Hereford v Colchester

09 August 2010 01:23
Hereford manager Simon Davey has no fresh injury concerns following Saturday's 1-0 win at Crewe.Jamaica international O'Neil Thompson will continue in defence following his loan move from Barnsley. [LNB]Colchester are still without goalkeeper Ben Williams who is recovering from an ankle injury. [LNB]New signing Ben Coker is also on the sidelines with an ankle injury while John-Joe O'Toole and Morten Knudsen are long term absentees. [LNB][LNB] MATCH FACTS Head-to-head[LNB]• This is the 44th meeting between these clubs. Hereford have won 15 of the previous 43 matches, Colchester 14, with 14 ending in draws. [LNB]• The Essex club have won their last two visits to Edgar Street; 2-0 in League One in April 2009, and 1-0 in the FA Cup in November 2009. [LNB]• The pair have never been drawn together in the League Cup previously. [LNB][LNB] Have your say on the game Hereford[LNB]• In the four seasons since returning to the Football League, Hereford have failed to reach the second round just once. [LNB]• The Bulls' best League Cup performance occurred in only their third appearance in it, when they reached the third round in 1974/75. [LNB]• This match marks Simon Davey's home debut as Hereford manager. [LNB]• The Bulls are chasing a third successive home win in the League Cup. [LNB]Colchester[LNB]• They have lost in the first round in four of the last five years. [LNB]• The Essex club's best run in the competition was in 1974/75, when they reached the quarter-finals. [LNB]• This is John Ward's first League Cup tie as manager of Colchester.

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