Blyth Spartans AFC
Blyth Spartans AFC
HARRIERS make the long trip to Northumberland on Saturday to face Blyth Spartans.
The Reds will look to extend an impressive away record of three consecutive victories, while also aiming to bounce back from two disappointing home defeats.
The Croft Park side head into the game following a narrow 2-1 defeat against Darlington on Wednesday night.
Kick-off is at 3:00pm.
Defender Jamie Sharman ahead of Blyth:
"As a team I think we could have all played better [against Brackley] - I think we all know that - and we do still want to put it right on Saturday against Blyth.
"Every game is going to be a test, but we've got to go about it in the right way and do what we're good at, and then we should win games.
"If we play how we know we can play, we can beat any team in this league but we've just got to be on it on the day.
"The away record is really good but we still want to get this first win at home, because we are playing well away from home".
Harriers will again be without Milan Butterfield and Rhys Williams who are on international duty.
It is hoped that Declan Weeks will available for either this game or next weekend's game against Altrincham after injury, but Jimmy O'Connor remains the only definite injury absentee.
Admission and tickets
Harriers fans can pay on the turnstiles at Croft Park.
Full details are available on our away travel page.
At the time of writing, Harriers are 20/21 to record a victory against Blyth.
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Few players have donned the jerseys of both sides, one of the players to have done this is goalkeeper Adam Bartlett, who Harriers signed from the Spartans in 2008.
There are six meetings on record, the earliest coming in 1982, but the majority coming since Blyth's promotion to National League North ahead of the 17/18 season.
Most notably, the sides played out an entertaining 5-4 Harriers victory in September 2017, as well as a 3-3 draw at Croft Park in February 2019.
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