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  • 13) A Darlington corner is headed low towards the Bulls' goal before being cleared by Cowley close to the goal-line.
  • 20) Cedric Main does well for Darlington before finding Kallum Griffiths whose effort towards goal is blocked by Lassana Mendes.
  • 22) A decent passage of play for Hereford results in Ceesay sending a cross come shot into the box which forces Tommy Taylor to make a save.
  • Darlington 1 Hereford 0
  • 26) Darlington break quickly down the right through Cedric Main who finds Ben Liddle running into the box unmarked to score.
  • 32) Ben Hedley sends an effort just wide of Curtis Pond's post which has the Hereford goalkeeper worried.
  • 43) Darlington go close with Jonny Ngandu seeing his effort blocked by Mendes before it comes back out and Pond makes a save. Hereford counter and Obadeyi forces the Quakers goalkeeper into action.
  • 52) Maziar Kouhyar's free-kick is met by the head of Kyle Howkins whose effort is saved by the goalkeeper.
  • 59) A fast counter-attack for the hosts with Salkeld seeing his effort rattle the post and then Will Hatfield blazed over.
  • 62) The hosts break quickly with Jonny Ngandou seeing his effort picked out by a flying Curtis Pond save.
  • 63) Ben Hedley this time lets fly at Hereford's goal only for Pond to save. The resulting corner is headed wide by Tom Platt.
  • 79) Maziar Kouhyar's corner picks out the run of Jason Cowley who sees his shot saved by Taylor.
  • Darlington 2 Hereford 0
  • Darlington catch Hereford on the break and substitute Matty Cornish is on hand to net
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  • Attendance: 1,437
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  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Teixeira (Babos 73), Ceesay, Cowley, Kouhyar, Obadeyi (Williams 64), Mendes, Southern (Rooney 84), Cameron, Howkins
  • Subs: Livingstone, Tanor
  • Hereford make three changes from the side that beat Rushall on Tuesday night.
  • Nathan Cameron in for the injured Paul Downing; Jason Cowley back from suspension and replaced Adam Rooney; Maziar Kouhyar makes a first start and is in for Alex Babos.
  • Darlington: Taylor, Hedley, Platt, Lees, Lawlor, Ngandu, Liddle, Main, Nelson, Hatfield, Griffiths
  • Subs: Moke, Curry, Salkeld, Cornish, Siddik
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  • HEREFORD have made the trip to Darlington for a National League North clash.
  • Ahead of Tuesday night's win against Rushall the Bulls confirmed that Tom Pugh had been recalled by parent club Scunthorpe.
  • Manager Paul Caddis moved quickly to bring in Maziar Kouhyar on an initial one-month loan from York.
  • The Bulls have also brought in Ghanaian-born midfielder Collins Tanor who has signed on a dual-registration deal with Stratford Town.
  • Jack Tolley has been released by the club and joined league rivals Gloucester City.
  • Darlington are looking to escape a relegation battle and after sacking Josh Gowling new boss Steve Watson has made changes in his squad including the signing of striker Cedric Main.
  • Main scored nine goals and provided six assists during 16 matches at Blyth this season.
  • The Bulls come into today's game sitting 6th in the National League North and just a point behind Chester in 4th.
  • Hereford picked up an important 1-0 win at Rushall Olympic on Tuesday night.
  • The win was Paul Caddis' side second win in five league games, including two draws.
  • Darlington are second from bottom and eight points from safety.
  • Steve Watson's side have lost five of their last six league games.
  • Darlington were beaten 1-0 by league leaders Tamworth in their last outing.
  • The Quakers also have a tough set of league fixtures coming up with just two homes games in their next five.

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