Harriers v Histon

  • Kick off: 3:00pm Sat 27 Feb 10
  • Referee:
  • Venue: Aggborough
Final score:
Kidderminster Harriers 3 - 0 Histon

Kidderminster Shuttle: whistle icon 4:48pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Final whistle It's over! Harriers looked totally comfortable once they grabbed the decisive second goal. That's eight games unbeaten and seven under Steve Burr's stewardship. The play-offs are still a realistic chance.

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:41pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Substitution Hudson-Odoi comes on for Erkan Okay.

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:38pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Substitution Marcus Bignot is cheered by the Harriers fans as he replaces Robbie Matthews.

4:35pm Sat 27 Feb 10: James Lawrie looks a handful. Minutes before he had seen a left-wing cross fly off target. But He comes close to scoring a fourth Harriers goal, when Chris McPhee teed him up in the box. The hitman's first-time right-foot shot is just wide.

4:30pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Robbie Matthews misses a good chance.He dives at the near post to meet Lee Baker's cross but he just misses it.

4:27pm Sat 27 Feb 10: James Lawrie almost makes his mark with a firm low effort from the edge of the box that Danny Naisbitt does well to get behind.

4:24pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Harriers substitution: Brian Smikle is given a standing ovation as he comes off for James Lawrie, making his debut.

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:21pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Substitution Harriers substitutions. Tom Sharpe replaces Gavin Caines.

4:20pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Double substitution for Histon. Lanre Oyebanjo replaces Danny Wright, while Michael Frew is off for Daniel Sparkes.

4:17pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Danny Wright is denied a goal by a great tackle by Martin Riley in the box.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 4:13pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Goal! Darryl Knights scores! John Finnigan makes the break, he slips it to Knights, who slid ball past a helpless Danny Naisbitt.

4:11pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Finnigan started the move and played it down the right to Chris McPhee. He delivers a looping cross and Harriers' player/coach is allowed to steal into the box and hit a lovely effort past Danny Naisbitt.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 4:10pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Goal! What a goal! John Finnigan volleys in from close range! Lovely finish.

4:08pm Sat 27 Feb 10: All quiet in the second half. Steve Burr has Marcus Bignot and Marc Goodfellow warming up.

Kidderminster Shuttle: whistle icon 3:45pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Half time That's the break. Harriers should be out of sight.

3:45pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Good break by Harriers from a Histon raid. Darryl Knights releases Smikle down the right. His pass is a bit early and Danny Naisbitt is able to beat Knights to the ball.

3:38pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Dean Bennett should do better. He links up well with Lee Baker but stabs the return ball wide.

3:36pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Brian Smikle is timing his runs to perfection but the linesman is having a bad day. This time the wideman speeds past the defender and is on, but the flag goes up.

3:35pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Harriers have a good goal ruled out for offside. It's a lovely move with Brian Smikle finding Robbie Matthews in the box. Matthews spread it to Duane Courtney on the right. He delivered a lovely raking cross and Smikle timed his run to perfection and scored. The linesman wrongly rules it out for offside.

3:31pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Lee Baker is denied by keeper Danny Naibitt. He had infiltrated the box and his shot took a deflection off Erkan Okay. The ball looked to have beaten the shot-stopper but somehow he arched backwards and tipped it into the bar.

3:30pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Lee Baker's free-kick bounces off the wall.

3:29pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Brian Smikle's heels are clipped by Adam Tann as he speeds past him. Harriers have a free-kick 25-yards out.

3:25pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Harriers have gone off the boil but John Finnigan directs a low 20-yard effort off target.

3:23pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Good save by Ross Atkins. Gareth Gwillim sends in a free-kick from the left. Nathaniel Knight-Percival meets it with a firm downward header at the far post but the shot-stopper does well to get down and smother it on the line.

3:21pm Sat 27 Feb 10: John Finnigan has the prescence of mind to win the ball off Charlie Sheringham as he bursts into the box from the right.

3:20pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Gavin Caines does well to clear Erkan Okay's dangerous low pass into the box.

3:19pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Lee Baker skips past Matt Langston on the left but his cross is too long and Duane Courtney's deflected effort is very wide.

3:16pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Brian Smikle misses a golden chance. Duane Courtney's cross deflected into his path in the box after well-time run. He scuffs it and keeper Danny Naisbitt makes a close-range save.

3:15pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Apart from Harriers' goal, the game has been pretty quiet. Bit of a midfield battle at the moment.

3:11pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Brian Smikle is just offside in the box when he latches onto a fine pass by John Finnigan.

3:04pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Brian Smikle scores for the third consecutive game for Harriers. John Finnigan sets Lee Baker haring down the left. He delivers a low ball that Smikle directs beyond the keeper. The ball seemed to deflect off the Harrier.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 3:04pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Goal! Brian Smikle scores!

3:03pm Sat 27 Feb 10: Darryl Knights' free-kick is head back to Dean Bennett, who blazes over the bar.

3:00pm Fri 26 Feb 10: Steve Burr makes one change to the side that won at Oxford in the Kassam Stadium. With Damian Spencer departing, Robbie Matthews returns to the starting line-up. For Histon, striker Charlie Sheringham (son of former England international Teddy) makes his first start of the season.

3:00pm Fri 26 Feb 10: Good afternoon Harriers fans! Welcome to Shuttle Online's live match coverage of Harriers versus Histon.

TEAM LINE-UPS

  • Kidderminster Harriers
  • MANAGER
  • Steve Burr
  • PLAYERS
  • Chris McPhee
  • John Finnigan
  • SUBSTITUTES
  • Tom Sharpe
  • Histon
  • MANAGER
  • David Livermore
  • PLAYERS
  • Adam Tann
  • Erkan Okay
  • SUBSTITUTES
  • David Knight
  • Lanre Oyebanjo


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