Gerard Kinsella's stoppage-time equaliser earned AFC Telford a dramatic draw with Hereford at Edgar Street.

The hosts were ahead after just two minutes when Marley Watkins converted Stefan Stam's cross from 12 yards.

The Bucks had Ryan Young to thank after he twice denied Ryan Bowman in the first half, before stopping James Musa and Chris Sharp after the break.

And the visitors capitalised on Young's form to earn a draw as Kinsella headed in Steven Leslie's cross late on.

Telford's second successive away point eased the pressure on boss Andy Sinton, whose side have not won in the league since 6 October.

Martin Foyle's Hereford who remain 11th, eight points adrift of the Blue Square Bet Premier play-off zone, are now unbeaten in three league games since the turn of the year.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Telford boss Andy Sinton told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"I don't duck my responsibilities and I never will. It's been a tough few days but I'm a fighter and I come out fighting. And I would sooner any frustrations are vented at Andy Sinton and not at any of my players.

"I'm convinced we will still be playing Conference football next season and I urge people to stick together.

"People inside the game know wheat you're working with and against. If I can get a few fresh faces in, a bit of pace and energy, and I'm allowed to implement my battle plan, we'll be ok."

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (5)

Hereford

  • 01 Bittner
  • 03 Heath Booked
  • 06 Graham
  • 14 Stam
  • 27 Musa (Clist - 76' )
  • 28 Corbett
  • 04 Pell Booked
  • 07 Watkins
  • 21 O'Keefe
  • 10 Sharp (Perry - 68' )
  • 19 Bowman (Smikle - 81' )

Substitutes

  • 11 Clist
  • 16 McQuilkin
  • 20 Hackney
  • 22 Smikle
  • 26 Perry

AFC Telford

  • 01 Young
  • 02 Salmon
  • 03 Valentine
  • 05 Preston Booked
  • 22 Rose
  • 08 Trainer
  • 09 Kinsella
  • 18 Leslie
  • 10 Jones
  • 15 Reid (St Aimie - 58' )
  • 17 Spray (Rooney - 68' )

Substitutes

  • 25 Collister
  • 24 Lamplough
  • 07 Rooney
  • 16 St Aimie
  • 19 Taylor
Ref: Peter Banks
Att: 1,490

Match Stats

Shots

11 2

On target

4 1

Corners

10 3

Fouls

11 9

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +5:24 Full time

Full Time The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:00 +4:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Corbett on Kieron St Aimie. Ryan Valentine takes the direct free kick.

90:00 +2:32

Jordan Rose is penalised for a handball. Stefan Stam takes the free kick. Harry Pell takes a shot. Ryan Young makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Harry Pell. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Marley Watkins from the left by-line to the near post, Nathan Rooney makes a clearance.

90:00 +1:31

Marley Watkins produces a cross, Will Salmon gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Harry Pell, clearance made by Kieron St Aimie.

90:00 +0:27

The assist for the goal came from Steven Leslie.

90:00 +0:27 Goal scored

Goal! - Gerard Kinsella - Hereford 1 - 1 AFC Telf'd Gerard Kinsella finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Hereford 1-1 AFC Telford.

90:00 +0:21

Steven Leslie delivers the ball,

90:00 +0:02

Ryan Valentine delivers the ball, clearance made by Joe Heath.

87:26

The referee gives a free kick against Kieron St Aimie for handball. James Bittner takes the free kick.

82:11

The referee penalises Steven Leslie for handball. James Bittner takes the free kick.

80:39 Substitution

Substitution Brian Smikle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan Bowman.

79:47

Ryan Valentine crosses the ball.

78:45

Ryan Bowman is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Valentine.

77:34

Foul by Steven Leslie on Andrew Corbett, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by James Bittner.

77:14

Centre by Steven Leslie, clearance made by Luke Graham.

75:52 Substitution

Substitution Simon Clist joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Musa.

75:12

Will Salmon takes the direct free kick.

75:12 Booking

Booking Joe Heath is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

75:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Jones by Joe Heath.

73:37

A cross is delivered by Will Salmon, save made by James Bittner.

72:21

Phil Trainer delivers the ball.

66:42

Free kick crossed right-footed by Will Salmon, James Bittner makes a save. Ryan Bowman is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ryan Young takes the free kick.

66:42 Substitution

Substitution Nathan Rooney on for James Spray.

66:42 Substitution

Substitution Kyle Perry is brought on as a substitute for Chris Sharp.

66:42 Booking

Booking Harry Pell goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

66:39

Steve Jones fouled by Harry Pell, the ref awards a free kick.

64:47

Joe Heath produces a cross, clearance by Daniel Preston.

59:52

Harry Pell takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Trainer. Marley Watkins takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Phil Trainer makes a clearance.

57:17

Gerard Kinsella gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stefan Stam. James Bittner takes the direct free kick.

57:17 Substitution

Substitution Kieron St Aimie replaces Jake Reid.

56:18

The ball is delivered by Will Salmon, James Bittner makes a comfortable save.

54:58

James Musa takes a shot. Ryan Young gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Harry Pell from the right by-line, clearance made by Steven Leslie.

53:23

Effort from deep inside the area by Chris Sharp misses to the left of the target.

51:58

Gerard Kinsella fouled by Joshua O'Keefe, the ref awards a free kick. Will Salmon takes the direct free kick.

50:03

Unfair challenge on Chris Sharp by Jordan Rose results in a free kick. Andrew Corbett takes the free kick.

49:14

Ryan Bowman challenges Jordan Rose unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Young.

47:58

Foul by Chris Sharp on Steven Leslie, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ryan Young.

46:52

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Stefan Stam, clearance made by Ryan Valentine.

46:52 Booking

Booking Daniel Preston goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

46:40

Daniel Preston concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Sharp.

45:01

The game restarts for the second half.

45:00 +1:34 Half time

Half Time The match has reached half-time.

45:00 +0:44

James Spray concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Graham. Free kick taken by James Bittner.

43:54

The ball is delivered by Andrew Corbett, Phil Trainer manages to make a clearance.

41:44

James Spray has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

38:56

Unfair challenge on Luke Graham by Jake Reid results in a free kick. Stefan Stam takes the free kick.

37:03

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Sharp on Jordan Rose. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Preston.

36:12

A cross is delivered by James Spray, clearance by Luke Graham.

30:23

Effort from outside the penalty box by Chris Sharp goes wide right of the target.

29:20

The ball is crossed by Steve Jones, Marley Watkins gets a block in. The ball is sent over by Steve Jones, clearance made by Stefan Stam. Joshua O'Keefe takes a shot. Blocked by Daniel Preston.

28:00

Joshua O'Keefe has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

25:00

Unfair challenge on Jake Reid by Luke Graham results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Jones. Steve Jones takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Joe Heath. The ball is swung over by Will Salmon. Corner taken left-footed by Steve Jones, James Bittner makes a save.

23:52

A cross is delivered by Andrew Corbett, clearance made by Gerard Kinsella. Unfair challenge on Gerard Kinsella by Chris Sharp results in a free kick. Ryan Young takes the free kick.

22:03

Foul by Chris Sharp on Daniel Preston, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ryan Young.

21:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Bowman by Daniel Preston. Free kick taken by Stefan Stam.

20:26

The ball is delivered by Ryan Bowman.

18:51

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Harry Pell played to the near post, clearance made by Will Salmon. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Harry Pell played to the near post, save made by Ryan Young.

18:12

Joe Heath delivers the ball, Jordan Rose makes a clearance. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Reid on Stefan Stam.

16:18

Corner taken by Marley Watkins from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Phil Trainer. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Marley Watkins, clearance by Gerard Kinsella.

13:02

Marley Watkins crosses the ball, Gerard Kinsella makes a clearance.

12:32

Ryan Bowman takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Young. Marley Watkins decides to take the corner short.

11:41

The ball is swung over by Will Salmon. Steve Jones delivers the ball in from the corner, clearance made by Stefan Stam.

10:55

The ball is swung over by Harry Pell, Will Salmon makes a clearance.

10:13

Ryan Bowman is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ryan Young.

8:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rose by Chris Sharp. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Young.

7:46

Daniel Preston challenges Joshua O'Keefe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stefan Stam.

7:22

Joe Heath produces a cross, save made by Ryan Young.

7:02

A cross is delivered by Jake Reid, Joshua O'Keefe manages to make a clearance.

4:23

The ball is crossed by Andrew Corbett, clearance made by Daniel Preston.

3:47

Ryan Bowman takes a shot. Ryan Young makes a comfortable save.

1:35

Assist by Stefan Stam.

1:35 Goal scored

Goal! - Marley Watkins - Hereford 1 - 0 AFC Telf'd Marley Watkins finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hereford 1-0 AFC Telford.

0:00

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