Dartford striker Danny Harris scored one and set up a second to help secure victory against Tamworth at The Lamb.

The Darts broke the deadlock when Harris cut in from the left flank to fire the ball past Tamworth goalkeeper Cameron Belford from 20 yards.

The visitors continued to push forward, going two up when Kenny Clark nodded home a Harris cross from close range.

The Lambs threw everything at their opponents in the closing stages of the second period but Dartford stood firm.

This was only the third defeat that the Lambs have endured in 12 home games since Dale Belford took over as manager in January - and the first two were at the hands of last season's Conference champions Mansfield Town and Cambridge United, this season's early pacesetters.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Tamworth manager Dale Belford:

"To come out of the Bank holiday weekend with no points is very disappointing.

"We possibly deserved something at Hereford on Saturday, but this was our worst performance since I took over in January.

"If you've got aspirations of staying in this league, you've got to be beating, or at least not losing to, the likes of Dartford."

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Monday, 26 August 2013

Conference Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Tamworth 0-2 Dartford FT
(HT 0-2)
    • Harris 3
    • Clarke 26

    Tamworth

    • 01 Belford
    • 02 Evans yellow card
    • 06 Richards-Everton yellow card
    • 12 Harris (Woolery 72)
    • 19 Capaldi
    • 21 Thomas yellow card
    • 07 Kerry
    • 08 Baker (Todd 66)
    • 16 Hendrie
    • 10 Byfield (Jones 59)
    • 17 Peniket

    Substitutes

    • 23 Wren,
    • 14 Regan,
    • 11 Jones,
    • 18 Woolery,
    • 20 Todd

    Dartford

    • 01 Julian
    • 04 Stirling
    • 05 Clarke
    • 14 Mitchell-King yellow card (Rogers 46 yellow card)
    • 19 Fry
    • 08 Noble
    • 10 Bradbrook yellow card
    • 20 Burns
    • 30 Woodyard
    • 11 Harris (Collier 90+1)
    • 16 Birchall

    Substitutes

    • 13 Rogers,
    • 06 Cornhill,
    • 15 Collier,
    • 07 Hayes,
    • 09 Prior
    Ref: CoyAtt: 864
    TAMWORTH
    DARTFORD

    Possession

    • Tamworth 47%
    • Dartford 53%

    Attempts on target

    • Tamworth 2
    • Dartford 2

    Attempts off target

    • Tamworth 6
    • Dartford 3

    Corners

    • Tamworth 14
    • Dartford 5

    Fouls

    • Tamworth 14
    • Dartford 7
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:44 The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
    • 90:00+2:25 Booking
    • 90:00+2:17 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Evans on James Rogers. Jack Evans goes into the book. Alex Woodyard restarts play with the free kick.
    • 90:00+0:53 Free kick taken by Alex Woodyard.
    • 90:00+0:53 Substitution Nathan Collier is brought on as a substitute for Danny Harris.
    • 90:00+0:53 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Noble by Andy Todd.
    • 90:00+0:07 Booking
    • 89:46 Booking
    • 89:04 Wayne Thomas concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Harris. Booking for Wayne Thomas for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Elliot Bradbrook. Elliot Bradbrook goes into the referee's book for dissent.
    • 87:46 Danny Harris fouled by Wayne Thomas, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Woodyard takes the free kick.
    • 87:11 Alex Woodyard takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
    • 85:10 The ball is crossed by Tony Capaldi. Clearance made by James Rogers.
    • 83:47 James Rogers receives a yellow card.
    • 83:47 Booking
    • 82:57 Corner taken by Tony Capaldi. Clearance by Lee Noble.
    • 81:44 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Birchall by Lloyd Kerry. Free kick taken by Alex Woodyard.
    • 79:53 Corner from the right by-line taken by Tony Capaldi. Wayne Thomas challenges Elliot Bradbrook unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
    • 78:47 The official flags Danny Harris offside. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 76:23 Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Todd on Lee Noble. Free kick taken by Alex Woodyard.
    • 75:29 Lee Noble takes a short corner.
    • 71:58 Corner taken by Jack Evans. Header by Wayne Thomas misses to the right of the target.
    • 71:45 Substitution Kaiyne Woolery replaces Louis Harris.
    • 70:43 Stuart Hendrie concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliot Bradbrook. Tyrone Sterling takes the free kick.
    • 66:14 Jake Jones challenges Lee Burns unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Julian.
    • 65:10 Substitution Andy Todd replaces Richie Baker.
    • 64:16 Corner taken by Lee Noble from the left by-line.
    • 63:12 Tony Capaldi fouled by Adam Birchall, the ref awards a free kick. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 59:48 Corner taken by Jack Evans from the left by-line. Clearance made by Elliot Bradbrook.
    • 58:17 Substitution (Tamworth) makes a substitution, with Jake Jones coming on for Darren Byfield.
    • 57:01 Corner taken by Lee Noble. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Richards-Everton by Elliot Bradbrook. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 56:09 Richard Peniket gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny Clark. Free kick taken by Alan Julian.
    • 54:31 Corner taken by Lee Noble. Header at goal by Kenny Clark misses left of the target.
    • 53:01 Stuart Hendrie takes a shot.
    • 51:28 Elliot Bradbrook challenges Jack Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
    • 47:24 Corner taken by Jack Evans from the left by-line.
    • 46:12 Matt Fry sends in a cross that goes out.
    • 45:01 The referee gets the second half started.
    • 45:01 Substitution James Rogers comes on in place of Mat Mitchel-King.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+3:30 The ref blows to end the first period.
    • 45:00+2:51 Corner taken by Lee Noble.
    • 44:12 Corner taken by Tony Capaldi. Clearance by Tyrone Sterling.
    • 42:43 Lloyd Kerry challenges Lee Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
    • 40:52 Lloyd Kerry has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
    • 38:02 Free kick awarded for a foul by Mat Mitchel-King on Darren Byfield. Free kick crossed by Tony Capaldi. Elliot Bradbrook makes a clearance.
    • 35:55 Corner taken by Tony Capaldi. Danny Harris manages to make a clearance.
    • 35:22 Tony Capaldi takes a short corner.
    • 35:09 Lloyd Kerry takes a shot. Blocked by Kenny Clark.
    • 33:20 Richard Peniket is caught offside. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
    • 33:06 The referee blows for offside against Tyrone Sterling. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 32:03 Booking
    • 31:44 Foul by Ben Richards-Everton on Danny Harris, free kick awarded. The referee shows Ben Richards-Everton a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Lee Noble. Ben Richards-Everton makes a clearance.
    • 30:35 Foul by Ben Richards-Everton on Lee Noble, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Lee Noble. Mat Mitchel-King concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Thomas. Cameron Belford takes the free kick.
    • 28:52 Corner from the right by-line taken by Tony Capaldi. Alan Julian punches the ball.
    • 26:51 Adam Birchall is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
    • 25:32 Danny Harris provided the assist for the goal.
    • 25:32 GOAL - Kenny ClarkTamworth 0 - 2 Dartford Kenny Clark grabs a goal with a headed effort. Tamworth 0-2 Dartford.
    • 21:26 Corner taken by Jack Evans from the left by-line. Header by Stuart Hendrie goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 14:21 Corner taken by Tony Capaldi. Header by Stuart Hendrie misses left.
    • 13:44 Corner taken by Jack Evans from the left by-line. Mat Mitchel-King manages to make a clearance.
    • 12:52 Corner from the right by-line taken by Tony Capaldi. Alan Julian gets a fist to the ball to punch .
    • 12:16 Matt Fry concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Evans. Free kick crossed by Jack Evans. Clearance by Elliot Bradbrook.
    • 11:57 Corner taken by Jack Evans. Matt Fry makes a clearance.
    • 11:09 Booking
    • 10:42 Free kick awarded for a foul by Mat Mitchel-King on Richard Peniket. Mat Mitchel-King goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Richie Baker from the free kick. Alan Julian turns it away with a finger tip save.
    • 9:30 Darren Byfield challenges Kenny Clark unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan Julian.
    • 6:19 The assistant referee signals for offside against Darren Byfield. Alan Julian restarts play with the free kick.
    • 5:38 Adam Birchall takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
    • 2:58 GOAL - Danny HarrisTamworth 0 - 1 Dartford Danny Harris slots the ball right footed into the goal. Tamworth 0-1 Dartford.
    • 0:24 Shot by Stuart Hendrie missed to the right of the target.
    • 0:00 The match gets underway.

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