The FA Cup - Second Round - Replay
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Hereford FC 0-2 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood Town will host Premier League Leicester City in the FA Cup third round after beating seventh-tier Hereford in a replay at Edgar Street.

Captain Cian Bolger headed in from a corner to give Fleetwood the lead inside 10 minutes, after the sides had drawn 1-1 at Highbury 12 days ago.

Bolger then doubled the Cod Army's lead with a free header from another corner.

John Mills went close for Hereford from a free-kick, but the hosts rarely troubled their League One visitors.

Southern League Premier Division phoenix club Hereford are in only their third season back in existence, and were backed by a vociferous home crowd.

Pete Beadle's side piled forward late on, but the Bulls were unable to break down a well-organised Fleetwood defence.

The visitors went close to extending their lead when Leeds United loanee Lewie Coyle clipped the bar with a curling effort.

Uwe Rosler's side will now welcome the Foxes on Saturday, 6 January in a 12:45 GMT kick-off.

Line-ups

Hereford

  • 1Horsell
  • 3O'Shea
  • 6Deaman
  • 5Green
  • 2Oates
  • 7PreenSubstituted forSmithat 69'minutes
  • 4Murphy
  • 8DinsleyBooked at 17mins
  • 11Symons
  • 10Reffell
  • 9Mills

Substitutes

  • 12Page
  • 14Preston
  • 15Smith
  • 16Haysham
  • 17Bird
  • 18Franklin
  • 20Harris

Fleetwood

  • 21Cairns
  • 5EasthamBooked at 64mins
  • 12Bolger
  • 38Cargill
  • 9BurnsSubstituted forCoyleat 66'minutes
  • 28Sowerby
  • 18GlendonSubstituted forSchwablat 83'minutes
  • 4O'Neill
  • 3Bell
  • 7Hiwula-MayifuilaSubstituted forHunterat 72'minutes
  • 44Cole

Substitutes

  • 1Neal
  • 2Coyle
  • 6Pond
  • 22Hunter
  • 23Schwabl
  • 24Nadesan
  • 27Biggins
Referee:
David Coote
Attendance:
4,235

Match Stats

Home TeamHerefordAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hereford FC 0, Fleetwood Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hereford FC 0, Fleetwood Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jimmy Oates (Hereford FC) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Keyon Reffell with a headed pass following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Hereford FC. Conceded by Ashley Hunter.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Devante Cole (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Amari'i Bell.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mike Symons (Hereford FC) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Billy Murphy with a cross.

  7. Post update

    Mike Symons (Hereford FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Baily Cargill (Fleetwood Town).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Mike Symons (Hereford FC).

  10. Post update

    Cian Bolger (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Lance Smith (Hereford FC).

  12. Post update

    Markus Schwabl (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Markus Schwabl replaces George Glendon.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Keyon Reffell (Hereford FC) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Calvin Dinsley.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mike Symons (Hereford FC) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Calvin Dinsley with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Aiden O'Neill (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ashley Hunter with a cross.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Calvin Dinsley (Hereford FC) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  18. Post update

    Aiden O'Neill (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Mike Symons (Hereford FC).

  20. Post update

    Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood Town) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the right side of the box.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Thursday 14th December 2017

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