The new Hereford Football Club, founded by supporters after their beloved, historic Hereford United crumpled into liquidation last year, has been reborn with a pre-season friendly against FC United of Manchester, attended by a remarkable, emotional crowd of 4,000.
The club, registered to play in the Midland Football League for the forthcoming season, the ninth level of the English game’s pyramid where clubs generally attract gates of around 100, has sold more than 1,000 season tickets, such is the enthusiasm generated by the prospect of a fresh start.
Read more at http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/jul/11/hereford-fc-rose-from-ashes
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