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BROWNING SIGNS
The one-time Hereford United target Marcus Browning (pictured) has signed a contract at Blue Square Premier side Weymouth.

36-year-old Browning has accepted a combined assistant manager and player role with the Terras'.

The former AFC Bournemouth player is understood to be a close friend of Jason Tindall, the Weymouth manager, as he explained recently to the Dorset Echo:

'I am delighted Marcus has joined us. I know him very well because we played at Bournemouth together and he will be an asset to us.'

Browning began his career at Bristol Rovers in July 1989 as a trainee, and almost joined Hereford as a striker after a succesful loan period. He went on to rack up 210 appearances for the Pirates before moving to Bournemouth.

TRAVIS SECURES NUNEATON MOVE
The ex Hereford United wing-back Simon Travis has surprisingly agreed a two-year deal with Blue Square North side Nuneaton Borough.

Talks between the player and club have gone smoothly this week after Travis successfully came through this weeks friendlies.

Travis, now aged 30, has picked up an injured right foot but is expected to take his place in the Borough line-up for tomorrow's fixture with Rugby Town.

Boro boss Kevin Wilkin is likely to utilise Travis in a variety of roles, as he has already talked about his versatility.

BYE FOR BULLS IN TROPHY
Hereford United have been handed a bye in today's Johnstone's Paint Trophy Draw.

The Bulls' are in the Southern Section of the competition, but will not now have to take part in the First Round series of matches that are due to take place in the week commencing 3rd September.

Another seven southern based teams received byes. They are: MK Dons, Gillingham, Barnet, Brighton, Cheltenham, Bristol Rovers and Wycombe.

The eight northern sides exempt from Round One are: Stockport, Leeds, Lincoln, Darlington, Bury, Carlisle, Port Vale and Rochdale.

United will therefore play their first match in the competition in the week commencing 8th October following their previous Saturday home match with Brentford.

What chance United get drawn against Terry Butcher's team, and have to play twice within a week?

The complete draw will be made live during the Sky TV Soccer AM programme tomorrow morning.

LEDBURY TO FACE HEREFORD
Ledbury Town have been drawn to face Hereford in this seasons HFA Senior Invitation Floodlit Cup.

The match will be played at Edgar Street, but no official confirmation has, as yet, been announced for the proposed date and time of the match.

YOUNG BULLS ON SKY
The Hereford United U-20's Youth Team will be shown on Sky TV this month, with recorded action broadcast from last weeks Welsh Super Cup Tournament at Aberystwyth.

The highlights will be shown at the following times:

9th August: 7.30am Sky Sports 1, 7:00pm & 12:00pm on Sky Sports 2

10th August: 6.00am & 9.00am Sky Sports 3, 12:Noon and 2:00pm Sky Sports 2

PRESTEIGNE DRAW FOR YOUTH TEAM
Colin Williams and Gary Stevens' youth squad earned a 2-2 draw last night in a pre-season friendly away at Presteigne.

Both of United's goals came courtesy of strikes from Bobby Terret, but the home side managed to fight-back for a draw with an equaliser nine minutes from time.

Williams told the clubs website: 'It was another good workout following the tournament in Aberwystwth.'

'It was also the first game of the season for Tyler Weir, Sam Harrison and 'keeper Kai Bond.'

United Youth team have a further friendly away at Monmouth Town this Thursday, 9th August with a scheduled 6:30 pm kick-off.

TALKING BULL NEED YOU
Fanzine editors Chris Jones and Peter Povall remain on the lookout for articles for the 99th edition of the independent Hereford United supporters magazine - Talking Bull.
Email: talkingbull@hufc.com

ARE YOU IN BEST YET?
A scheme set up to assist 'exiled' Hereford United supporters become members of the club remains open to new members.

Chris Jones has extended the membership deadline to the 24th August.

BEST, or 'Bulls Exiled Supporters Together' costs £15 and is designed to put various fans in touch to help promote support for the club across the country, and to make it easier to obtain 'big match' tickets, plus potential shared transport to United matches.

Interested supporters can get more information, in addition to application and renewal forms by emailing Chris at zebemach@ukonline.co.uk

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