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Harriers v Altrincham
- Kick off: 3:00pm Sat 12 Feb 11
- Venue: Aggborough
- Final score:
- Kidderminster Harriers 2 - 1 Altrincham
4:56pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Goal! It's over! It was tense and nervy but Harriers have all three points in the bag and the play-off dream is still going strong. Hopefully some of the 2,903 crowd will keep coming until the end of the season.
4:54pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Red card James Smith is sent off for pushing Jamille Matt.
4:53pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Lots of nerves here. Danny Lewis does well to come out and collect Michael Briscoe's back header.
4:50pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Harriers must survive four minutes of time added on.
4:49pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Yellow card Lee Vaughan is booked for a foul on Shaun Densmore.
4:47pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Marc Joseph is booked for impeding Chris McPhee as he launched a Harriers attack.
4:46pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Phew! Robbie Williams hits the bar with a header for Altrincham. Harriers are living dangerously.
4:44pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Substitution Alty change 84 mins: Mark Beeseley comes on for Damian Reeves.
4:43pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Matty Blair has been excellent since coming on. He races down the right and cuts the ball back but a defender intercepts.
4:39pm Sat 12 Feb 11: That was close! Chris McPhee's header flies over the bar. It came from Callum Gittings' corner and shold have been a third goal for Harriers.
4:37pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Callum Gitting's volley hits a Marc Joseph for a corner.
4:34pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Substitution Substitution 73 and 74 mins: Callum Gittings replaces Sean Canham in the 73rd minute. For the visitors, Marc Joseph and Michael Twiss are on for Robbie Lawton and Wes Baynes respectively in the 74th.
4:32pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Substitution Greg Youngs header loops onto the top of the goal. He's keeps getting close for Altrincham.
4:29pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Matty Blair races past Gregg Young but Craig Dootson rushes out and clears the ball. The winger's added some real pace to Harriers' attack.
4:23pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Matty Blair almost scores with his first touch. He volleys goalwards from a cross but Shaun Densmore clears it away.
4:22pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Substitution Harriers change 63: Tom Shaw is replaced by Matty Blair.
4:21pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Keith Briggs heads Greg Young's header off the line from a Wes Baynes corner. Harrier hanging on a bit here.
4:20pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Yellow card Keith Briggs is booked for a foul on Wes Baynes. Harriers' captain gave the ball away in midfield and as he chased down the Altrincham man his tackle is a late one.
4:17pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Harriers' goal survives a scare. Damian Reeves low cross looks destined to be a goal but instead canons off the bar into the path of Nicky Clee who from six yards out fires over the bar.
4:16pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Lee Vaughan does well to legally impede the challenge of Shaun Densmore as he drove into the box.
4:14pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Nick Wright dribbles into the box and sees a low shot blocked. The striker could and should have pulled the ball back for his teammates there. Tom Shaw's 20-yard follow-up is blocked by an Altrincham defender.
4:08pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Jack Byrne powers into the box and his low shot draws a fine save from Craig Dootson.
4:01pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Sean Canham fires in a volley at Craig Dootson.
4:00pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Despite the one-man disadvantage, Altrincham look comfortable.
3:48pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Half time That's the break. Harriers deserve the lead but have wasted a chance to increase their lead. Let's hope this miss doesn't come back to haunt them.
3:47pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Tom Shaw fluffs his line when Craig Dootson dives to his right and saves.
3:46pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Red card Nick Wright is brought down by Carl Piergianni's reckless tackle in the box. He's sent off for it.
3:42pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Goal! Wes Baynes drills a low shot from the edge of the area past Danny Lewis. It took a brief deflection as it flew towards the net.
3:39pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Tom Shaw almost catches out keeper Craig Dootson, who was off his line. The midfielder did well to volley a hanging effort goalwards from 35-yards but the keeper recovered.
3:36pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Goal! Nick Wright scores a 'beaut'. The striker, who got the ball off Canham, chested the ball down, cut in from the left and fired a first-time low shot between keeper Craig Doostson and the bottom of the post. Wonderful!
3:28pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Centreback Greg Young heads over from an Altrincham corner.
3:23pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Goal! Jack Byrne scores! Nick Wright's cross from the right was won in the air by Tom Shaw, Chris McPhee sees a low shot hit the post and the ball rolls into Byrne's path and he scores from close range.
3:22pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Chris McPhee jinks down the right and fires just wide. Harriers on top now and looking dangerous.
3:20pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Keith Briggs goes very close with an absolutely thundering volley after good work by Sean Canham and Jack Byrne.
3:13pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Lee Vaughan is Harriers' most potent performer so far. He makes a raid down the right and tries to pick out Sean Canham but the danger is cleared by the away side.
3:12pm Sat 12 Feb 11: That was close! Greg Young does well to fire Jack Byrne's low cross behind. From the set piece, Chris McPhee arrows a long range effort wide.
3:09pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Nick Wright delivers a cross from the right which Sean Canham heads wide. A lively debut by the hitmam so far but it's very even at the moment.
3:07pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Danny Lewis rushes out of his area and heads a long ball forward away. There's certainly a big crowd, over two and a half stands are full to the brim.
3:01pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Sean Canham almost makes a big impression inside a minute when he scores but he's offside.
3:00pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Steve Burr makes one change from the side which saw off Bath last week, handing a debut to on-loan Hereford hitman Sean Canham for in a three-pronged attack with Nick Wright and Chris McPhee.
3:00pm Sat 12 Feb 11: Good afternoon Harriers fans! There's a good atmosphere around the ground and hopefully a sizeable crowd to support to the team on this sunny day. Fan trust KHIST's efforts seem to have paid off, but let's see what crowd the club gets today.
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Chris McPhee
- Danny Lewis
- Jack Byrne
- Keith Briggs
- Lee Vaughan
- Mark Albrighton
- Michael Briscoe
- Mike Williams
- Nick Wright
- Sean Canham
- Tom Shaw
- Andy Stevens
- Callum Gittings
- Jamille Matt
- Matty Blair
- Tom Sharpe
- Graham Heathcote
- Carl Pierginni
- Craig Dootson
- Damien Reeves
- Greg Young
- James Smith
- Robbie Lawton
- Sam Wedgbury
- Shaun Densmore
- Wes Baynes
- Marc Joseph
- Mark Beesley
- Michael Twiss
- Sam Hewson
- Stuart Coburn