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Hereford United's football ban lifted by FA

The FA has announced that it is lifting Hereford United's suspension with immediate effect.

In a short statement, the FA said:

"The suspension of Hereford United and Alan McCarthy from all football and football activity has been lifted with immediate effect.

"This follows their compliance with the orders of the Independent Regulatory Commission."

– Statement from the Football Association

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Council: Hereford's ban 'doesn't trigger termination of lease'

Herefordshire Council have issued the following statement following the FA announcement that Hereford United have been banned from all football and football activity after failing to comply with the orders of the Independent Regulatory Commission:

"Hereford United Football Club being suspended from the Football Association, in itself does not trigger termination of the lease. However, we will be thoroughly re-examining the conditions of the lease to assess what further action we may be able to take."

– Herefordshire Council
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More than 200 Hereford United fans hold peaceful protest

More than 200 Hereford United fans held a peaceful protest last night over the way their club is being run.

It was held at the Conference Premier match between Kidderminster Harriers and Welling United.

Hereford supporters were allowed inside the away stand of the stadium.

Hereford United's ground Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The club was expelled from the Football Conference in June for failing to pay its debts.

The Supporters Trust says the protest was held for a number of reasons including unpaid wages to former employees.

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Hereford United fans to hold protest in Kidderminster

Hereford United fans are expected to hold a peaceful protest tonight over the way their club is being run.

It is being held at the Conference Premier match between Kidderminster Harriers and Welling United.

Local Councillor Jim Kenyon has told ITV News Central that Hereford supporters have been allowed inside the away stand of the stadium during the match to hold their protest.

Hereford United's ground Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The club was expelled from the Football Conference in June for failing to pay its debts.

The Supporters Trust says the protest is being held for a number of reasons including unpaid wages to former employees.

Winding up of Hereford United adjourned

Hereford United will appear in court again on October 20 Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Hereford United's winding up petition has been adjourned for 42 days at a High Court hearing today.

The club has reached a settlement with its main claimant - former manager Martin Foyle - who was owed money.

HMRC have now taken on the winding up petition. This is the club's seventh adjournment over one petition.

They will return to the High Court on October 20 and are still facing the prospect of liquidation.

D-day in Hereford United liquidation battle

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts of face a winding up order Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts or face a winding up order.

The club was granted a seven day extension by the High Court last week after being expelled form the football conference in June.

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