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Live Coverage

Grimsby v Harriers

  • Kick off: 3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12
  • Referee:
  • Venue: Blundell Park
Final score:
Grimsby Town 1 - 2 Kidderminster Harriers

Kidderminster Shuttle: whistle icon 4:51pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Final whistle It's over! Harriers have come from behind to win. They thoroughly deserved it as they just kept pushing. The play-off dream is alive and kicking!

4:50pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Rowe did brilliantly! Cutting in from left and firing home in 94th minute.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 4:49pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Goal! Ryan Rowe scores!

4:48pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Five minutes of time added on here!

4:47pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Mike Williams makes a raid down the left but his cross is taken by keeper.

4:41pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers pushng now and Michael Coulson fouls Jack Byrne on edge of box. It's play short to Tom Marshall and he rifles in a fine effort which McKeown somehow saves!

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:38pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Substitution Final Grimsby change: Artus is replaced by Kiernan Hughes-Mason.

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:37pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Substitution Double change for Harriers 80. Steve Burr goes for it. Ryan Rowe replaces Guinan and Nick Wright replaces Johnson.

4:36pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Tom Marshall clears Anthony Church's shot off line.

4:35pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Superb volley by Kyle Storer is saved by keeper and Harriers win a corner. Unfortunately, they can't make it tell.

4:30pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers see a very good claim for a penalty turned down. Lee Vaughan gets and his shot seemed to hit Shaun Pearson on the hand as he dived to block.

Kidderminster Shuttle: yellow card 4:28pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Yellow card Frankie Artus booked for running into Hankin from behind as the Harriers man tried to drive forward.

4:25pm Sat 31 Mar 12: After a brief spell being checked on the sidelines by the physio, Byrne returns to the action.

4:24pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Jack Byrne, who has been playing like a man possessed. Needs treatment in centre circle.

4:23pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Few scares here for Harriers. Tom Marshall produced a fine tackle in the box Elding's shot. Moments later, Williams' back header gives Hearn a sniff but Breeden comes out to collect.

4:21pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Phew! Harriers almost caught out. Frankie Aertus heads wide from a great delivery.

4:20pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Marvin Johnson shows tremendous attitude to create a chance. He drove to the edge of the box, losses it, wins in, drives into the box and fires into side netting from tight angle.

Kidderminster Shuttle: substitution 4:15pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Substitution Grimsbty change 58: Anthony Church replaces Pete Winn to in an attempt to stiffen up hosts.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 4:11pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Goal! Hankin is fouled by Wright and Harriers are awarded a FK 20-yards out in a central position. Kyle Storer's shot hits the wall and falls to Vaughan on right, he whips in a fine cross and Malbon heads in at near post.

4:08pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Lee Vaughan thought he'd wriggled free on right side of box but the flag goes up for a foul on a home player.

4:03pm Sat 31 Mar 12: How did Harriers not score? Anthony Malbon does well to control the ball and hold it up in box and six yards out he fires goalwards but somehow McKeown gets a hand to it.

4:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Right, Harriers have 45 minutes to keep the play-off dream alive!

Kidderminster Shuttle: whistle icon 3:46pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Half time That's the break. Harriers go in trailing but in truth the goal was harsh. Steve Burr's side have been excellent and more than played their part in a high-quality end-to-end match.

3:45pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers have responded terrifically to go a goal down. At the other end, Tom Marshall blocks Elding's shot after a mistake by Luke Jones.

3:41pm Sat 31 Mar 12: A great run by Jack Byrne sees him drives goalwards and fire home a shot which McKeown can only parry. From the corner, Tom Marshall controls the delivery with a hint of handball and fires over from a tight angle.

Kidderminster Shuttle: whistle icon 3:40pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Final whistle Harriers look for an immediate rely and from distance, Kyle Storer belts a shot over the bar.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Goal icon 3:38pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Goal! Harriers fall behind from a FK. Frankie Artus delivered a lovey ball from just outside box and at far post, the unchallenged Andy Wright flicks a header into back of the net.

Kidderminster Shuttle: yellow card 3:37pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Yellow card It's gone slightly scrappy but both sides are still going for it. Vaughan is booked for a foul on Connor Townsend.

3:28pm Sat 31 Mar 12: What a save from Breeden! Anthony Elding races to byline and cross from left. Hearn thumps a header goalwards at far post but keeper beats it away.

Kidderminster Shuttle: yellow card 3:25pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Yellow card Bradley Wood brings down Marvin Johnson just outside left side of box and is booked. Johnson delivers the FK and despite Jones winning it in the air at the far post, Town clear danger.

3:23pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Steve Guinan then sees right-footed shot roll just wide of post. High quality action from both sides.

3:20pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Jack Byrne's superb pass sets Steve Guinan free on right side of box and he fires goalwards but James McKeown saves.

3:19pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Spell of pressure from hosts. Frankie Artus' firm shot from 20-yards is blocked by Jack Byrne.

3:19pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Spell of pressure from hosts. Frankie Artus' firm shot from 20-yards is blocked by Jack Byrne.

3:17pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Danger for Harriers as Pete Winn breaks for goal after an error by Marshall but his left-footed effort curls wide of far post.

3:13pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers have a goal ruled out for offside. Harriers create a good opening down the right and Vaughan's cross goes behind for a corner. Johnson's deliverry is good and Tom Marshall's header is saved by keeper but Anthony Malbon stabs home from close range but the lino's flag is up!

3:11pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers are matching hosts for possession but have yet to create any real openings.

3:09pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers win a corner and from Marvin Johnson's delivery, Steve Guinan heads over the bar.

3:08pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Michael Coulson works in nicely with Hearn and fires a shot at Breeden.

3:05pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Another chance for Grimsby. Harriers are allowing the home team to knock the ball down to players on edge of box and from a Hearn low cross, Michael Coulson shoots over the bar.

3:04pm Sat 31 Mar 12: At the other end, keeper McKeown can't take a high hanging cross fromn Vaughan under pressure from Malbon but Grimsby's defence clears danger.

3:04pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Mariners top-scorer Liam Hearn is presented with a chance after some effective play but from edge of area, he curls a right-footed area into Tony Breeden's arms.

3:02pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Marvin Johnson drives down left but his hanging cross is easily taken by keeper.

3:01pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers push forward early on but a long ball from Luke Jones is collected for a GK.

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Harriers stride out resplendent in their home kit - apart from blue socks!

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: With York beating Luton last night, Harriers are six points off the play-off spots but a win at Blundell Park would certainly go a long way in the right direction for a top five finish in the Blue Square Bet Premier.

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Grimsby line-up and formation (4-4-2): McKeown (GK); Coulson (RM); Hearn (F); Artus (CM); Pearson (CB); Wood (RB); Townsend (LB); Miller (CB); Wright (CM); Winn (LM); Elding (F).

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Grimsby have suffered a setback before the game as captain Craig Disley has not overcame illness. He's replaced at the heart of midfield by Frankie Artus. Winger Peter Winn is also restored to the line-up after missing out at Tuesday's draw at Tamworth.

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Good afternoon Harriers fans! Welcome to Shuttle Online's live match coverage from Harriers' must-win game at Grimsby. A win for either side could re-engergise their play-off hopes. Steve Burr makes one change from the side which beat Darlington. Mike Williams replaces Mickey Demetriou at left-back in order to stiffen up his team.

3:00pm Sat 31 Mar 12: Shuttle Online will have live match updates from Harriers' 'must-win' clash at Grimsby Town on Saturday.


  • Grimsby Town
  • Rob Scott and Paul Hurst
  • Andrew Wright
  • Anthony Elding
  • Bradley Wood
  • Conor Townsend
  • Frankie Artus
  • Ian Miller
  • James McKeown
  • Liam Hearn
  • Michael Coulson
  • Peter Winn
  • Shaun Pearson
  • Anthony Church
  • Charlie L'Anson
  • Kiernan Hughes-Mason
  • Louis Soares
  • Rob Duffy
  • Kidderminster Harriers
  • Steve Burr
  • Anthony Malbon
  • Dave Hankin
  • Jack Byrne
  • Kyle Storer
  • Lee Vaughan
  • Luke Jones
  • Marvin Johnson
  • Mike Williams
  • Steve Guinan
  • Tom Marshall
  • Tony Breeden
  • Dean Lyness
  • James Vincent
  • Mickey Demetriou
  • Nick Wright
  • Ryan Rowe

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