Mariners slump to~last-day defeat

Hereford gained revenge over Grimsby with a 2-0 home win to celebrate promotion to League One in front of their biggest crowd of the season.

Last Updated: 03/05/08 at 19:51 Post Comment

Smith: Broke the deadlock after 36 mins

Smith: Broke the deadlock after 36 mins

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

First-half strikes from Ben Smith and Theo Robinson set up Hereford's success, watched by 6,020 spectators, to make amends for their 2-1 defeat at Blundell Park.

Club captain Smith opened their scoring in the 36th minute when he drove home a pass from Kris Taylor under the diving body of Mariners goalkeeper Phil Barnes.

Teenager Robinson doubled Hereford's advantage three minutes before the break when he latched onto another pass from Taylor before beating Barnes with a low shot from 10 yards.

Hereford, however, had goalkeeper Ryan Esson - who was making his debut - to thank after he made two fine saves to deny Danny Boshell and Danny North.

At the end Hereford's supporters raced on the field to mob their heroes after their second promotion in three seasons.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Thursday, 14 May 2015
19:45
Southend 3-1 Stevenage Report
Wycombe 2-1 Plymouth Report
Sunday, 10 May 2015
18:35
Stevenage 1-1 Southend Report
Saturday, 09 May 2015
19:45
Plymouth 2-3 Wycombe Report
Saturday, 02 May 2015
15:00
AFC W'don 1-1 Cheltenhm Report
Accrington 2-1 Mansfield Report
Cambridge Utd 2-3 Burton Alb Report
Carlisle 3-3 Hartlepool Report
Exeter 2-1 Dag + Red Report
Luton 2-0 Stevenage  

Footer 365

Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to stay at Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to stay at the club despite transfer speculation regarding his future.

Roy Hodgson: Lay off Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling

Roy Hodgson has mounted a passionate defence of Raheem Sterling after more drama with the Liverpool forward's contract saga.

Van Gaal targets Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger this summer, according to reports.

Mail Box

England Have Four Proper Good Players...

Let's see if you can guess who they are, according to one mailboxer. we also have lots on Raheem Sterling and some views on breaking down defences and...

Wenger Has Knackered Arsenal Out...

It's a wonderfully varied Mailbox, with thoughts on Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, tactics, Sevilla, Newcastle United, sexing up the Europa League and Radamel Falcao...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company