Load of old bull
Hereford United 1 Charlton Athletic 0 AET
Tonight only emphasised the threadbare nature of our squad. With Dailly, Llera and Richardson all missing captain for the night Semedo joined Youga as a makeshift centre-half pairing with Solly and Basey playing full backs. Mambo despite plenty of pre-season action was an unused substitute.
323 Addicks made the journey, a very creditable and loyal number (11% of the entire attendance in fact) but they had little to cheer as Hereford made most of the clearcut chances and once again we relied on Elliot's efforts, this time to take us into extra time, something we could have done without and we would have if Gray had made the most of a free header in front of an empty net and then from the spot. Adam Bartlett saving his penalty after he stumbled under a challenge. Perhaps it is best for all concerned if we hurry through Gray's move to Barnsley.
At that point all was not lost as it was left to Stuart Fleetwood to finally make a name for himself but he put a great chance wide to save us all from the ignominy of another defeat to lower opposition in this competition.Report: BBC Sport
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