HISTON V HARRIERS
- Kick off: 7:00am Sat 12 Sep 09
- Venue: Glass World Stadium
- Final score:
- Histon 1 - 1 Kidderminster Harriers
94:00: Final whistle That's it! Harriers have allowed two points to drop. They were under pressure but it was a defensive error that has cost them.
93:00: Yellow card Darryl Knights is booked.
90:00: Harriers escape again! Gareth Gwillim evades a challenge from Dean Bennett on their left wing. He delivers a good cross. Jamie Barker meets it at the far post with a volley but it hits the bar.
87:00: Save by Dean Coleman. Gavin Caines is robbed of the ball by Joshua Simpson and the midfield powers goalwards, Coleman does brilliantly to rush out and block his shot.
86:00: That was poor by Harriers. Martin Riley was caught ouy by the livewire Hammond, who races past him, and rounds Coleman before scoring.
85:00: Goal! Craig Hammond pegs Harriers back!
80:00: Phew! Duane Courtney back heads a ball and it should be a Histon corner but the referee signals for a goal-kick.
79:00: It's all Harriers now, they have really started to boss this match.
77:00: Harriers have a goal by Brian Smikle ruled out for offside. The away side carved open Histon and as David McDermott slides in on the keeper the wideman slots hom the ball at the second attempt but the whistle blows.
74:00: Chris McPhee thumps a first-time long range effort just over the bar. Just before that there was an excellent move, which saw Matthew Barnes-Homer and Brian Smikle combine, only for Matthew Langston to clear the danger.
71:00: Let off for Harriers! Jamie Barker slides into to meet Nathaniel Knight-Percival's cross and volleys over the bar.
69:00: Brian Smikle shoots straight at the keeper after good work by Chris McPhee to hold the ball up.
65:00: A good chance falls to Histon. The ball comes to Joshua Simpson but the midfield tries to backheel it and it's blocked by Duane Courtney.
64:00: Harriers carve out a good chance. Matthew Barnes-Homer swaps passes with Chris McPhee on the left. The ball comes back to him but he's blocked by a defender.
62:00: Matthew Barnes-Homer races onto Chris McPhee, barging a defender out of the way, but the keeper comes out and takes the ball.
59:00: Substitution Histon's Michael Frew comes off and is replaced by Craig Hammond.
58:00: Nathaniel Knight Percival tries to launch an attack but Dean Bennett blocks him well in midfield.
56:00: So far, it's much like the first half. Histon are pressing with little finesse and Harriers are defending well.
55:00: Substitution John Kennedy replaces the infective Ben Farrell in Histon's midfield.
53:00: Brian Smikle wins a corner off Craig Pope. Darryl Knights' ball easily defended at the near post.
49:00: Save! Chris McPhee races onto Duane Courtney's header, he powers goalwards and fires in a shot but keeper Danny Naisbitt makes a good save, spreading himself wide.
45:00: Half time Plus two mins: Well, Harriers go into the break with a lead. They have defended well and Dean Coleman has made several good saves, so Histon will feel aggrieved that they aren't ahead. From Harriers point of view if they had impose themselves in midfield then they could grab a great result.
44:00: Michael Frew tries a lob but it's over the bar.
41:00: Decent save by Dean Coleman. He gets down smartly at his right-hand post to save Joshua Simpson's shot after he driving run into the area.
40:00: Yellow card Matthew Langston was booked for dissent.
39:00: Harriers cause chaos in Histon's box from Darryl Knights' corner. Martin Riley heads wide, Gavin Caines sends it back in and Chris McPhee heads goalwards but Danny Naisbitt punches away desperately.
35:00: That goal came against the run of play. Darryl Knights set up Chris McPhee.
34:00: Goal! Goal! Chris McPhee slams a low 15-yard effort into Danny Naisbitt's bottom right hand corner.
33:00: While Histon have been on top, Harriers' centreback pairing of Gavin Caines and Martin Riley have stood up well.
32:00: For once, Harriers string a few passes together. The ball comes to Lee Baker, who tries a deep cross from the left that is easy for keeper Danny Naisbitt to take.
30:00: The home side are in the ascendancy and Harriers are defending stoutly. At the minute, they aren't able to keep hold of the ball and are inviting pressure.
23:00: Lucky! Nathaniel Knight-Percival races into the box to control Craio Pope's pass but shoots at keeper Dean Coleman.
21:00: Gavin Caines does ever so well to win the ball off Josh Simpson and avert the danger. It had been a good break down the right by Nathaniel Knight-Percival.
19:00: Yellow card Chris McPhee is brought down by Adam Tann's strong tackle from behind near the centre-circle.
18:00: Dean Bennett tries his luck from distance and sends a 20-yard effort off target.
16:00: Darryl Knights starts a swift Harriers attack than almost opens up Histon. He sprays a pass to release Chris McPhee down the left. The captain delivers a good cross that falls to David McDermott at the far post. The midfielder opts to control it instead if trying a first-time shot. He tries to find Matthew Barnes-Homer but Histon's defence have time to regroup and clear the danger.
13:00: Harriers had been happy to absorb Histon's pressure and hit them on the counter-attack but they are almost caught out when Nathaniel Knight-Percival chases an accurate king pass from Neil Andrews. Luckily it's to long and the striker can't keep it in play.
10:00: Darryl Knights sees a shot deflected off Adam Tann for a corner. Knights takes the set-piece but it's an easy one for the hosts to clear.
7:00: Darryl Knight' delivery comes to Brian Smikle but he tries to guide it across goal but Histon clear.
6:00: Harrierrs have two corners to defend. The first is headed behind by Chris McPhee. The second sees Duane Courtney head it away and Chris McPhee leads a break. Brian Smikle races down the right and releases, Matthew Barnes-Homer, whose cross wins a corner.
3:00: Histon start purposefully, with their 3-5-2 formation giving them an extra man in the midfield. Craig Pope delivers a cross from the right that goes over Dean Coleman's bar.
0:00: Histon will be playing in a 3-5-2 formation, with Danny Naisbitt in goal, the trio of Adam Tann, Matthew Langston and Adam Bygrave in central defence. Gareth Gwillim (left) and Craig Pope (right) the wing-backs. In midfield, Histon have Joshua Simpson, Ben Farrell and Neil Andrews. Up front, the Stutes have Nathaniel Knight-Percival and Michael Frew.
0:00: There's plenty of intrigue here at Histon around the home team. With John Beck 'away' for two weeks, Alan Lewer will be Steve Fallon's assistant for a fortnight. Rumours abound that Beck and the club have partned company.
0:00: With no new injuries, manager Mark Yates has picked the same side that swept aside Mansfield on Tuesday night. That means Chris McPhee will play with Matthew Barnes-Homer up front, with Darryl Knights playing in the hole.
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- David Livermore
- Adam Tann
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Chris McPhee
- Kyle Hadley
- Tom Sharpe