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Hereford FC v Gillingham - FA Cup - LIVE updates

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  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • 3) The visitors break and Jayden's Clarke's cross falls for Scott Malone who crashes his effort into the side netting.
  • 6) Jayden Clarke runs at Kyle Howkins before sending his effort wide.
  • 11) Scott Malone's effort from outside the box skims along the surface before forcing Curtis Pond into a low save.
  • 14) Jonny Williams makes a surging run into the Hereford box but sees his volley saved by Pond.
  • 19) Freemantle chased down the goalkeeper who kicked straight to Livingstone.
  • However, the full-back's touch was poor and Gillingham retrieved the ball.
  • Hereford 0 Gillingham 1
  • 23) Hereford stood off Jayden Clarke outside the box who see his effort take a wicked deflection wrong-footing Pond and into the net.
  • 33) Hereford again guilty of standing off outside the box and this time Connor Machney sends a curling effort off the post.
  • 52) Livingstone breaks out wide before sending a floated cross come shot which is left by everyone but almost sneaks in.
  • 60) Mendes drives forward before playing through to Freemantle who crashes his effort into the side-netting.
  • 64) Livingstone's cross causes mayhem in the Gillingham box before falling for Freemantle who fired wide.
  • 70) A golden chance falls down to Mendes inside the Gillingham box. However, the midfielder sent his volley over.
  • 81) Aaron Skinner's cross is met by Kyle Howkins forcing the goalkeeper into a decent save.
  • Hereford 0 Gillingham 2
  • 86) Tom Nichols runs through on goal and is judged to have been taken down by goalkeeper Curtis Pond
  • Nichols gets up and slots home the resulting penalty
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  • Attendance: 4,436 (370 away)
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  • TEAM NEWS
  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Livingstone, Teixeira, Ceesay, Babos (Stanley 57), Mendes, Southern, Freemantle (Cowley 71), Cameron, Howkins (Rooney 87)
  • Subs: Cranston, Sterry, Tolley, Arthur
  • Gillingham: Turner, Alexander, Masterson, Ogie, Malone (c), Coleman, Jefferies, J Williams, Clarke, Mahoney, Bonne
  • Subs: Morris, Orji, Ehmer, Clark, S Williams, Dieng, Macarthur, Walker, Nichols
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  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD host Gillingham at Edgar Street in the FA Cup first round.
  • The Bulls' manager Paul Caddis will be sat in the directors' box this afternoon due to serving a one-match touchline ban.
  • Caddis picked up his third booking of the season last weekend.
  • The Bulls have won three matches in the FA Cup so far this season against Anstey Nomads, Cambridge City and Rochdale.
  • It's expected to be a packed Edgar Street with just 70 tickets remaining yesterday for home fans.
  • Gillingham are expected to bring around 300 fans from Kent.
  • Stephen Clemence will take charge of his first game as Gillingham boss this afternoon.
  • The League Two side have lost four of their last five games in all competitions.
  • Last weekend Gillingham were beaten 2-0 by Newport County in a league fixture.

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