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Match preview Vs Lincoln City

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Date: 20-12-14gif Venue: Aggboroughgif Kick off: 15:00hrs

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Akwasi Asante The Harriers get back into Saturday football action tomorrow for the first time since we played Torquay Utd, and beat them, at the start of November.  Goals from Marvin Johnson and Kevin Nicholson, against his former club, saw us grab the points before entering a run of away games interspersed with three evening home games against Aldershot, Wrexham and Nuneaton.  Three games that ended in a loss, a draw and a win.

Away from home we came back from Bradford on Monday evening with an emphatic 4-1 win that put us into the next round of the FA Trophy and, thankfully, at home to Altrincham on January 10th.  Another goal from Johnson made him our leading scorer with just six goals.

We had a bit of illness in the squad prior to that game neither Nicholson or Ty Williams travelling to the game on the original date of Saturday.   That was called off late on due to a frozen pitch and by the Monday of the rescheduled time Jack Byrne was also taken ill and missed the game.  Thankfully we now have a fully fit squad ready to take on Lincoln City tomorrow.

We have some new faces added to the side since Monday with Jamie Spencer and Akwasi Asante (right) added to the squad during the week.  They could make the bench but with not much game time for either player recently they might have to wait their turn.

We played City in the opening game of the season and what a bore draw that was.  Two teams that seemed to have no creative flair and a phobia about taking their chances in front of goal but thankfully we have both moved on from then with the Harriers in tenth place and City just below us in thirteenth.  On current form it's more than reversed with City way up in third place in the current form table and us down in thirteenth.

That could be down to the coach Chris Moyses being named manager on a permanent basis after taking over temporarily following the sacking of Paul Simpson five weeks ago after a bad run of results.  One draw and three wins followed their exit from the FA Cup, when Stimpson moved out, to Eastliegh, the very same team that knocked us out.  That good run ended in the FA Trophy last weekend when struggling Alfreton beat them 2-0 at Sincil Bank.

They have just the one injury in the side with Nat Brown out long term.  Another long termer, Tony Diagne, returned from an hernia operation in a friendly against Lincoln Utd during the week but it may be too early for him in a more competitive game.  Apart from that they have no other injury problems.

I fully expect us to shine in this game with our new, more creative, gameplans and that Lincoln will be going home following their first League defeat since the beginning of November.

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Teams:

Harriers from:
Lewis, Mayebi, Hodgkiss, Green, Storer, Tunnicliffe, Long, Nicholson, Williams, Gowling, Grimes, Asante, Byrne, Obeng, Digie, Johnson, Verma, Gittings, Spencer, Reid, Hales.

Lincoln City from:
Farman, Townsend, Preece, Miller, Newton, Jordan, Bencherif, Diagne, Power, Burrow, Tomlinson, Mendy, Nolan, Sam-Yorke, Robinson, Caprice, Everington, Simmons, Adams, Marshall, Audel.

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