Full-time - Worcester City 3 Grays Athletic 1

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90+5 mins: Onibuje denied by a good Meredith block.

90+4 mins: SUB. City: Marco Adaggio replaces Marc McGregor.

90+1 mins: GOAL. City: Wilding smashes a free-kick home from 20 yards and City are home and dry.

90+1 mins: YELLOW CARD. Grays: Daniel Bunce booked for foul on Dinsmore.

89 mins: City looking for a third but, at the other end, Onibuje's header is well saved by Meredith.

85 mins: Poole hits the crossbar from close-range. City's goal is leading a charmed life.

83 mins: YELLOW CARD. City: Marc McGregor booked.

82 mins: Hoyte's shot is straight at Meredith as Grays continue to pile on the pressure.

80 mins: SUB. City: Matt Dinsmore replaces Alfie Carter.

78 mins: Poole's corner drops in the six-yard box but City manage to clear. Grays' pressure is mounting.

75 mins: Onibuje sends a header wide from Graham's cross.

72 mins: Billy Bingham fires a shot straight into the midriff of Meredith.

70 mins: Poole drills in a cross and Onibuje just fails to connect at the far post.

68 mins: YELLOW CARD. City: Davies booked for foul on Poole.

66 mins: Bradley Hudson-Odoi is caught offside as Grays search for a way back into the game.

63 mins: Ward takes City's sixth corner of the match and again Grays are put under pressure to clear.

59 mins: Another Ward flag-kick causes havoc in the six-yard box but the ball is eventually claimed by Robinson.

54 mins: Ward's corner is met by Wayne Daniel and then Clyde's effort is hacked off the line.

52 mins: Richard Graham jinks his way into a good position and his shot is saved by Meredith. McGregor heads the resulting corner clear.

48 mins: Meredith forced to punch away a free-kick. At the other end, keeper Robinson comes off worse in a challenge with Carter.

45+1 mins: Carter twists and turns in the box and fires into the side netting.

44 mins: Elvins lofts the ball forward for McGregor but he scuffs his effort under pressure from a defender.

41 mins: Poole's free-kick is headed into Meredith's arms by Grays captain Gavin Hoyte.

36 mins: DOUBLE SUB. Grays: Glen Poole replaces Alsseny Cissoko and Fola Onibuje comes on for Harry Agombar.

34 mins: Davies tries to chip the keeper and Robinson is forced to back-pedal to gather.

33 mins: Carter prods the ball through to McGregor, he sends the ball into the area and Gary Walker puts his diving header against the post.

31 mins: City still in the ascendancy and taking the game to their higher graded opponents.

24 mins: Mark Clyde heads the ball down in the area and Carter volleys it into the ground and past Robinson. City back in front.

22 mins: GOAL. Grays: Harry Agombar's free-kick is headed backwards by Tom Kemp, Jake Meredith catches the ball but is deemed to have carried it over the line.

16 mins: GOAL. City: McGregor's shot is deflected wide. From the corner, Graham Ward crosses and Rob Elvins flicks a header past keeper Stuart Robinson.

14 mins: Craig Wilding drills the resulting free-kick across goal and just wide of the far post.

13 mins YELLOW CARD. Grays: Alain Lagombe booked for foul on Rob Davies.

11 mins: Tom Kemp flicks the ball on in the area and Alfie Carter volleys acrobatically over.

8 mins: Grays have had three early corners but none of them have come to anything.

Team news: Marc McGregor and Rob Elvins start up front for Worcester City in this FA Trophy first round proper match.

Alfie Carter plays on the left of midfield, Rob Davies on the right and Marco Adaggio is on the bench with Matt Dinsmore.

Apologies for the late start to live coverage, this was due to technical difficulties beyond my control.

Worcester City: Meredith, Ward, Clyde, Wilding, Daniel, Kemp (c), Davies, Walker, McGregor (Adaggio 90+4), Elvins, Carter (Dinsmore 80). Subs not used: Spencer, Fitzpatrick, Bridges.

Grays Athletic: Robinson, Mawer, Hoyte (c), Lagombe, Bunce, Graham, Cissoko (Poole 36), Dean, Bingham, Agombar (Onibuje 36), Hudson-Odoi. Subs not used: Edwards, Davis, Mallman.

Referee: S Bennett.

Attendance: 545.

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