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Worcester City 0 Telford United 1
Updated 11:05am Wednesday 19th February 2014 in Sport
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- City aiming for a sixth win in seven league games
- (Half time) Worcester City 0-1 Telford United (Dan Preston, 12)
- (Full time) Worcester City 0-1 Telford United
Telford cling on to secure a 1-0 win.
A battling City are being warmly applauded off the field by their fans.
Nti charges forward but drives into the side netting with the final kick of the game.
Brown hammers a free kick from distance that's palmed out to the feet of Farrell, but he can't guide the ball home from close range. A big chance wasted for City.
Williams crosses and Brown beats goalkeeper Young to the ball, but heads wide of the target.
4 minutes added time to be played
Owens tees Adam Farrell, who drags his half volley wide for the visitors.
City (82): Richard Munday makes way for Aaron Farrell.
United counter at pace, but Mike Phenix ignores the unmarked Sean Clancy before being dispossessed by a strong Munday tackle.
Nelso-Addy's inswinging cross from the left finds Brown, who again heads over the bar.
The hosts are beginning to take hold of this game as they push for an equaliser.
George Williams produces a dangerous, first time cross that flashes across the six yard box. Agonisingly close to being touched in.
Within seconds of coming on, Phenix clatters Weir with a scything tackle. Just a yellow for the substitute.
Telford (65): Mike Phenix comes on for Shaun Whalley. City will be glad to see the back of him.
Nelson-Addy unleashes a dipping piledriver from distance that Young gathers at the second time of asking.
The tenacious Ethan Moore hounds and then dispossesses Baynes, but his cross is cut out by Young.
Neat control on the chest by the lively Shaun Whalley allows him to glide into the City area, but he takes too long to pull the trigger and his delayed, swivelling shot is gathered easily by Veiga.
From the resulting free kick, Leslie's curling cross finds the leaping Aaron Brown, who heads wide of the far post.
Wes Baynes is then booked for a late challenge from behind on Steven Leslie.
Wes Baynes drives into the City half before reaching the edge of the area. His right footed shot deflects off Graham Hutchinson and Veiga does well to gather, diving low to his right.
The second half is underway.
Dan Preston's 12th minute header is enough to give The Bucks a 1-0 half time lead.
Free kick for a pushing foul on Brown is greeted by ironic cheers from the City faithful. Deeney fires the resulting free kick from just outside the area into the wall.
George Williams's high cross to the back post finds Nti, who has the composure to tee Brown, but the midfielder lashes over from close range.
Tyler Weir tries his luck with a speculative effort from distance, but it flies harmlessly over the bar.
Veiga scrambles low down to his left palm away a thumping header from Dan Preston, before Nelson-Addy hacks the ball clear.
Brown booked for an altercation following the referee blowing for a United free kick. He may have talked himself into the book.
With a City free kick straight from the training ground, Brown tees Leslie, whose driven shot is deflected wide for a corner.
Shaun Whalley releases Adam Farrell into the City area, but Veiga is equal to the striker's tame left-footed shot.
McGinn unleashes a thundering, first-time half-volley from the edge of the area that clips the top of Veiga's crossbar.
Telford United (12): Dan Preston heads United in front from Shaun Whalley's corner, despite the best efforts of City players to hack the ball clear off the line.
McGinn drills a low, left-footed free kick from distance and Veiga does enough to turn away the bobbling strike with his feet.
Munday hesitates and allows Adam Farrell through on goal, but charges back and puts in a well-timed last-ditch tackle to deny the striker a clean shot at goal.
City force their first corner of the game.
The teams are out at a chilly Aggborough.
Worcester City: Veiga, G Williams, Weir, Munday, Hutchison, Brown, Nti, Deeney (c), Moore, Nelson-Addy, Leslie. Subs: A Williams, Aaron Farrell, D Williams, Ramsey-Dickson, Bulman.
Telford United: Young, Baynes, McGinn, Byrne, Grand (c), Preston, Whalley, Grogan, Owens, Adam Farrell, Clancy. Subs: Lever, Barnett, Phenix, Booth, Pryce.
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