ALTRINCHAM V HARRIERS
- Kick off: 3:00pm Fri 2 Apr 10
- Venue: Moss Lane
- Final score:
- Altrincham 3 - 2 Kidderminster Harriers
4:45pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Yellow card Luke Prosser is booked after the game for a foul on Colin Little.
4:44pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Brian Smikle almost finds the back of the net but his firm shot from the edge of the box was well-saved by s diving Stuart Coburn.
4:44pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Shaun Densmore clears off the line from Robbie Matthews. Good run and cross from Marc Goodfellow.
4:42pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Brian Smikle heads over the bar from a corner.
4:39pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers are running out of ideas. Marc Goodfellow delivers a right wing cross but it goes across the face of goal.
4:35pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Marc Goodfellow creates an opening. He sends in a cross from the left but the ball comes off the keeper and the hosts clear.
4:34pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Substitution James Lawrie comes on for Darryl Knights.
4:32pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Substitution Peter Doran is booked for a foul on Lloyd Kerry.
4:30pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Dean Bennett breaks down the right but his cross is cleared by a defender. Harriers seeing a lot of the ball without creating much.
4:27pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers force two corner which they can't take advantage of, although Robbie Matthews feels that there was a handball in the second. Lloyd Kerry sends in a right wing cross and Luke Prosser heads wide.
4:26pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Darryl Knights plays Marc Goodfellow in and he chips goalwards and the whistle blows for offside.
4:20pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Substitution Both sides makes changes. Marc Goodfellow replaces Harriers skipper Chris McPhee and Alty's Colin Little comes on for John McAliskey.
4:20pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Jack Byrne has slotted in at right-back. Harriers are pushing for a goal.
4:13pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Dean Bennett does well to swap passes with Brian Smikle and fire in a shot but keeper Stuart Coburn saves well.
4:12pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers almost score. Martin Riley meets Darryl Knights' free-kick but it's straight at the keeper.
4:11pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Substitution Duane Courtney limps off after being fouled. He walks gingerly off. He's replaced by midfielder Lloyd Kerry.
4:06pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Substitution Altrincham sub: Peter Doran comes on for Robbie Lawton.
4:05pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Good defending by Tom Sharpe. He just gets a block on as Robbie Lawton slides into to meet a cross. Harriers power up the other end but Dean Bennett screw a shot wide.
4:03pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Goal! Harriers fall behind to a wonder goal. Although Steve Burr will be wondering where his players were. The big defender pounces on a ball mid-way through the home half after Robbie Matthews' stumble. The centre back rumbles forward 40 yards and finishes coolly in the box.
3:47pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Half time That's the end of a strange first half. The football has been poor and chances at a premium, but there's four goals. Go figure.
3:43pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Goal! Harriers reply immediately. Robbie Matthews heads the ball in at the neat post from a right wing cross.
3:42pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Goal! From that corner, Harriers are hit on the break. Ross Atkins does well to get down and save Adam Carden's shot but Chris Denham heads in the rebound.
3:41pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Chris McPhee is fouled just outside the box by Greg Young. Darryl Knights' free-kick deflects off the wall for a corner. From the set-piece, Brian Smikle spins but his effort is blocked by Anthony Danlyk.
3:40pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Chris Denham is isolated in Harriers half and sends a 30-yard effort wide.
3:36pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers carve open Altrincham but mess it up again. Robbie Matthews evades Robbie Williams to race onto Chris McPhee's pass in the box. One touch has it out of his feet but as he goes to shoot, Brian Smikle races in and keeper Stuart Coburn blocks and then up ends Smikle as well.
3:33pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers try to respond to the leveller and Jack Byrne seess his shot from the edge of the box blocked by Robbie Williams.
3:26pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Soft goal for Harriers to concede. Adam Carden swung in a cross from the left that the visitors didn't deal with. It falls to Chri Denham, who turns sharply and slides a shot past Ross Atkins.
3:25pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Goal! Chris Denham levels the scores.
3:24pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Robbie Matthews was just called offside when he raced onto Duane Courtney's ball, that was very close.
3:20pm Fri 2 Apr 10: There's groans from the home fans when Adam Carden tries to release John McAliskey but his pass is wayward. The hosts have tried to respond but haven't threatened yet.
3:16pm Fri 2 Apr 10: That goal was all about Chris McPhee, who drove down the left side of the box and slipped the ball to Matthews, who fired the ball into the back of the net from close range emphatically.
3:15pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Goal! Robbie Matthews scores!
3:10pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Ross Atkins comfortably takes Shaun Densmore's low drive. If it had been either side he would have been really tested, decent save though.
3:08pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Harriers swarm around the home side's box and Darryl Knights fires off a shot that Robbie Williams blocks. A decent start to the match.
3:07pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Ross Atkins does well to stretch up and take John McAliskey's dipping 20-yard effort.
3:03pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Altrincham reply in kind and Chris Senior rolls the ball to Adam Carden, who gets just inside the area but with just Ross Atkins to beat in goal, he shoots over the bar.
3:02pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Bright start by Harriers in the first two minutes. Chris McPhee's low cross is cleared.
3:00pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Altrincham boss Graham Heathcote makes one change to the side that lost 4-3 to Forest Green, with Adam Carden coming in right midfield for for Michael Welch. Alty's back four is Greg Young (LB); Shaun Densmore (CB), Robbie Williams (CM) and Ryan Brown (RB). The midfield four is Paul Carden (RM), Chris Denham (LM), Robbie Lawton and Adam Carden. Up front, the home side have Chris Senior and John McAliskey leading the line.
3:00pm Fri 2 Apr 10: Good afternoon Harriers fans and welcome to our live match dates from Moss Lane. There are no changes in Harriers' starting line-up from the side that defeated Cambridge 1-0 in the week.
- Graham Heathcote
- Anthony Danylyk
- Robbie Lawton
- Robbie Williams
- Ryan Brown
- Shaun Densmore
- Stuart Coburn
- James Smith
- Michael Welch
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Chris McPhee
- Jack Byrne
- Tom Sharpe