FULL TIME: AFC Wulfrunians 3-1 Hereford
11th July 2017 by Jamie Griffiths -
Club News,Match Live
FULL TIME: Despite taking a 10th minute lead through Jimmy Oates, the Bulls slipped to a 3-1 defeat in their opening friendly of the 2017/18 season.
Beadles men had bossed long spells of possession in both halves, but failed to convert from a number of deliveries.
Preen, Edge and Preece all went close, but Wulfrunians proved to be much more prolific, converting all three of their chances to secure the win.
21:30 | GOAL! Mistake from Purdie sees Sweeney break into the box, round Davies and slot the ball home. 3-1 to the hosts.
21:21 | SUBS: Oates, Bowen, Haysham, Reffell & Deaman off. Youngsters Preece, Franklin, Pugh, Hayes & Richards come on.
21:18 | GOAL! Wulfrunians take a 2-1 lead with Alex Solomon sending the ball past Davies.
21:03 | SUBS: Preece, Edge, Mills, McGrath and Preen are replaced by Molyneux, Purdie, Green, Dinsley and Symons. Davies replaced Horsell at half time.
20:51 | One change for The Bulls, with Oliver Davies replacing Martin Horsell as the second half gets underway. We expect more changes to be made around the hour mark.
20:50 | The second half is underway.
The players are out for the second half. Full second half audio comms and live interactive coverage available below.
Jimmy Oates got his name on the scoresheet inside 10minutes with this long range effort.
HALF TIME: AFC Wulfrunians 1-1 Hereford
The Bulls bossed possession throughout the first half, but despite decent efforts from Jamie Edge and Garyn Preen, Beadles men could only find the back of net once during the first 45minutes.
At the other end chances for the home side were limited, but they did find the back of the net, albeit against the run of play. Hunt rising highest at the back post to head home.
20:10 | Goal! Matt Hunt levels for the home side, beating Mark Preece at the back post to head home.
20:00 | GOAL! Jimmy Oates breaks the deadlock with a long range effort from 25 yards out. 1-0 Hereford.
19:50 | The game kicks off slightly later than anticipated, but we’re underway! Live text coverage is available below.
18:31 | The team have arrived here at Castlecroft, and are taking a look around the pitch. We’re off to track down a burger and pre-match drink! Join us later for live text and audio coverage!