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Harriers v Southport
- Kick off: 7:45pm Tue 17 Aug 10
- Venue: Aggborough
- Final score:
- Kidderminster Harriers 3 - 4 Southport FC
9:40pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers' are hit on the break but Danny Lewis dives to his left and gets a hand to Liam Blakemore's low effort from the edge of the area.
9:39pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Final whistle It's over! Harriers lose but they will have made a lot of new fans with their attacking football. Southport's fourth goal was the difference in the end. Much to be done defensively though.
9:37pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Nick Wright flicks on a header and Marc Williams raced onto but the flag goes up for offisde.
9:35pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers have five minutes of time added on to earn something from this game.
9:34pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Nick Wright meets Keith Briggs' free-kick and flashes a header wide.
9:33pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! Harriers are showing plenty of spirit here. Mike Williams cross the ball and Chris McPhee heads it across the box and Marc Williams heads it home at the far post. Crazy!
9:24pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! It gets worse. The referee blows for a penalty when Michael Briscoe handled a free-kick. Matty McGinn slams home the spot-kick.
9:23pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Substitution Harriers change in the 75th minute, with Matty Blair replacing Callum Gittings.
9:20pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! Oh dear! Danny Lewis has had a poor game and he's caught out when he can only weakly push the cross into the path of Matty McGinn, who fires it home.
9:18pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Southport dangerman Matty NcNeil cuts in from the right bit his shot is into the side netting.
9:14pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Substitution David Hankin is replaced by Marc Williams for Harriers in 68th minute.
9:11pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Dave Hankin comes very close to scoring. His low effott from the right is cleared off the line by Alan Moogan.
9:10pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Substitution Southport make a double change in the 63rd minute. Michael Powell and Tony Gray replaced by Liam Blakemore and Paul Barratt respectively.
9:01pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Callum Gittings drives to edge of the box but shoots over.
9:00pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! Nick Wright bags a super leveller! He races down the right, speeding past Early Davis and from an acute angle he slams a shot past the keeper.
8:59pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Nick Wright does well to evade one challenge by Michael Powel after being played in by Chris McPhee. He manages a strong snapshot that keeper Tony McMillan did well to hold.
8:57pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers try to hit back and David Hankin's cross is head behind at far post by Callum Gittings.
8:52pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! Harriers' inability to deal with Matty McNeil bites them on the bum. Matty McGinn's corner is headed across by Chris Lever and the lanky hitman heads it over the keeper.
8:51pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Keith Briggs charges forward and from 20-yards and fires a shot at the keeper.
8:33pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Half time That's the break. After a great start, Harriers have faded and allowed Southport to boss the game. They need a jolt to get them going in the second half.
8:31pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Matty McNeill stears a header wide. The towering Southport man has caused Harriers all sorts of problems.
8:28pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Jack Byrne rises to meet Dave Hankin's free-kick but just can't reach it.
8:27pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Tom Shaw's excellent cross from the right has keeper Tony McMillian rushing out of his box to take it. Good delivery though.
8:23pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Callum Gittings is left injured in a tackle with Kevin Lee. He limps off but jogs back on moments later.
8:21pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Mark Albrighton has to hook the ball away when Matty McGinn's free-kick is headed goalwards by Michael Powell. As the ball looped forward over keeper Danny Lewis, Albrighton did well to hook over over while facing goal.
8:19pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! Harriers are dragged level after some defensive hesitation. A long throw-in isn't dealt with properly and Matty McNeil's angled volley arced over a gaggle of players to beat Danny Lewis.
8:11pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Callum Gittings' low 20-yard shot skids in but keeper Tony McMillan has it covered. The game has lost it's energy after a blistering start by the hosts.
8:07pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers survive a scare. Matty McGinn evades two tackles on the left and sends in a low cross. Tony Gray fired from 10-yards out but Danny Lewis dived alertly to get a hand to it. The ball fell invitingly for Michael Powell but with the goal at his mercy, his effort hit the bar.
8:05pm Tue 17 Aug 10: David Hankin delivers a cross that keeoer Tony McMillan takes. Harriers in charge.
8:01pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Yellow card Harriers come very close to scoring. Kevin Lee is booked for scything down Mike Williams. Callum Gittings swings in a great free-kick that a late arriving Keith Briggs is just a fraction too late to meet at the far post.
8:00pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Southport had their first shot when left-back Chris Lever powered a low drive just wide.
7:58pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Keeper Danny Lewis is called into action when Michael Briscoe's looping header troubled him.
7:55pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers continue to look good. David Hankin's cross won a corner. He then sent in the ball and Nick Wright stooped to head the ball. The ball was cleared and Keith Briggs fired a long range effort wide.
7:50pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Goal! What a start super start by Harriers! Nick Wright wins the corner and David Hankin plays it short. The ball was popped in head back and Michael Briscoe volleys it crisply past the keeper from 20-yards out.
7:45pm Tue 17 Aug 10: The one minute's silence for Gordon Howard is immaculately kept to.
7:45pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Harriers manager Steve Burr makes one change from Saturday's win at York. With Lee Morris not recovering from his hamstring, Nick Wright makes his first league start for Harriers. New signing Marc Williams starts on the bench. Otherwise, Tom Shaw is at right-back, Mike Williams left-back, with Mark Albrighton and Michael Briscoe centrebacks. Keith Briggs and Jack Byrne will be in central midfield, flanked by Callum Gittings (left) and David Hankin (right). Wright will play alongside Chris McPhee up front.
7:45pm Tue 17 Aug 10: Shuttle Online will have live match updates from Harriers' first home league game of the 2010-11 campaign.
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Callum Gittings
- Chris McPhee
- Danny Lewis
- David Hankin
- Jack Byrne
- Keith Briggs
- Mark Albrighton
- Michael Briscoe
- Mike Williams
- Nick Wright
- Tom Shaw
- Aaron Griffiths
- Andy Stevens
- Marc Williams
- Matty Blair
- Tom Sharpe
- Southport FC
- Liam Watson
- Alan Moogan
- Ashley Winn
- Chris Lever
- Earl Davis
- Kevin Lee
- Matty McGinn
- Matty McNeil
- Michael Powell
- Robbie Williams
- Tony Gray
- Tony McMillian
- Alan Collins
- Liam Blakeman
- Paul Barratt
- Steve Daly
- Steve Dickinson