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  • English Blue Square Bet Premier
  • 5 March 2013, 7:45pm
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HerefordHerefordvNewportNewport
2
  • O'Keefe, pen 42
  • O'Keefe, pen 75
3
  • Minshull, 72
  • Minshull, 81
  • Willmott, 90+3

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Match ends, Hereford United 2, Newport County 3.

90+6 mins:Second Half ends, Hereford United 2, Newport County 3.

90+6 mins:Foul by Luke Graham (Hereford United).

90+6 mins:Robbie Willmott (Newport County) wins a free kick.

90+5 mins:Attempt saved. Scott Donnelly (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

90+5 mins:Robbie Willmott (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

90+3 mins:Goal! Hereford United 2, Newport County 3. Robbie Willmott (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Michael Flynn.

90 mins:Foul by Luke Graham (Hereford United).

90 mins:Andy Sandell (Newport County) wins a free kick.

88 mins:Foul by Christian Jolley (Newport County).

88 mins:James Musa (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

84 mins:Foul by Brian Smikle (Hereford United).

84 mins:Byron Anthony (Newport County) wins a free kick.

82 mins:Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United).

82 mins:Lee Minshull (Newport County) wins a free kick.

82 mins:Substitution, Hereford United. Chris Carruthers replaces Marlon Jackson.

81 mins:Goal! Hereford United 2, Newport County 2. Lee Minshull (Newport County) header from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Sandell with a cross.

79 mins:Foul by Brian Smikle (Hereford United).

79 mins:Scott Donnelly (Newport County) wins a free kick.

79 mins:Attempt blocked. David Pipe (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

78 mins:Foul by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

78 mins:Byron Anthony (Newport County) wins a free kick.

75 mins:Goal! Hereford United 2, Newport County 1. Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

74 mins:Penalty conceded by David Pipe (Newport County) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

74 mins:Foul by Scott Donnelly (Newport County).

74 mins:Marlon Jackson (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

72 mins:Goal! Hereford United 1, Newport County 1. Lee Minshull (Newport County) header from a difficult angle on the right to the top right corner. Assisted by Andy Sandell with a cross.

71 mins:Corner, Newport County.

71 mins:Attempt blocked. Lee Minshull (Newport County) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Flynn with a cross.

71 mins:Corner, Newport County.

70 mins:Corner, Newport County.

70 mins:Hand ball by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

68 mins:Attempt missed. Lee Minshull (Newport County) header from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michael Flynn with a cross.

67 mins:Substitution, Newport County. Robbie Willmott replaces Danny Crow because of an injury.

64 mins:James Bittner (Hereford United) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

63 mins:Foul by David Pipe (Newport County).

63 mins:James Bittner (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

62 mins:Foul by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

62 mins:Andy Sandell (Newport County) wins a free kick.

61 mins:Offside, Newport County. Ismail Yakubu tries a through ball, but Ismail Yakubu is caught offside.

61 mins:Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

60 mins:Foul by Kingsley James (Hereford United).

60 mins:Lee Minshull (Newport County) wins a free kick.

59 mins:Attempt missed. Lee Minshull (Newport County) header from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Michael Flynn with a cross.

58 mins:Substitution, Newport County. Scott Donnelly replaces Rhys Griffiths.

58 mins:Substitution, Hereford United. Brian Smikle replaces Marley Watkins because of an injury.

57 mins:Attempt saved. Marlon Jackson (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

56 mins:Attempt saved. Ismail Yakubu (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is saved.

55 mins:Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United).

55 mins:Byron Anthony (Newport County) wins a free kick.

55 mins:Attempt blocked. Andy Sandell (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

52 mins:Foul by Marley Watkins (Hereford United).

52 mins:Andy Sandell (Newport County) wins a free kick.

51 mins:Foul by Rhys Griffiths (Newport County).

51 mins:Luke Graham (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

51 mins:Offside, Newport County. Christian Jolley tries a through ball, but Christian Jolley is caught offside.

49 mins:Attempt saved. Marlon Jackson (Hereford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

48 mins:Attempt missed. Andy Sandell (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

46 mins:Foul by Michael Flynn (Newport County).

46 mins:Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

Second Half begins Hereford United 1, Newport County 0.

45+4 mins:First Half ends, Hereford United 1, Newport County 0.

45+3 mins:Corner, Newport County.

45+3 mins:Foul by Sam Clucas (Hereford United).

45+3 mins:David Pipe (Newport County) wins a free kick.

45+2 mins:Attempt blocked. Chris Sharp (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

45 mins:Foul by Rhys Griffiths (Newport County).

45 mins:James Musa (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

44 mins:Attempt saved. Rhys Griffiths (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

43 mins:Foul by Luke Graham (Hereford United).

43 mins:Rhys Griffiths (Newport County) wins a free kick.

42 mins:Goal! Hereford United 1, Newport County 0. Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

42 mins:Penalty conceded by David Pipe (Newport County) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

41 mins:Penalty saved! Marley Watkins (Hereford United) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

40 mins:Penalty conceded by David Pipe (Newport County) after a foul in the penalty area.

40 mins:Penalty Hereford United. Marlon Jackson draws a foul in the penalty area.

38 mins:Foul by Danny Crow (Newport County).

38 mins:Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

38 mins:Attempt saved. Chris Sharp (Hereford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

37 mins:Foul by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

37 mins:Ismail Yakubu (Newport County) wins a free kick.

36 mins:Hand ball by Lee Minshull (Newport County).

36 mins:Attempt blocked. Joe Connor (Hereford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Clucas with a cross.

35 mins:Andy Sandell (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

34 mins:Foul by Andy Sandell (Newport County).

34 mins:Marley Watkins (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

34 mins:Foul by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

34 mins:Ismail Yakubu (Newport County) wins a free kick.

32 mins:Attempt missed. Sam Clucas (Hereford United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

31 mins:Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United).

31 mins:Michael Flynn (Newport County) wins a free kick.

29 mins:Foul by Sam Clucas (Hereford United).

29 mins:David Pipe (Newport County) wins a free kick.

27 mins:Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United).

27 mins:Michael Flynn (Newport County) wins a free kick.

26 mins:Attempt missed. Sam Clucas (Hereford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

25 mins:Offside, Newport County. Rhys Griffiths tries a through ball, but Rhys Griffiths is caught offside.

24 mins:Attempt missed. Andy Sandell (Newport County) header from a difficult angle on the left.

24 mins:Attempt saved. Christian Jolley (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

22 mins:Attempt missed. Christian Jolley (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

19 mins:Corner, Newport County.

19 mins:Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United).

19 mins:Michael Flynn (Newport County) wins a free kick.

17 mins:Attempt missed. Christian Jolley (Newport County) header from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by David Pipe with a cross.

15 mins:Hand ball by Rhys Griffiths (Newport County).

14 mins:Offside, Hereford United. Chris Sharp tries a through ball, but Chris Sharp is caught offside.

13 mins:Attempt saved. Stefan Stam (Hereford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

12 mins:Attempt saved. Christian Jolley (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

9 mins:Attempt saved. Andy Sandell (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

8 mins:Foul by James Musa (Hereford United).

8 mins:Rhys Griffiths (Newport County) wins a free kick.

7 mins:Foul by Chris Sharp (Hereford United).

7 mins:Tony James (Newport County) wins a free kick.

6 mins:Foul by Tony James (Newport County).

6 mins:Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

2 mins:Foul by Lee Minshull (Newport County).

2 mins:Josh O'Keefe (Hereford United) wins a free kick.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

1James Bittner
14Stefan Stam
6Luke Graham
27James Musa
7Marley Watkins58
18Sam Clucas
4Joe Connor
21Josh O'Keefe
15Kingsley James
9Marlon Jackson82
10Chris Sharp

substitutes

2Andy Gallinagh
8Chris Carruthers82
3Joe Heath
26Rod McDonald
22Brian Smikle58

referee

Robert Whitton

team line-up

40Leonard Pidgeley
5Tony James
21Byron Anthony
6Ismail Yakubu
2David Pipe
13Andy Sandell
8Lee Minshull
23Christian Jolley
17Michael Flynn
27Rhys Griffiths58
9Danny Crow67

substitutes

3Andrew Hughes
24Robbie Willmott67
1Alan Julian
26Scott Donnelly58
14Jake Thomson

referee

Robert Whitton

match stats

possession %4950
shots on target79
shots off target26
corners05
tackles won00
offsides13