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Darlington Football Club

Ray Simpson / 14th January 2022

Quakers hoping to beat the giantkillers

Quakers hoping to beat the giantkillers

Darlington v Kidderminster preview

Darlington are hoping to build on last week’s record breaking away win at Farsley when Kidderminster visit Blackwell Meadows on Saturday.

Quakers moved up to tenth place last weekend, but Kidderminster are going well in fifth and have lost just once on their travels in the league this season.

Jack Lambert was the hero last Saturday, scoring the first away hat trick by a Darlington player for over three years in the 6-0 win at Farsley.

The matchball for Saturday's game is being sponsored by Paul and Jen Hodgson.

Team News:

Luke Charman is suspended, his second in a four match ban

Junior Mondal is on loan at Marske

Joey Hope is on loan at Northallerton

Danny Rose and Jake Lawlor are back with their respective clubs following the end of their loans.

League position: 10th   (played 21, won 7, drawn 6, lost 8, goals scored 38 against 31, points 27)  two points behind the play offs


Latest results:

January 8th Farsley (away) won 6-0 Lambert 3, Dos Santos, O’Neill, Rivers

Highlights: https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/highlights-from-win-at-farsley-celtic

January 1st Spennymoor (home) drew 1-1 Charman

December 28th Gateshead (home) lost 1-3 Charman

December 26th Spennymoor (away) drew 1-1 Charman

December 11th Fylde (home) won 1-0 Charman

November 27th Trophy Southport (away) drew 1-1 Charman lost 5-4 on penalties

November 23rd Boston (away) lost 0-2



Kiddie grabbed some of the headlines last weekend when they beat Reading 2-1 at home in the FA Cup, and now they have a plum tie at home to West Ham in the fourth round

League position:   5th (played 17, won 10, drawn 4, lost 3, goals for 37, against 17, points 37) (away from home Played 9, won 4, drawn 4, lost 1)

Recent results:

11th January Farsley (home) won 2-1 Carrington, Freemantle

8th January FA Cup 3: Reading (home) won 2-1 Austin, Morgan-Smith

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1u5XgRCQZ8Y

18th December FA Trophy 3 Boston (away) lost 1-4 White

14th December Curzon Ashton (away) drew 1-1 Cameron

11th December Boston (away)won 2-1 Penny, Hemmings


Recent matches between the two clubs:

October 2020 Darlington 1 (Penny og) Kidderminster 3

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFp_4xwNLzM

February 2020 Kidderminster 1 Darlington 1 (Hatfield)


October 2019 Darlington 1 (Rivers) Kidderminster 0

January 2019 Darlington 3 Nicholson, Thompson, Smith Kidderminster 0

August 2018 Kidderminster 5 Darlington 2 (Ainge, Nicholson)

February 2018 Darlington 2 (Heaton, Thompson) Kidderminster 1

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W_PkzodUB8

November 2017 Kidderminster 3 Darlington 3 (og, Galbraith, Syers)