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Worcester City 0 Gloucester City 1
Updated 4:55pm Saturday 28th December 2013 in Sport By Steve Carley - Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year 2013, @stevecarleyWN
This live event has finished
- Tyler Weir and Daniel Nti in for injured Shabir Khan and Danny Glover
- 0-1: Waldon 20 mins
We're five minutes into stoppage time.
Leslie again, cleared on the near post.
Leslie with it, mad scramble in the box and hacked away for another corner.
Late corner for Worcester.
City 90+1 mins: Munday for foul on Harris.
Nelson-Addy shanks the ball over from the edge of the area. Another poor finish.
Huge appeals for handball against a Gloucester defender following Dell's pass. Nothing given.
Dell's shot rebounds off keeper Green and Moore blazes the loose ball over the bar.
Moore pulls a shot wide of the far post.
Free-kick from Leslie fails to beat the first defender.
81 mins: Nelson-Addy and Lewis Hogg after squaring up to each other.
Leslie with the corner, Green with the flying punch clear.
Moore getting some stick from the Gloucester fans and he is gesturing to them.
Thompson drives the ball against Giglio and the Tigers clear.
Sub. City 74 mins: Niall Thompson replaces Aaron Williams.
Sub. Gloucester 72 mins: Scott Wilson on for Connor Waldon.
Veiga clears outside his box, the ball falls to Edwards but he puts it wide with the goal at his mercy.
70 mins: Weir squares up to Waldon and both are booked.
Header from Aaron Williams lands just the wrong side of the post.
Sub. City 66 mins: Dominic Dell on for Daniel Nti.
Edwards with the cross and Veiga is out to gather at the feet of Waldon.
City break upfield, Aaron Williams feeds Nti and his shot is awful, hitting the roof of the stand.
Public address announcer almost introduced Steven Leslie as John Leslie!
Sub. City 61 mins: Steven Leslie on for Richard Taundry.
“@leejackson345: @rhysgoode1 could've caught it...” ...in my mouth, them things are expensive!!!— @rhysgoode1 28 December 2013
Worcester enjoying their best spell of the match.
The fans have stopped taunting each other.
RT @rhysgoode1: Just had a cottage pie wanged on me...— @leejackson345 28 December 2013
City beginning to see more of the ball, George Williams has a cross claimed by the keeper.
Taundry's corner is headed away by the visitors.
More stewards are making the way to the ongoing incident at the end of the main stand.
The trouble seems to have calmed for the moment.
Nti breaks into the box but scuffs his effort into the keeper's arms.
Inevitably, trouble is starting to flare and the stewards are involved.
The Worcester fans have moved around the ground and are now much closer to the away support. This could get interesting.
Corner kick is gobbled up by Veiga.
Waldon's drive is parried over by Veiga.
Attendance is 796.
Deeney's corner is gathered by Green at the second attempt.
Nti knocks the ball forward for Moore, he shoots and Green saves.
Deeney takes it short to Ebby Nelson-Addy, gets the ball back and then hits his cross straight at the first defender.
City get their fifth corner of the half.
Taundry sends in the corner, referee spots a foul and City lose the advantage.
Giglio's free-kick is easily caught by Veiga under his bar.
Deeney's corner eventually drops to Ethan Moore but his cross is cleared.
Groves with the corner for the Tigers, Veiga punches and Waldon puts the ball over the bar.
Veiga gets down low to hold on to Jack Harris' strike.
Edwards penalised for a foul on Weir just as he was about to meet Markus Giglio's cross.
Richard Taundry takes it short to Aaron Williams, receives the return pass but his cross is nodded wide by Matt Regan.
Deeney's corner is headed behind for another on the opposite side.
Good move from Worcester ends with Daniel Nti having a shot deflected for a corner.
Aaron Williams brings the ball forward and has a shot comfortably saved by Mike Green.
Gloucester 20 mins: The ball breaks to Waldon around the edge of the area and he loops it over Veiga.
Joe Parker takes the ball past Jose Veiga but Weir, who got caught out in the first place, gets back to clear the cross.
Plenty of strong challenges going in.
Still waiting for the first chance for Worcester.
Matt Groves with the Gloucester corner and Darren Edwards heads just over.
Connor Waldon fires wide from the edge of the box.
Corner for Worcester. Ellis Deeney delivers, Mike Green does well to claim.
Tyler Weir getting booed by the visiting fans. No surprises there.
I should have gone to City today!! #WCFC— @DanBakes10 28 December 2013
#ComeOnCity #wcfc— @ac_wcfc 28 December 2013
Worcester make two changes from the team that drew at Solihull Moors, both enforced.
Tyler Weir comes in to face his former club in the absence of Shabir Khan (hernia), while Danny Glover has failed to shake off his arm injury and is replaced by Daniel Nti.
Worcester City: Veiga, G Williams, Weir, Regan, Munday, Deeney, Nelson-Addy, Taundry, Nti, Moore, A Williams. Subs: Leslie, Dell, Smith, Thompson, Hawker.
Gloucester City: M Green, M Green, Giglio, Coupe, Harris, Hogg, Parker, Mullings, Edwards, Waldon, Groves. Subs: Phillips, Wilson, Kotwica, Haile, Binns.
Referee: Simon Knapp (Bristol).
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