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Tamworth 1-0 Hereford United

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.

Line-ups

Tamworth

  • 1Belford
  • 2Evans
  • 12Caprice
  • 7Kerry
  • 6Richards-EvertonBooked at 76mins
  • 34Keane
  • 24Batis-CandeBooked at 44minsSubstituted forHobanat 86'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 11Thornton
  • 18Woolery
  • 5ReindorfSubstituted forChadwickat 90+3'minutes
  • 17Peniket

Substitutes

  • 3Hoban
  • 8Baker
  • 10Byfield
  • 28Chadwick
  • 33Morgan

Hereford

  • 21Lloyd-Weston
  • 2LeadbitterSubstituted forBushat 57'minutes
  • 7Purdie
  • 4James
  • 6Graham
  • 12Collins
  • 32BowenSubstituted forBrownat 69'minutes
  • 33MurphyBooked at 86mins
  • 11Smith
  • 16ArtusSubstituted forWalkerat 69'minutes
  • 15Rankine

Substitutes

  • 3Bush
  • 9Walker
  • 17Brown
  • 22Edge
  • 30Williams
Referee:
Jason Whiteley
Attendance:
1,154

Match Stats

Home TeamTamworthAway TeamHereford
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Tamworth 1, Hereford United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tamworth 1, Hereford United 0.
Foul by Dominic Collins (Hereford United).
Kevin Thornton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Nick Chadwick replaces Jessy Reindorf because of an injury.
Foul by Chris Bush (Hereford United).
Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Booking

Claudiu Hoban (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Claudiu Hoban (Tamworth).
Sam Smith (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

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

Booking

Billy Murphy (Hereford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Billy Murphy (Hereford United).
Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Foul by Sam Smith (Hereford United).
Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Corner, Hereford United.

Booking

Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).
Dan Walker (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Corner, Tamworth.
Corner, Tamworth.
Foul by Dan Walker (Hereford United).
Kevin Thornton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Corner, Hereford United.

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Jonathan Brown replaces Jarrod Bowen.

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Dan Walker replaces Frankie Artus.
Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth).
Dominic Collins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Corner, Tamworth.
Attempt saved. Richard Peniket (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Hereford United. Chris Bush replaces Daniel Leadbitter because of an injury.
Foul by Frankie Artus (Hereford United).
Richard Peniket (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.
Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from outside the box.
Foul by Sam Smith (Hereford United).
Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Second Half

Second Half begins Tamworth 0, Hereford United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Tamworth 0, Hereford United 0.
Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).
Billy Murphy (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

Booking

Amido Batis-Cande (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Amido Batis-Cande (Tamworth).
Luke Graham (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Foul by Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth).
Dominic Collins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Richard Peniket (Tamworth) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right.
Attempt missed. Jarrod Bowen (Hereford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).
Rob Purdie (Hereford United) wins a free kick.
Corner, Tamworth.
Attempt saved. Jessy Reindorf (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Jarrod Bowen (Hereford United) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.
Hand ball by Sam Smith (Hereford United).
Attempt saved. Sam Smith (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jack Evans with a cross.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Luton43271156292
2Cambridge44231384082
3Grimsby442111121874
4Halifax432110122773
5Gateshead442013111873
6Braintree44219141872
7Kidderminster44201014770
8Alfreton4421716-367
9Forest Green43198161765
10Barnet43181114465
11Woking4319717-464
12Salisbury4418917-863
13Nuneaton43171115-762
14Lincoln City44161315061
15Macclesfield4317719158
16Wrexham4316918157
17Welling43151216157
18Southport44131120-1850
19Aldershot44151316748
20Chester43111319-2246
21Hereford44111221-2145
22Dartford4412824-2244
23Tamworth449926-3736
24Hyde United441736-7910
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