Hereford United have been relegated from npower League 2 despite a 3-2 victory over Torquay United.

The Bulls were two points adrift of Barnet at the start of play, meaning only a win would give them any chance of performing the Great Escape. They managed to secure three points in a thrilling game at Edgar Street however the Bees recorded a 2-1 win at Burton Albion to condem Hereford  to the drop.

Hereford reached League 1 in 2008 after finishing third in League 2, despite being tipped to struggle. They now go back to non-league football and the Blue Square Bet Premier, a division they were promoted out of via the Play-Offs in 2006.

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