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Preview: Bucks boost squad with signings ahead of Hereford Clash


We are back at home again and back to league action as we face Hereford on Tuesday 21st November.

The Bucks

The Bucks go into this game following a

3-1 loss against City Of Liverpool in the FA Trophy at the weekend.

With 11 players out injured or suspend The Bucks made a signing bringing in William Bapaga who made a promising start to life with Buxton despite the result.

Following the loss manager Craig Elliott said:

"I'm disappointed to lose but fair play to our opponents, who ground out victory. Things are not going our way and we've got to get through it.

We can't get our best players out and we're on a frustrating run. The fans deserve better. They were fantastic and we were not. I will be working hard to sort it out.

"Not many players are due back and we have to look at trying to bring in new faces to help us out. Will Bapaga made an encouraging start."

The Bucks have added 3 more new faces as well ahead of tonight’s game.

The first Pierce Bird who comes on a one month loan from Fylde.

The defender scored the only goal against The Bucks in a 1-0 victory for The Coasters in January.

Next up George Horbury signed also joining for a month.

The midfielder became the first Harrogate academy player to make their debut for the first team.

And finally the signing of winger Alex Gibson Hammond on a loan until January was announced.

He joined The Rams having previously being at East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest. Was


The club finished 16th in the league last season.

They play their games at Edger Street which has a capacity of 4910.

The club are nicknamed The Bulls.

They currently sit 10th in the league on 26 points from 17 games.

They are on good form having won 6 of their last 9 games.

They went through in the trophy picking up a 4-1 victory against Redbridge at the weekend.

One to watch

Tom Pugh joined The Bulls on a one month loan deal from Scunthorpe on November 7th.

The Midfielder got a goal for the club at the weekend and was briefly at Scarborough last season.

Last Time Out

Hereford were the only club to do a league double over The Bucks last season.

They beat Buxton 1-0 at The Silverlands in January with a goal from the penalty spot.

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