  • No Miles Storey in the Curzon Ashton squad who signed for them after leaving Hereford in the summer.
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  • HEREFORD FC return to league action this afternoon when they host Curzon Ashton at Edgar Street.
  • Despite their FA Cup heroics Hereford have picked up just seven points in their last eight league matches.
  • The Bulls sit in 17th just five points off the top seven sides.
  • Curzon come to Edgar Street holding fifth position in the league and four points off top.
  • The visitors are unbeaten on the road in the league with three wins and two draws to their name.
  • Curzon Ashton won 2-0 at Edgar Street last season with Hayden Campbell and Samuel Walker both netting. While Hereford won the away game 3-1.


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