Lloyd Kerry struck the only goal at The Lamb as already-relegated Tamworth dealt a blow to Hereford United's Conference Premier survival hopes.

Kerry hit the post early on for Dale Belford's Tamworth, who claimed their first win in 10 matches.

The hosts were indebted to their keeper Cameron Belford, who kept out Bulls strikers Sam Smith and Michael Rankine on more than one occasion.

And it was left to Kelly to fire home the winner from 12 yards out.

Hereford remain in the relegation zone, one point behind Chester, who face local rivals Wrexham on Saturday.

Lineup, Bookings (4) & Substitutions (5)

Tamworth

  • 01 Belford
  • 02 Evans
  • 12 Caprice
  • 07 Kerry
  • 06 Richards-Everton Booked
  • 34 Keane
  • 24 Batis-Cande Booked (Hoban - 86' Booked )
  • 11 Thornton
  • 18 Woolery
  • 05 Reindorf (Chadwick - 93' )
  • 17 Peniket

Substitutes

  • 03 Hoban
  • 08 Baker
  • 10 Byfield
  • 28 Chadwick
  • 33 Morgan

Hereford United

  • 21 Lloyd-Weston
  • 02 Leadbitter (Bush - 57' )
  • 07 Purdie
  • 04 James
  • 06 Graham
  • 12 Collins
  • 32 Bowen (Brown - 69' )
  • 33 Murphy Booked
  • 11 Smith
  • 16 Artus (Walker - 69' )
  • 15 Rankine

Substitutes

  • 03 Bush
  • 09 Walker
  • 17 Brown
  • 22 Edge
  • 30 Williams
Ref: Jason Whiteley
Att: 1,154

Match Stats

Shots

6 8

On target

3 3

Corners

0 0

Fouls

9 14

Live Text Commentary

+7:00 Full time

Full Time Match ends, Tamworth 1, Hereford United 0.

90:00 +6:00 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Tamworth 1, Hereford United 0.

90:00 +5:23

Foul by Dominic Collins (Hereford United).

90:00 +5:23

Kevin Thornton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

90:00 +5:16

Attempt missed. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box.

90:00 +2:47 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Tamworth. Nick Chadwick replaces Jessy Reindorf because of an injury.

89:16

Foul by Chris Bush (Hereford United).

89:16

Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

87:32 Booking

Booking Claudiu Hoban (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

86:50

Foul by Claudiu Hoban (Tamworth).

86:50

Sam Smith (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

85:20 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Tamworth. Claudiu Hoban replaces Amido Batis-Cande.

85:01 Booking

Booking Billy Murphy (Hereford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

84:49

Foul by Billy Murphy (Hereford United).

84:49

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

83:30

Foul by Sam Smith (Hereford United).

83:30

Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

76:20

Corner, Hereford United.

75:36 Booking

Booking Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

75:04

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).

75:04

Dan Walker (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

73:13

Corner, Tamworth.

72:20

Corner, Tamworth.

71:32

Foul by Dan Walker (Hereford United).

71:32

Kevin Thornton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

70:39

Attempt saved. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

69:51

Corner, Hereford United.

68:43 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hereford United. Jonathan Brown replaces Jarrod Bowen.

68:42 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hereford United. Dan Walker replaces Frankie Artus.

68:35

Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth).

68:35

Dominic Collins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

65:02

Corner, Tamworth.

64:27

Attempt saved. Richard Peniket (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

61:06 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Tamworth 1, Hereford United 0. Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

60:40

Offside, Tamworth. Jessy Reindorf tries a through ball, but Jessy Reindorf is caught offside.

56:44 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hereford United. Chris Bush replaces Daniel Leadbitter because of an injury.

54:58

Foul by Frankie Artus (Hereford United).

54:58

Richard Peniket (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

52:44

Attempt missed. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

51:07

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from outside the box.

48:57

Foul by Sam Smith (Hereford United).

48:57

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

45:00

Second Half begins Tamworth 0, Hereford United 0.

45:00 +1:25 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Tamworth 0, Hereford United 0.

45:00 +0:42

Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

45:00 +0:42

Billy Murphy (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

43:21 Booking

Booking Amido Batis-Cande (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

43:00

Foul by Amido Batis-Cande (Tamworth).

43:00

Luke Graham (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

41:49

Foul by Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth).

41:49

Dominic Collins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

39:17

Richard Peniket (Tamworth) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right.

38:41

Attempt missed. Jarrod Bowen (Hereford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

36:32

Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

36:32

Rob Purdie (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

35:01

Corner, Tamworth.

34:41

Attempt saved. Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

33:56

Attempt missed. Jarrod Bowen (Hereford United) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

31:29

Hand ball by Sam Smith (Hereford United).

28:40

Attempt saved. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

25:26

Attempt missed. Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jack Evans with a cross.

24:27

Foul by Kingsley James (Hereford United).

24:27

Amido Batis-Cande (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

23:16

Attempt missed. Michael Rankine (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

22:55

Offside, Tamworth. Kevin Thornton tries a through ball, but Kevin Thornton is caught offside.

22:09

Foul by Kingsley James (Hereford United).

22:09

Jordan Keane (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

20:41

Foul by Kingsley James (Hereford United).

20:41

Jack Evans (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

17:42

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).

17:42

Sam Smith (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

16:45

Foul by Luke Graham (Hereford United).

16:45

Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

15:19

Attempt saved. Rob Purdie (Hereford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

11:26

Foul by Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth).

11:26

Dominic Collins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

10:57

Foul by Sam Smith (Hereford United).

10:57

Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

9:48

Corner, Tamworth.

8:21

Foul by Kingsley James (Hereford United).

8:21

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

6:10

Offside, Hereford United. Kingsley James tries a through ball, but Kingsley James is caught offside.

5:13

Corner, Hereford United.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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