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  • Hereford FC 1 Blyth Spartans 0
  • 10) Lassana Mendes' ball through is blocked into the path of Alex Babos who skips past the last man and beats the goalkeeper.
  • 23) Alex Babos' free-kick is met by a flicked header from Jason Cowley sending it just wide.
  • 29) Hudson comes across to deny a goal-scoring opportunity as Will McGowan has the ball inside the box for Blyth.
  • 34) Hudson's cross is flicked goalwards by Alex Babos and with goalkeeper Dan Langley stretching the ball flies just wide.
  • Hereford FC 1 Blyth Spartans 1
  • 39) Will McGowan picks out the run of Oliver Thompson inside the box. Pond gets a glove to his effort but can't stop it finding the bottom corner.
  • 42) Hudson finds Babos who then crosses searching for Obadeyi. However, goalkeeper Dan Langley picks the ball out stopping the move.
  • Hereford FC 3 Blyth Spartans 1
  • 59) Alex Babos' floated corner is attacked by the head of Jason Cowley who guides it past the goalkeeper.
  • 67) A ball deep into Hereford's box finds the head of Harry Gardiner whose effort forces Curtis Pond into a fine close range stop.
  • Hereford FC 4 Blyth Spartans 1
  • 72) A long ball over the top causes hesitation in the Blyth defence and Jason Cowley nips in to score.
  • 74) Jason Cowley comes within inches of scoring another sending his overhead kick against the crossbar.
  • Hereford FC 4 Blyth Spartans 2
  • 80) Hudson is judged to have caught his marker turning away from goal and concedes a penalty.
  • Nicky Deverdics steps up and nets from the penalty spot sending Pond the wrong direction.
  • Hereford FC 5 Blyth Spartans 2
  • 83) Hereford respond straight away as Andy Williams sweeps the ball home inside the box.
  • 85) Andy Williams closes down a poor back-pass. He beats the goalkeeper to the ball, but it deflects off the striker to safety.
  • 86) Alex Babos sees his effort fly through a crowd and forces goalkeeper Langley into a low save.
  • 89) Nathan Cameron comes to Hereford's saviour blocking what looked a certain goalbound effort from substitute Charlie Aitken.
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  • Attendance: 2,371 (45 away)
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  • Hereford: Pond, Skinner, Hudson, Teixeira, Ceesay (Kouhyar 60), Babos, Cowley (Williams 75), Obadeyi (Phillips 73), Mendes, Cameron, Howkins
  • Subs: Southern, Rooney
  • Paul Caddis makes three changes from the side that lost against South Shields
  • McWilliams is not in today's squad and is replaced by Hudson.
  • Southern is dropped to the bench and replaced by Cameron
  • Kouhyar is also dropped to the bench as Aurio Teixeira starts.
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  • HEREFORD FC will be hoping to return to winning ways this afternoon when they host Blyth Spartans.
  • Hereford boss Paul Caddis has made a host of changes to his squad in recent weeks.
  • The Bulls have added left-back Lewis Hudson to their squad from league rivals Rushall.
  • Hereford's defeat on Tuesday night was their fourth home league loss of the season.
  • The Bulls sit in 8th coming into today's game, but could move up to 4th with a win.
  • Hereford are without a win in their last three home league games.
  • Blyth sit six points behind Hereford in 13th.
  • Today's visitors have a decent away record with five of their 11 league wins coming on the road.
  • Blyth come into today's game following back-to-back home league defeats.

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