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Result - Worcester City 1 Eastwood Town 0
2:38pm Saturday 7th April 2012 in Live By Steve Carley - Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year 2013, @stevecarleyWN
90+5 mins: Full-time.
90+3 mins: YELLOW CARD. Eastwood: Kallum Keane for foul on Mills.
90+1 mins: City defending in the closing stages.
89 mins: City in no hurry to get a second, instead happy to keep the ball.
87 mins: Eastwood making a late rally. Can City hold on?
84 mins: YELLOW CARD. Eastwood: Danny Elliott for rash challenge on Mills.
79 mins: Elliott shoots harmlessly wide for nthe visitors.
77 mins: SUB. Eastwood: Josh Raven replaces captain Mitch Hanson.
76 mins: O'Connor's cross is just missed by Symons.
73 mins: GOAL. City: O'Connor slips the ball to Symons and he scores his 18th goal of the season.
71 mins: David Haggerty almost diverts Ellis Deeney's cross into his own net. From the corner, O'Connor fires agonisingly wide.
70 mins: City still camped in Eastwood's half but no sign of a goal yet.
67 mins: Brown fires over from just inside the area.
65 mins: City are starting to panic and getting a bit desperate.
64 mins: SUB. City: Simon Brown replaces Tyler Weir.
63 mins: Mills drills the box into the six-yard box. The ball hits a defender but handball appeals are waved away.
61 mins: SUB. Eastwood: Greg Simmons replaces Bailey.
60 mins: Symons takes a knock from Bailey but is back on his feet.
58 mins: Tyler Weir fires over the bar from distance. The shot was always rising.
56 mins: Rowe gets in a timely interception to thwart Bailey.
55 mins: Danny Elliott's strike is deflected for a corner. Jake Green takes it and Symons clears.
54 mins: Mills flashes a shot across goal and inches past the post.
52 mins: Symons glances Thorley's cross just wide.
50 mins: Bailey takes out Dwayne Samuels. He's already been booked and needs to be careful.
47 mins: City start the second-half camped in opposition territory.
46 mins: No changes at the break.
45+1 mins: Half-time.
45 mins: Thorley attempts to chip the keeper but gets it horribly wrong.
42 mins: O'Connor's header is deflected wide for another corner.
41 mins: City beginning to ramp up the pressure with a series of corners.
38 mins: Andrew spills Mills' effort but gathers at the second attempt.
37 mins: Wes Henry's firm shot is charged down by Elvins.
35 mins: Keeper Andrew gathers the ball right on the edge of his area. Very close call!
33 mins: Following Mills' corner, Elvins just fails to get a touch to the winger's cross.
32 mins: Shot from Mills is turned behind by keeper Sam Andrew for a corner.
30 mins: YELLOW CARDS. Kevin O'Connor and Bailey for squaring up to each other.
27 mins: Jacob Rowe plants a header straight at the keeper from Mills' free-kick.
26 mins: YELLOW CARD. Eastwood: Sam Benjamin for dissent.
23 mins: Matt Birley gets a lecture from the referee following a challenge.
20 mins: Troke produces an air shot but the visitors having the better of the play.
16 mins: Mill's free-kick is overhit and goes straight through to the keeper.
15 mins: Markell Bailey's effort is cleared off the line by Rob Elvins.
13 mins: Two quick corners for Eastwood are easily dealt with by the hosts.
9 mins: Tom Thorley playing more on the left of midfield. Mills further forward than usual.
5 mins: Cross from Mills just a bit too high for Mike Symons.
3 mins: Greg Mills gets the ball into the box but the visitors clear.
1 mins: Alex Troke's snap-shot is well parried clear by James Dormand.
0 mins: City kicking towards the canal end in the first-half.
GOOD afternoon and welcome to St George’s Lane for the Blue Square Bet North match between Worcester City and Eastwood Town.
Manager Carl Heeley makes three changes to the team that won 2-0 at Harrogate Town as Kevin O’Connor, Tom Thorley and Greg Mills return.
Stuart Whitehead, Danny Edwards and Danny Carey-Bertram drop out, while striker Michael Taylor is not in the squad.
Worcester City: Dormand, Samuels, Deeney, Thorley, Rowe, Elvins, Birley, O’Connor, Symons, Mills, Weir. Subs: Ayres, Edwards, P Green, Brown, Sargeant.
Eastwood Town: Andrew, Keane, Benjamin, Elliott, Haggerty, Caines, J Green, Hanson (c), Henry, Troke, Bailey. Subs: Simmons, Raven, Witton, Marriott, Cooper.
Referee: Tim Wood (Gloucestershire).