FA Trophy 3rd qualifying round
Match preview Vs York CityVenue: AggboroughDate: 24-11-18Kick off: 15:00hrs

23-11-18 - Preview - Kidderminster Harriers Vs York City

The Harriers start their FA Trophy campaign for 2018 against a club that we have been associated with quite a bit in recent weeks. Just days after taking Russ Penn from them and then sending Joe Ironside and Kennedy Digie the other way on loan we only went and drew them in the cup.

Ironically, around this time last season, we also drew them in the Trophy but at the 1st round stage and not at this earlier one. We won 2-1 back then with the goals coming from James Pearson and Manny Sonupè. That game, played at Aggborough, saw us win in front of a healthy crowd of over a thousand one hundred for a cup game but this time it’s not expected to be anywhere near that due to the negative pricing policy of the club that will not be encouraging many to go to what is seen as an un-important game.

Earlier in the season we won 3-0 up at Bootham Crescent with our goals coming from Ed Williams and none other than Ironside. At the time we were playing impressively but in recent weeks that has vanished to culminate in a 4-0 thrashing at home to fellow title chasers Chorley FC last Saturday. The loss of confidence in the team is visible to all and it didn’t help changing the formation from 3-5-2 to 4-3-3 for the first time this season especially in such an important game.

We should be injury free for the game and we might even be seeing some new faces coming in but whether they would be eligible to play would be another mater. Ironside and Digie won’t be allowed to play against us due to being out on loan but Russ Penn shouldn’t face any such problem due to having signed a contract with us.

Yorks injuries amount to our former midfielder Simon Heslop with a knee injury. 

A big upturn in form is going to be needed if we are hoping to progress further in the Trophy and with City not setting the world on fire either I can see this fizzling out to a damp squib draw with the replay up in York on Tuesday evening. 


Teams:

Harriers from:

Hall, Palmer, Taylor, Horsfall, O’Connor, Penn, Vaughan, Johnson, Wagner, Baxendale, Weeks, Stratford, Taylor-Randle, Austin, Bradley, Chambers, Higginson, Daniels, Richards, Williams.

York City from:

Bartlett, Whitley, Bencherif, Davis, Dyer, Ferguson, Griffiths, Harrison, Law, Newton, Parslow, Rogerson, Tait, Bray, Harris, Hawkins, Moké, York, Burrow, Kempster, Langstaff, McNaughton, Parkin, Wright. 

Referee: Mr Benjamin Speedie. Liverpool


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Previous games against York City
 
Date H/A Comp: Score   Goals Att: (away)
15-09-2018 A Vanarama North 0 – 3   Williams 2, Ironside 2404 (116)
13-03-2018 H Vanarama North 2 – 1   Bradley 2 1244 (91)
16-12-2017 H FA Trophy 1st rd 2 – 1   Pearson, Sonupè 1138 (89)
18-11-2017 A Vanarama North 1 – 1   Croasdale 2507 (117)
24-01-2012 H Blue Square Premier 1 – 1   McQuilkin 2417 (159)
19-12-2011 A Blue Square Premier 2 – 3   Byrne, Gittings, Matt 2830 (56)
30-11-2010 H Blue Square Premier 0 – 0     1066 (79)
23-10-2010 H FA Cup 4th qual rd 0 – 2     1123 (144)
14-08-2010 A Blue Square Premier 1 – 2   Gittings, Shaw 2682 (177)
23-03-2010 H Blue Square Premier 0 – 1     1127 (135)
26-09-2009 A Blue Square Premier 3 – 2   Smikle, Barnes-Homer 2509 (113)
28-03-2009 A Blue Square Premier 0 – 0     2384 (171)
11-02-2009 A FA Trophy 3rd rd replay 1 – 1 York won 14-13 on penalties Richards 683 (34)
31-01-2009 H FA Trophy 3rd rd 1 – 1   Brittain 1115 (153)
23-09-2008 H Blue Square Premier 2 – 0   Smikle, Richards 1481 (93)
05-01-2008 A Blue Square Premier 2 – 2   McGrath, Christie 2423 (116)
08-09-2007 H Blue Square Premier 3 – 0   Richards 2, Bennett 1589 (177)
20-01-2007 H Nationwide Premier 2 – 1   Constable, Bennett 2073 (303)
16-09-2006 A Nationwide Premier 1 – 0     2181 (98)
09-04-2006 A Nationwide Premier 2 – 2   Fleming, Reynolds 3376 (95)
19-11-2005 H Nationwide Premier 0 – 0     1768 (243)
06-03-2004 H Nationwide League 3 4 – 1   Foster, Bennett, Yates, Murray 2569 (220)
21-12-2003 A Nationwide League 3 1 – 0     2973 (136)
21-04-2003 A Nationwide League 3 0 – 0     4069
14-12-2002 H Nationwide League 3 1 – 2   Bishop 2304
23-03-2002 A Nationwide League 3 0 – 1   Larkin 2787
23-10-2001 H Nationwide League 3 4 – 1   Broughton 2, Sall, Foster 2002
05-05-2001 A Nationwide League 3 1 – 0     3185
25-11-2000 H Nationwide League 3 3 – 1   Smith 2, Foster 2602