Harriers v Grimsby
- Kick off: 3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10
- Venue: Aggborough
- Final score:
- Kidderminster Harriers 3 - 2 Grimsby Town
4:50pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Final whistle It's over! A great first half attacking display is matched by an equally excellent defensive showing. It was backs-to-the-wall at times but they hung on in there. The Harriers fans sing Steve Burr's name and go home very happy.
4:49pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers defender solidly but Grimsby are camped in their area. A last chance falls to Danny Carlton but Michael Briscoe and Lee Vaughan block.
4:47pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitute Mark Hudson fires in a shot but comes off a Harriers player for a corner.
4:44pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Nick Wright sees a firm shot fly wide. The fourth official signals there will be four minutes time added on. Can Harriers survive?
4:43pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Keith Briggs wins the ball off Alan Connell as he goes to shoot in box. The striker goes down very easily and the Grimsby fans behind goal call for a penalty but the referee sees nothing wrong with the challenge.
4:41pm Sun 10 Oct 10: It's all Grimsby now, Harriers are having to defend very solidly. Michael Briscoe does well to get a good header on a free-kick.
4:40pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Harriers change on 82 mins: Marc Williams for Lee Morris.
4:39pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Phew that was close! Alan Connell gets free on right and pulls ball back to Peter Bore. He shoots goalwards. The shot goes through one players' legs and hits Lee Vaughan on the line.
4:32pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Jack Byrne is replaced by Nick Wright. The striker will play up front so Chris McPhee will drop back.
4:30pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers defending for their lives here. Keith Briggs wins a header in the box after an Alan Connell cross. Andrew Wright's slow shot is blocked by Michael Briscoe.
4:29pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Grimsby change 74 mins: Michael Leary for Rob Eagle.
4:28pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Grimsby change 73 mins: Mark Hudson on for Michael Cummins.
4:25pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Goal! Harriers are in for a nervy end here. Pete Bores gets the better of Mike Williams and sends in a good ball. Alan Connell gets free and beats Lewis with a downward header.
4:24pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Good defending by Michael Briscoe. Alan Connell runs to the byline and heads the ball to Scott Garner but as the centre back goes to shoot, Briscoe clears.
4:22pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Gone a bit quiet here. Grimsby had been on top but it's pretty even now.
4:20pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Lovely play by Harriers. Lee Vaughan crosses to Lee Morris, who chests ball down to Tom Shaw. Unfortunately, flag goes up for offside.
4:18pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Steve Burr decides to shore up his midfield, which has been losing out in the second half, by replacing Callum Gittings with Tom Shaw.
4:14pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Yellow card Lee Morris is booked for enchroaching as keeper Richard O'Donnell took a free-kick in his area.
4:13pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Yellow card Andrew Wright is booked for a heavy challenge on Lee Vaughan.
4:11pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Chris McPhee shoots over. Michael Briscoe's free-kick, taken just in Harriers' half, is headed into striker's path hy Callum Gittings. McPhee cuts in from the left and fires over.
4:08pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Danny Lewis flies to his left and puts Alan Connell's excellent rising shot behind.
4:06pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Alan Connell sees a low 20-yard shot fly wide.
4:05pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Grimsby create a good chance. Andrew Wrightt delivers a good cross from the left and Alan Connell rises for it and misses. He complains that Lee Vaughan, who went with him, mighht have pushed him but the referee ignores that.
4:03pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Grimsby are bound to improve in the second half, so Harriers will have to stand strong. The visitors try to lay siege to the home defence and force two corners. Pete Bore also drives into box but loses out in a challenge.
3:47pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Half time Excellent first half performance by Harriers. They were irresitable for long periods and Grimsby's defence looks vulnerable.
3:46pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Yellow card Robert Eagle is booked for a challenge on Lee Vaughan.
3:44pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers come close again. Matty Blair and Keith Briggs tease the Grimsby defence by holding possession on rhe right side. Briggs sends in a probing pass that comes off a Grimsby man and falls to Chris McPhee on edge of box. His shot is blocked by Scott Garner but falls into Lee Morris' path. The ball's at an awkward height and the hitman fires wide.
3:42pm Sun 10 Oct 10: That goal has really energised the home fans behind Danny Lewis, they're singing their hearts out.
3:40pm Sun 10 Oct 10: First real sign of life from Grimsby top scorer Alan Connell, who blazed a shot over from distance.
3:33pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Goal! A perfect reply by Harriers! This time, Jack Byrne meets Callum Gittings' corner with a fine header. Matty Blair steals in and at close range nods it past the keeper.
3:30pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Goal! Grimsby pull a goal back. Lee Vaughan slipped at the wrong moment and the ball fell to winger Rob Eagle, who fired a low angled effort across Danny Lewis into bottom right corner. Good finish but a but unlucky for Harriers.
3:27pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers have a corner to defend. At the far post, Darren Kempson fires wide.
3:23pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers are still on top. They've silenced the away crowd and continue to press.
3:22pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Matty Blair is scaring the life out right back Bradley Wood. This time he cuts in from the wing and despite being given many options, squared it to Keith Briggs, who fired over the bar from edge of area.
3:20pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Yellow card Darran Kempson is booked for a scything challenge on Matty Blair as he raced down the right wing.
3:16pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers have a free-kick after Lee Morris is fouled by Grimsby defender. The away side can't clear it properly and Harriers win a corner. Callum Gittings' delivery is a good one but Chris McPhee can't get a clear connection and the ball goes wide.
3:10pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Goal! What a goal by Matty Blair! Mike Williams had crossed the ball in and after a Grimsby defender hadn't cleared it properly. It feel to Blair on the edge of box and he lofted a lovely volley over the keeper into top left corner.
3:08pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Harriers are looking very good here and are keeping the pressure on Grimsby.
3:07pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Substitution Grimsby change seven mins: Steve Watt is replaced by Scott Garner.
3:04pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Goal! Harriers had started very brightly and Chris McPhee confirms that with a goal. CMcPhee fed the ball smartly to Lee Morris, who raced goalwards, cut in and curled a good shot from the edge of the area goalwards. The shot is parried by the keeper but McPhee rushes in and despite falling, scores.
3:04pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Good break by Harriers. Matty Blair speeds down the right and delivers cross. It's a bit close to Richard O'Donnell in goal.
3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Jack Byrne fires in a rising shot from distance that isn't too high over the bar.
3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Grimsby's fans have came out in force and are a noisy bunch, but the home support has responded very well.
3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10: Grimsby Town will have Richard O'Donnell in goal, with a back four of Dwayne Samuels (RB), Darren Kempson (CB), Steve Watt (CB) and Bradley Wood (LB). In midfield, they have Pete Bore (RM), Michael Cummins (CM), Andrew Wright (CM) and Robert Eagle (LM). Up front, top scorer Alan Connell partners Danny Carlton.
3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10: GOOD afternoon Harriers fans, welcome to Shuttle Online's live match coverage of Harriers versus Grimsby Town. Steve Burr makes two changes to the side which beat Gateshead 2-1 on Tuesday. Mark Albrighton replaces the injured Oliver Thorne in defence, while Lee Morris gets the nod over Marc Williams to play up front alongside Chris McPhee.
3:00pm Sun 10 Oct 10: SHUTTLE Online will have live match updates from their home game against Grimsby Town from 3pm on Sunday.
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Callum Gittings
- Chris McPhee
- Danny Lewis
- Jack Byrne
- Lee Morris
- Lee Vaughan
- Mark Albrighton
- Matty Blair
- Michael Briscoe
- Mike Williams
- Andy Stevens
- Marc Williams
- Nick Wright
- Tom Sharpe
- Tom Shaw
- Grimsby Town
- Robb Scott and Paul Hurst
- Alan Connell
- Andrew Wright
- Bradley Wood
- Danny Carlton
- Darran Kempson
- Dwayne Samuels
- Michael Cummins
- Peter Bore
- Richard O'Donnell
- Robert Eagle
- Steve Watt
- Lee Ridley
- Mark Hudson
- Michael Leary
- Scott Garner
- Steve Croudson