Southport threw away a two-goal lead as they drew with Hereford in the league for the second time this season.

Shaun Whalley broke through and slotted past Dan Hanford to give the visitors the lead before he crossed for the second as Neill Byrne headed in.

Ryan Bowman got one back for the home side as he fired in his 11th goal of the season from the edge of the area.

And Hereford secured a point when Joshua O'Keefe's late header beat Southport keeper Tony McMillan.

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90:00 +6:12 Full time

Full Time The referee brings the game to a close.

90:00 +5:17

Close range shot by Shaun Whalley goes wide of the right-hand upright.

90:00 +4:13

The offside flag is raised against Shaun Whalley. Dan Hanford restarts play with the free kick.

90:00 +2:09

Ryan Bowman takes a shot. Blocked by James Smith.

90:00 +0:10

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Karl Ledsham, clearance by James Musa.

88:22

Corner taken by Karl Ledsham played to the near post, James Musa manages to make a clearance.

87:23 Substitution

Substitution Marley Watkins goes off and Rod McDonald comes on.

86:11

Karl Ledsham sends in a cross, clearance made by Andrew Corbett.

84:46

Ryan Bowman challenges Andy Owens unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tony McMillan takes the free kick.

84:12

Ryan Bowman delivers the ball, save by Tony McMillan.

83:01 Goal scored

Goal! - Joshua O'Keefe - Hereford 2 - 2 Southport Joshua O'Keefe finds the net with a headed goal from just outside the box. Hereford 2-2 Southport.

82:19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Parry on Marley Watkins. Direct free kick taken by Samuel Clucas.

80:39

Marlon Jackson delivers the ball.

78:34

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Shaun Whalley.

76:27 Substitution

Substitution Andy Parry joins the action as a substitute, replacing Russell Benjamin.

76:27

The assistant referee signals for offside against Karl Ledsham. Dan Hanford restarts play with the free kick.

74:02

Samuel Clucas provided the assist for the goal.

74:02 Goal scored

Goal! - Ryan Bowman - Hereford 1 - 2 Southport Goal scored by Ryan Bowman from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hereford 1-2 Southport.

72:58

Samuel Clucas takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Andy Owens makes a clearance.

72:14

Shot by Aaron Chalmers from inside the penalty area bounces off the post.

71:02 Substitution

Substitution Stefan Stam leaves the field to be replaced by Marlon Jackson.

71:02 Substitution

Substitution (Hereford) makes a substitution, with Brian Smikle coming on for Chris Sharp.

71:02

Joshua O'Keefe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Godfrey Poku. Simon Grand restarts play with the free kick.

68:43

Unfair challenge on Chris Sharp by Simon Grand results in a free kick. Samuel Clucas takes the direct free kick. Neill Byrne fouled by Stefan Stam, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMillan.

67:17

Assist by Shaun Whalley.

67:17 Goal scored

Goal! - Neill Byrne - Hereford 0 - 2 Southport Neill Byrne grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Hereford 0-2 Southport.

66:20

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Shaun Whalley. Shaun Whalley produces a cross,

65:12

Corner taken left-footed by Samuel Clucas, clearance by Neill Byrne.

64:34

A cross is delivered by Shaun Whalley, Dan Hanford makes a clearance.

63:30

Unfair challenge on Godfrey Poku by Kingsley James results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMillan.

61:20

Corner taken left-footed by Samuel Clucas from the right by-line, clearance made by Aaron Chalmers.

61:20 Booking

Booking Godfrey Poku booked for unsporting behaviour.

60:57

Godfrey Poku concedes a free kick for a foul on Samuel Clucas. Free kick taken by Samuel Clucas.

60:03

Chris Sharp fouled by Simon Grand, the ref awards a free kick. Stefan Stam takes the direct free kick.

58:26

Kingsley James takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken by Marley Watkins from the left by-line played to the near post, Karl Ledsham manages to make a clearance.

57:57

Karl Ledsham challenges Marley Watkins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Samuel Clucas takes the free kick.

55:28 Booking

Booking Kingsley James is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

54:13

Kingsley James challenges Scott Kay unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tony McMillan takes the direct free kick.

52:43 Booking

Booking Scott Kay is cautioned.

52:19

Unfair challenge on Andrew Corbett by Scott Kay results in a free kick. Dan Hanford restarts play with the free kick.

51:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kingsley James on Andy Owens. Karl Ledsham takes the direct free kick.

50:35

Shaun Whalley crosses the ball. Corner taken right-footed by Shaun Whalley from the left by-line to the near post, Joshua O'Keefe makes a clearance.

50:03

Andy Owens delivers the ball.

47:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marley Watkins on Andy Owens. Free kick taken by Tony McMillan.

46:42

Shaun Whalley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marley Watkins. Direct free kick taken by Samuel Clucas.

45:01

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

45:00 +1:03 Half time

Half Time The referee calls an end to the first half.

44:15

Shaun Whalley produces a cross.

43:03

Corner taken right-footed by Marley Watkins, clearance made by Tony McMillan.

42:37

Samuel Clucas takes a shot. Russell Benjamin gets a block in.

42:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Owens on Marley Watkins. Free kick taken by Marley Watkins.

41:13

The ball is sent over by Andy Owens, clearance made by Andrew Corbett.

37:03

Inswinging corner taken by Marley Watkins, clearance made by Neill Byrne.

33:58

A cross is delivered by Russell Benjamin, clearance by Andrew Corbett.

33:25

Foul by Marley Watkins on Andy Owens, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Simon Grand.

31:34 Goal scored

Goal! - Shaun Whalley - Hereford 0 - 1 Southport Shaun Whalley grabs a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Hereford 0-1 Southport.

30:57

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Sharp. Tony McMillan takes the free kick.

30:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Samuel Clucas by Karl Ledsham. Andrew Corbett takes the free kick.

28:15

Inswinging corner taken by Samuel Clucas from the right by-line.

27:24

James Musa delivers the ball, clearance by James Smith.

25:55

Godfrey Poku takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

25:45

The ball is crossed by Russell Benjamin, clearance made by Marley Watkins.

24:13

Shaun Whalley produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

20:33

The ball is swung over by Marley Watkins, clearance made by James Smith.

19:04

Corner taken by Karl Ledsham from the right by-line to the near post, Kingsley James makes a clearance.

16:32

Andy Owens is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Dan Hanford restarts play with the free kick.

14:43

Karl Ledsham is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Dan Hanford.

12:53

Ryan Bowman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neill Byrne. Tony McMillan restarts play with the free kick.

12:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Owens on Stefan Stam. Dan Hanford takes the direct free kick.

11:36

Corner taken by Karl Ledsham from the right by-line.

10:45

The referee blows for offside against Chris Sharp. Tony McMillan restarts play with the free kick.

8:40

Cross/shot by Andrew Corbett, Tony McMillan gets a block in.

5:17

Handball by Ryan Bowman. Free kick taken by Tony McMillan.

4:32

Foul by Andy Owens on Samuel Clucas, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Samuel Clucas.

3:10

Centre by Andrew Corbett.

2:55

The ball is sent over by Ryan Bowman.

0:25

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Godfrey Poku by Samuel Clucas. James Smith takes the free kick.

0:00

The game begins.

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