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Kidderminster Harriers 1-0 Barnet

Michael Gash scored the only goal as Kidderminster beat fellow Conference Premier play-off hopefuls Barnet.

Harriers top scorer Gash took his tally to 13 for the season with a deflected effort in the 60th minute.

The Bees, who had dominated large parts of the game, had keeper Graham Stack sent off late on for taking out an on-rushing Marvin Johnson.

Eighth-placed Harriers are now kept outside the Conference Premier play-off zone only on goal difference.

After picking up seven points put of a possible nine from Gary Whild's first three games in charge, they are one of four teams on 57 points, having moved level with Barnet, Grimsby Town and fifth-placed Halifax.

Before the game, it was confirmed that Kidderminster midfielder Santiago Aloi has moved on a month's loan to Worcester City, who currently share the Harriers' Aggborough home.

Kidderminster Harriers manager Gary Whild told BBC Hereford & Worcester:

"The lads were exceptional. You could see a bit of pressure but we said the other night about how they defended and today they went one better.

"In the first half we weren't quite where we should be. We didn't want to wait until something happened before we got a bit better and I thought the second half was more like us.

"It was a blatant red card. Marvin Johnson got there first and the lad has just clattered into him. That's what we wanted Marvin to do - to get into those positions and cause them problems with his pace."



  • 1Lewis
  • 30GowlingBooked at 28mins
  • 15Grimes
  • 2Vaughan
  • 3Demetriou
  • 18GittingsSubstituted forJohnsonat 81'minutes
  • 16JackmanBooked at 34mins
  • 25O'KeefeSubstituted forByrneat 54'minutes
  • 9GashSubstituted forWrightat 70'minutes
  • 10MalbonBooked at 90mins
  • 22Morgan-SmithBooked at 80mins


  • 11Johnson
  • 14Wright
  • 7Byrne
  • 26Bell
  • 23Vaughan


  • 29StackBooked at 82mins
  • 30Stephens
  • 41Gjokaj
  • 4Weston
  • 14AbdullahSubstituted forMarsh-Brownat 74'minutes
  • 2Yiadom
  • 20Vilhete
  • 15CadoganSubstituted forGambinat 78'minutes
  • 28NurseSubstituted forJuppat 82'minutes
  • 16Mengerink
  • 10Crawford


  • 7Marsh-Brown
  • 25Warren
  • 11Gambin
  • 3Johnson
  • 13Jupp
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Match Stats

Home TeamKidderminsterAway TeamBarnet
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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Kidderminster Harriers 1, Barnet 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Kidderminster Harriers 1, Barnet 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Stephens (Barnet) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Keanu Marsh-Brown.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Barnet.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Harry Crawford (Barnet) header from the right side of the box is saved.

  6. Booking

    Anthony Malbon (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Marvin Johnson (Kidderminster Harriers).

  8. Post update

    Keanu Marsh-Brown (Barnet) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nick Wright (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Kidderminster Harriers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Keanu Marsh-Brown (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Lee Vaughan (Kidderminster Harriers).

  14. Post update

    Andy Yiadom (Barnet) wins a free kick.

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by Amari Morgan-Smith (Kidderminster Harriers).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Marciano Mengerink (Barnet).

  17. Post update

    Danny Jackman (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Anthony Malbon (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Kidderminster Harriers. Nick Wright tries a through ball, but Nick Wright is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Amari Morgan-Smith (Kidderminster Harriers).

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