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  • Peterborough 2
  • Harriers 3
  • Tommy Rowe fires Pish ahead in the 24th minute
  • Michael Gash levels and Jack Byrne fires Harriers ahead
  • Assombalonga penalty levels for United but Joe Lolley replies instantly with long range stunner
  • HARRIERS take on League One Peterborough in the FA Cup Third Round replay this evening (7.45pm ko)
  • Follow the action with The Shuttle's live match updates.


The home fans urge their team to attack but it is rather aimless from United, who looked stunned.


Four minutes of time added on.


Lolley is applauded by Harriers fans when he is rreplaced by Jack Dyer. If this is his final contribution in a Harriers shirt, he may have written his name into the hearts of the fans forever more.


86- Gowling heads a corner away. 

But a shot deflects off Demetriou for a second but Harriers survive.


It is all Peterborough now. Harriers having to defend resolutely.


Chance! Jeffers leaps for a high ball but his header loops over.


84- Lolley raids again but win a phalanx ahead of him he passes to Gash. The striker fires wide.


If Harriers win this game, it would be a brilliant way for Lolley to sign off for Kidderminster.


Ten minutes left.


Incredible! Joe Lolley beat Olejnik with a stunning 25-yard effort to put Harriers ahead again! 


Goal! Lolley! 


Assombalonga slots the penalty into bottom left corner to make it 2–2.

The striker was fouled in the by Lee Vaughan but it looked a soft decision.


Penalty to Posh! 


Save! Danny Lewis gets everything behind Danny Swanson's powerful goal blind shot.


We've got 20 minutes left and Harriers are going to have to defend like their lives depend on it as Posh pile on the pressure.


65- Good defending by Jackman, who blocks Swanson's shot.


65- A Harriers attack breaks down and Posh hit them on the break but Johnson tracks back to win ball off Michael Bostwick.


Yellow card for Storer as be fouled Assombalonga while he drove towards box. 

The resulting free-kick was comfortably taken by Lewis.


What can I say but wow! Harriers have more than matched their opponents from two leagues higher and thoroughly deserve to be ahead! 


Some changes here. Danny Swanson replaced Anderson for hosts in the 53rd minute.

Marvin Johnson then replaces AMS in the 57th.


Superb run by Lolley down the left and he passes to Byrne who fires in a shot from the edge of area. Olejnik gets a touch but it is not enough to stop it! 


Goal! Byrne! Harriers leading 2-1! 


Chance! Mark Little sees his sit hit the base of the post and bounce out. Phew! 


Great goal! Danny Jackman delivers a great cross from the left and Gash heads in powerfully at far post.


Goal! Gash! 1-1!


50- That is the break. Apart from conceding a soft goal, they have been marching their League One rivals. 

If Amari Morgan-Smith had scored it would have not undeserved. 

Now they need to find a leveller and make prevent Peterborough from scoring a second. 


47+3 Posh stroking ball around comfortably now and end first half on top. Harriers must not concede a second now.


45+2 - The ball is driven in from right but Jeffers fires wide of near 



Five minutes of added time. 


44- AMS booked for a foul on Nat Knight-Percival.


Posh win a corner and after a bout if head tennnis, Lewis punches and Harriers clear.


Posh win a corner and after a bout if head tennnis, Lewis punches and Harriers clear.


Fowler sends in a free-kick and Gowling heads powerfully but Nat Knight-Percival heads away.

The ball falls to Lolley 20-yards out who sees his stinging volley blocked.


40- AMS is fouled and Harriers have a free-kick on the left.


40- Goos chance for United as Assombalonga drives in a ball and Shaun Jeffers tries to acrobatically back heel it goalwards. He misses target


38- Gash does well to win a header but Joe Lolley scoops an ambitious ball over the bar from outside area.


Change for Posh on the 37th minute as Joe Newell replaces Tommy Rowe.


37- Chance! Mike Gash finds Amari Morgan-Smith but the striker hits a low hard shot at keeper Bobby Olejnik.


35- Harriers are trying to get back into the game and Danny Jackman makes a good raid down the left and crosses. Jack Byrne misses it.


The Harriers fans roar back into good voice to try and lift their team. United's fans in contrast are very quiet. 


Correction: Danny Kearn crosses and Tommy Rowe scores. Not quite as flakey as first thought but the goal has deflated Harriers, who had been having a good spell.


Goal! Rowe curls in. Speculative cross that curls in at last minute and seems to come off Danny Lewis and into back of net. Complete fluke but Narriers are trailing.


23- Jermaine Anderson lofts a shot straight to Danny Lewis. Harriers have had the best chances s far.


22- Harriers enjoying a really good spell and they are taking game to United.


21- Chance! Gash breaks Posh's offside traps down the right and crosses. Lolley gets on the end of it but his low shot into the ground bobbles to keeper Olejnik. 


Break in play as Jack Payne needs treatment but he looks fine to continue.


16- Lee Fowler breaks through a gap in defence onto a high ball and shoots just wide. What a great chance for Harriers.


15- Lee Vaughan gets free down the right and his drive low cross forces a corner.

Lee Fowler's delivery is off target and drifts away from goal.


12- Well, Harriers have got through the first ten minutes, it has been scrappy but that is all good for Kidderminster.


9- Danny Lewis rushes out to take the ball as the dangerous Assombalonga tries to race onto Tommy Rowe's pass.


7- Lee Vaughan makes a good run down the right but he is blocked off several Posh players.


5- Joe Lolley, who looks as though he is making his final appearance for Harriees before his move to Huddersfield, gets his first touch but ball goes out for a throw in.


4- United win a corner. The ball is swung in but the whistle blows for a Posh foul.


Peterborough have started confidently. It is natural they will see a lot of the ball.


So, the prize for Kidderminster is £67,000 in prize money and the even bigger carrot of playing Sunderland in the fourth round at the Stadium of Light.


There are two changes for The Posh from Saturday's loss to Swindon as Andy Kearns and Shaun Jeffers come in. 

Lee Tomlin is suspended and Nicky Ajose misses out.


Of course Thorn has an excellent pedigree in the FA Cup. He won grand old competition in the 1988 with Wimbledon's 'Crazy Gang' and reached the final with Crystal Palace.


Andy Thorn has made no changes to the side which beat Salisbury City 3-0.

With seven substitutes, youngster Josh Riis is selected on the bench. 


Peterborough: Olejnik, Brisley, Bostwick, Payne, Assomalonga, Rowe, Anderson, Kearns, Knight-Percival, Little, Jeffers.

Subs: Day, Nithe, Swanson, McCann, Newell, Ephraim, Coulson.

Referee: Andy D'Urso.


Harriers: Lewis, L Vaughan, Demetriou, Storer, Byrne, Fowler, Gash, Jackman, Lolley, Morgan-Smith, Gowling.

Subs: N Vaughan, Dunkley, Malbon, Johnson, Angus, Dyer, Riis.


The Harriers players walk onto the pitch to begin their warm-up and are met with cheers from the smattering of Kiddy fans already in the the stadium.


I have arrived! It is a chilly but pleasant evening.


Afternoon Harriers fans. I will be back online from 7pm with all the build-up to tonight's big game. 


Afternoon Harriers fans. I will be back online from 7pm with all the build-up to tonight's big game. 


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