Eastbourne v Harriers
- Kick off: 3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11
- Venue: Langney Sports Club
- Final score:
- Eastbourne Borough 1 - 1 Kidderminster Harriers
4:56pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Final whistle It's over! Harriers earn a point, but with Fleetwood and Wrexham winning, it's means they have it all to do with two home games coming up. Fifteen matches unbeaten but the pressure's on them.
4:55pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Harriers fans' nerves are shredded hear. Jack Byrne fouls Eddie Hutchinson and George Purcell's 30-yard free-kick is saved and Darren Baker screws wide from close range.
4:52pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Eastbourne changes: George Purcell and Ethan Strevett for Jamie Taylor and Richard Pacquette respectively.
4:51pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Harriers force a corner and after a desperate missed punch by Rikkie Banks, Mark Albright fires over from the edge of the box.
4:50pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Phew!Steve Brinkhurst shoots across the face of goal. He should have hit the target.
4:46pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Mark Albrighton blocks Jamie Taylor's goalbound effort.
4:40pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Yellow card Jamie Taylor tackles Chris McPhee from behind cynically as he tries to launch a Harriers counter. He doesn't even play the ball but escapes with a yellow.
4:39pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Jamie Taylor drives forward and shoots into the side netting.
4:36pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Yellow card There's a moment of chaos afterwards and Eastbourne feel Matt fouled Rikki Banks. Personally, it was a 50/50 challenge. Eddie Hutchinson is booked for dissent.
4:34pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Goal! Tom Shaw scores! Rikkie Banks collides with Jamille Matt and Shaw slots home the loose ball. Play-off chase are back on!
4:31pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Nothing is going Harriers' way. Callum Gittings crosses and Matty Blair does well to reach it at far post but heads it behind.
4:29pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Danny Lewis takes Eddie Hutchinson's shot, which squirmed its way through the box.
4:28pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Substitution Harriers change 70 mins: Keith Briggs is replaced by Tom Shaw.
4:27pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Richard Pacquette slides in an effort from tight left angle. Danny Lewis saves.
4:23pm Sat 16 Apr 11: That was close! Richard Pacquette gets the better of Michael Briscoe but shoots straight at Danny Lewis.
4:21pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Substitution Harriers change 63 mins: Nick Wright is replaced by Callum Gittings. He'll go into midfield as Harriers switch to 4-3-3.
4:19pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Danny Lewis keeps Harriers in the game with a good reaction save. Michael Briscoe gives the ball to Richard Pacquette, who fires in a rising shot which the keeper parries. Phew!
4:16pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Chris McPhee links well with Jamille Matt and bursts into the box, it takes a good challenge by Ben Austin to see off Harriers' top scorer.
4:14pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Yellow card Mark Albrighton is booked for a foul on Eddie Hutchinson.
4:13pm Sat 16 Apr 11: The Harriers fans turn up the volume in support of their team. Tom Shaw and Dave Hankin are warming up.
4:10pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Oh dear. From the resulting free-kick, Michael Briscoe hammers a 30-yard effort very high over the bar.
4:09pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Simon Johnson is booked a dissent after the ref blows for a foul on Jamille Matt.
4:07pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Jamille Matt lays the ball to Keith Briggs, who drives purposefully into the box. He's guided a bit wide and his cross is blocked by Ben Austin. A good start though.
4:03pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Substitution Harriers change 46 mins: Sean Canham is replaced by Jamille Matt.
3:49pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Half time That's the break. Harriers are second best at the moment but Steve Burr's side are the masters of comebacks.
3:48pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Harriers almost level the scores on the stroke of half-time. Matty Blair wins a corner and then takes it as well. Rikkie Banks saves well from Chris McPhee.
3:45pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Even more bad news for Harriers, as Fleetwood are 2-0 up.
3:42pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Nick Wright almost unwittingly scores. Keith Briggs whips in a good free-kick, which hits the unmarked striker at the far post. Micky Demetrious clears though.
3:38pm Sat 16 Apr 11: More bad news for Harriers. Fleetwood go 1-0 against Altrincham. If scores stay like this, Harriers will be five points behind their main play-off rivals.
3:35pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Yellow card Steve Brinkhurst booked for a foul on Keith Briggs.
3:33pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Matty Blair cuts in from the right and almost creates an opening. He tries to play a one-two with Chris McPhee but the ball won't stick.
3:31pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Goal! Harriers go a goal down. Richard Pacquette is allowed time to spin 25-yards out and hammer a shot past Danny Lewis. He wa given far too much space to fire in a shot. On a brighter note, play-off rivals York are 1-0 down to Tamworth.
3:29pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Lee Vaughan speeds down the right and sends in a low cross but Matty Blair can't connect properly.
3:26pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Eastbourne have worked very hard to disrupt Harriers, who have yet to get going at all. The problem for the hosts is that if they let up at all, Harriers have the ability to open them up.
3:25pm Sat 16 Apr 11: No goals in the other matches affecting Harriers so far. It's squeeky bum time' everywhere.
3:22pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Nick Wright wins a second corner. It's played short to Mike Williams, who whips in a cross but Sean Canham can't quite bring it under control.
3:17pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Lee Vaughan almost opens the scoring with a well-struck 30-yard effort which curled a fraction wide.
3:16pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Danny Lewis takes Matt Crabb's free-kick with ease but Eddie Hutchinson challenges late. Harriers keeper is unharmed. Eastbourne have edged a scrappy first half.
3:14pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Harriers concede a corner. Simon Johnson's delivery is good but Danny Lewis punches away at the far post under pressure.
3:12pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Simon Johnson's thumping effort from the edge of the box is diverted over the bar by an off balance Richard Pacquette.
3:06pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Eastbourne have a bright little spell and Steve Brinkhurst sends in a looping right wing cross which Lee Vaughan clears at the far post.Harriers yet to get going.
3:04pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Scrappy start by both sides. Pitch is dry and bumpy. Sean Canham wins a corner. Matty Blair's first delivery comes back to him and he sends in a fine right wing ball. Canham sees a looping header taken by keeper Rikki Banks.
3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11: The bench sit down and shake each other's hands. On paper, Harriers should win this but Eastbourne are fighting for their lives in bottom four, so all bets are off.
3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11: With Harriers needing a win to keep on the chase for the play-offs, there are pivotal matches played by rivals Wrexham, Fleetwood and York. I'll do my best to keep you all informed of scores from Fleetwood v Altrincham, Wrexham v Kettering and York v Tamworth.
3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Eastbourne, who teeter on edge of relegation, are unchanged from Eastbourne. Eastbourne: Banks; Austin (CB); Baker (RB); Brinkhurst (RM); Crabb (LM); Hutchinson (CM);Demetriou (LB); Johnson (CM); Kelly (CB); Pacquette (F); Taylor (F).
3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Good afternoon Harries fans! Steve Burr makes one change to the side which drew 3-3 at Grimsby last week. New dad Keith Briggs returns to central midfield, which sees Tom Shaw relegated to the bench.
3:00pm Sat 16 Apr 11: Shuttle Online will have live match updates from Harriers' must-win Blue Square Bet Premier clash at Eastbourne Borough on Saturday (3pm kick-off).
- Eastbourne Borough
- Garrry Wilson
- Ben Austin
- Danny Kelly
- Darren Baker
- Jamie Taylor
- Matt Crabb
- Micky Demetriou
- Richard Pacquette
- Rikki Banks
- Simon Johnson
- Steve Brinkhurst
- Dean Lightwood
- Ethan Strevett
- George Purcell
- Matt Smart
- Simon Weatherstone
- Kidderminster Harriers
- Steve Burr
- Chris McPhee
- Danny Lewis
- Jack Byrne
- Keith Briggs
- Lee Vaughan
- Mark Albrighton
- Matty Blair
- Michael Briscoe
- Mike Williams
- Nick Wright
- Sean Canham
- Andy Stevens
- Callum Gittings
- David Hankin
- Jamille Matt
- Tom Shaw