VIDEO: Bird double sinks Cleeve in Cinderford's derby win
John Brough's baptism of fire as manager of Bishop's Cleeve continued with a 3-0 defeat by Gloucestershire rivals Cinderford Town.
Experienced midfielder David Bird scored twice for the Foresters to spoil Brough's first home match in charge of the Mitres.
Cleeve finished the match with nine men, with midfielder Lorcan Sheehan sent off for two yellow cards in the 58th minute and left-back Lewis Binns carried off with a knee ligament injury after all three substitutes had been made.
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Cinderford made the brighter start, looking to follow up their impressive 5-0 opening day victory over Fleet Town.
Only a fine stop from Louie Barnfather denied Sam O'Sullivan in the 16th minute, but Cleeve improved as the half wore on.
Young defender Elliott Keightley, signed on work experience from Cheltenham Town, performed well alongside the excellent Matt Williams at centre-half for Cleeve.
They dealt with the considerable aerial threat of Lewis Sommers and Brough's side finished the half on top.
Adam Mayo went close after a fine driven cross from Binns and Mayo was denied by Robert Brown's diving save after some neat footwork, with Lee Davis the provider.
Joe Turley saw a shot crashed against the post and Davis and Turley combined to set up another chance of Mayo, but he fired over.
Cinderford responded well at the start of the second half, taking control of the game.
Bird almost opened the scoring after a mistake from Keightley before setting up Simon Prangley, who curled an effort just wide with the outside of his boot.
But Bird netted in the 52nd minute, nodding past Barnfather after Sommers flicked on a long throw.
Bird curled in a fine free-kick from the edge of the box after the foul which saw Sheehan dismissed for a second caution.
Cleeve battled admirably with ten men, but their task became even tougher after Binns was injured in a hard, but fair challenge from Foresters right-back Keiran Thomas.
Williams cleared off the line from Sam Hunt in the 87th minute after he had rounded the goalkeeper and Barnfather tipped a header from Sommers over the bar.
But substitute Hunt completed the scoring deep into time added on and Cleeve have now shipped eight goals in two games, with only one going in at the right end.
They played Godalming Town, who have also lost their opening two matches, at home on Saturday, while Cinderford visit Didcot Town.
BISHOP'S CLEEVE: L Barnfather; A Hoyle, M Williams, E Keightley, L Binns; J Turley, M Jackson, L Sheehan, J Morgan (K Hale 55); L Davis (H Williams 60), A Mayo (R Denton 82). Subs not used: J Kennedy, J Moore.
CINDERFORD TOWN: R Brown; K Thomas, D Harrison, J Newell, M Smith; D Evans, D Bird (M Barnes 69), A Lewis; L Sommers, S Prangley (M Whittington 82), S O'Sullivan (S Hunt 82). Subs not used: G Lewis, D Haines.