LDV Vans Northern Round-Up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Hereford and Kidderminster booked their place in the semi-finals of the LDV Vans Trophy.Nationwide Conference duo Hereford United and Kidderminster Harriers booked their place in the semi-finals of the LDV Vans Trophy with wins over Scunthorpe United and Bradford City respectively.
Hereford beat League One outfit Scunthorpe 2-0, while Kidderminster saw off ten-man Bradford 2-1 at Aggborough.
First half goals from Adam Stansfield (17) and Tamika Mkandawire were enough to give Hereford the victory at Edgar Street.
Bradford suffered a blow after just six minutes when Lee Crooks was sent off for a professional foul.
Kidderminster made their numerical advantage count when Iyseden Christie fired them in front on 16 minutes.
Russell Penn doubled the lead for the home side on the hour mark and although Joe Brown pulled a goal back ten minutes later, Kidderminster held on for the victory.
Carlisle United piled the misery on Brian Little's Tranmere Rovers, with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory at Prenton Park.
Niether side could find a goal in 120 minutes of football - thus forcing the game into a penalty shoot-out.
Carlisle finally prevailed 11-10 winners, with Simon Grand scoring the crucial winning penalty after Steve Wilson missed for Tranmere.