Harrogate Town v Dover Athletic

 

HARROGATE PLAYER TO WATCH

 

Harrogate’s full squad list can be found below.  (Credit Harrogate Town FC for squad photos).

TOP SCORERS

 

TEAM COLOURS

For those wanting to wear the same shirts as the players on Saturday, captain Kevin Lokko and his teammates will be wearing their blue tops.

HARROGATE TOWN WEBSITE

www.harrogatetownafc.com

MATCH DAY PRICES

Adult standing                                                 £18
Adult seated                                                    £19
Concession standing                                      £14
Concession seated                                         £15
Under 18 standing                                          £8
Under 18 seated                                            £9
Under 5’s standing                                       Free
Under 5s seated        –     Free if sat on parents lap

DIRECTIONS TO THE CNG STADIUM

https://www.harrogatetownafc.com/match-day/what-to-expect/

COVERAGE

If you can’t make the match you can follow on the action on Twitter @DAFCLiveText.  Coverage starts shortly after 2 pm.

SATURDAY’S OTHER LEAGUE FIXTURES (Kick-off 3 pm unless stated)

Bromley v AFC Fylde
Chesterfield v Dagenham & Redbridge
Eastleigh v Barnet
Ebbsfleet United v Aldershot Town
FC Halifax Town v Solihull Moors
Sutton United v Maidenhead United
Torquay United v Hartlepool United
Woking v Barrow
Wrexham v Stockport County
Yeovil Town v Notts County
Chorley v Boreham Wood (5:20 pm)

AWAY TRAVEL

3:00 pm

Harrogate Town v Dover Athletic

AN INJURY-TIME leveller from Kelvin Langmead denied Andy Hessenthaler a debut win in the first match of his second spell in charge of Dover.

Two second-half strikes from Inih Effiong cancelled out Aaron Williams first-half opener for the home side, but Langmead stooped to head home in the fifth minute of time added on.

And Anthony Jeffrey was sent off a minute later for his part in a confrontation with George Thomson.

Earlier, Dover’s first chance fell to Kevin Lokko, with the defender volleying over Jeffrey’s corner.

And visiting keeper Mitch Walker was needed soon after to keep Liam Kitching at bay.

Walker denied Harrogate’s 19-year old, before palming the ball away before any of the home players could follow up.

But the hosts were ahead on 26 minutes.

A free-kick from Muldoon was headed back across goal by Callum Howe into the path of Aaron Williams to slot his side in front from just a few yards.

Walker fisted away Joe Leesley’s swerving shot as Whites went into the break a goal down.

But that stat changed just after the restart thanks to Effiong’s first goal for Dover.

After Jeffrey had beaten his man out wide, Effiong collected the winger’s pass and fired low past Belford.

The striker then almost put Athletic in front just moments later, cutting inside and striking just wide of the post.

And Effiong also had an impact at the other end of the pitch, heading off the line from a Harrogate corner.

Another chance for Dover saw Jamie Allen strike the crossbar, volleying Effiong’s deep cross into the ground and onto the woodwork.

But striker Effiong was not finished yet.

The forward doubled his tally of the season, running into the penalty area before planting the ball into the bottom corner.

Josh Falkingham forced Walker into a smart save from range, diving onto the home captain’s long-range drive.

And Walker then rescued the away team with a fine stop.

Howe rose highest to meet a corner, only to see the keeper acrobatically tip the ball over the bar.

But Whites were unable to hold out for the three points as Langmead headed in a Kitching’s cross.

And the away team ended the match with ten men after Jeffrey was given his marching orders following a skirmish with Thomson.

However, the red card had little impact with the referee calling for time on an entertaining match just seconds later.

Earlier, Hessenthaler kept just four players from the side that started against Salford last week, including debuts for Stuart Lewis and Josh Debayo, who signed permanently from Maidstone and on loan from Cheltenham respectively.

Whites next travel to Concord Rangers in the Emirates FA Cup fourth round qualifier on Saturday 20th October, kick-off 3 pm.

DOVER ATHLETIC REACTION

HARROGATE TOWN REACTION

MATCH GALLERY

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