Place against Harrogate at stake
Quakers are hoping to complete an FA Trophy shock when Solihull Moors come to Blackwell Meadows tonight.
The two sides drew 2-2 before Christmas with Quakers scoring a late equaliser to earn a replay, and now we’re hoping to defeat a team that is going well in the National League.
Here’s the stats file for Wednesday night’s game:
National League North position: 9th
Home league form: played 13, won 8, drawn 2, lost 3, goals scored 19, goals against 11, points 26 (out of 36)
Our last seven games:
January 4th Gloucester (home) won 2-1 Reid, Campbell
Team: Elliott, Hedley, Liddle, Hatfield, Laing, Storey, Donawa, Lambert (sub Galbraith 73), Campbell (sub Thompson 82), Reid (sub Holness 90), Rivers. Subs: Watson, Bascome
January 1st Spennymoor (away) lost 1-3 Donawa
December 28th Blyth (away) won 2-0 Donawa, Reid
December 26th Spennymoor (home) won 2-1 Campbell, Thompson
December 21st York City (away) won 1-0 Campbell
December 14th Solihull (away) drew 2-2 Hatfield, Lambert FA Trophy
Elliott, Hedley, Liddle, Wheatley (sub Bascome 75), Laing, Storey, Holness (sub Lambert 75), Hatfield, Campbell, Thompson (sub Rivers 66), Donawa. Subs: Watson, Holliday, Bell,
Here are the highlights of the first game in December:
December 7th Chester (home) won 2-0 Donawa, Holness
Leading scorers: 10 Adam Campbell, 8 Justin Donawa, 7 Tyrone O’Neill, 6 Stephen Thompson
Team News: Right back Luke Trotman, striker Jamie Holmes and defender David Atkinson are all ruled out because of injury. Atkinson might be back in mid January
Terry Galbraith is fully fit again and is added to the squad.
Sean Reid is ineligible, having already played for Morpeth.
Liam Connell is prevented from playing by his parent club South Shields.
Here's what Darlington assistant manager Darren Holloway has to say about the game:
League position in National League 6th (27 places between the teams)
Away league form : played 15, won 3, drawn 3, lost 6 goals scored: 18, goals against 18, points 15 out of 45
Last six matches
4th January Yeovil (away) drew 0-0
Boot (GK), Williams, Storer ©, Gudger, McCallum (Wright 74), Carline, Gunning, Vaughan (Reckord 90), Howe, Ball (Osborne 83), Beesley.
Subs not used: Hawkridge, Blissett.
1st January Chesterfield (home) won 3-0 Beesley 2, McCallum
28th December Notts County (home) lost 0-1
26th December Chesterfield (away) drew 2-2 Ball, Wright
14th December Darlington (home) drew 2-2 Jones, Beesley
Rowley (GK), Williams, Gudger, Osborne, McCallum (Beesley 36), Blissett (Yussuf 84), Wright, Vaughan, Howe ©, Ball, Jones (Gunning 64).
7th December Wrexham (away) lost 0-2
Here's what Solihull manager Tim Flowers is saying about the game:
Manager: Tim Flowers
Goalkeepers: Ryan Boot, Shaun Rowley
Defenders: Harry Flowers, Alex Gudger, Gavin Gunning, Callum How, Jamie Reckord, Lee Vaughan, Tyrone Williams
Midfielders: James Bell, Gael Bigirimana, George Carline, Darren Carter, Callum Coyle, Mitch Hancox, Terry Hawkridge, Sam Jones, Luke Maxwell, Jordan Murphy, Ryan Nesbitt, Jamey Osborne, Kyle Storer, Daniel Sweeney, Ben Usher-Shipway
Forwards: Jake Beesley, Nathan Blissett, Paul McCallum, Josh Neufville, Alex Nicholls, Matty Stenson, Danny Wright, Adi Yussuf
Under 18s £5
Under 11s: free (if accompanied)
£2 supplement for seats (under 11s free)
Last time we played at Darlington
FA Cup first round
November 15th 1997
Darlington 1 (Naylor) Solihull 1 (Cross)
Preece (sub Turnbull 90), Shaw, Barnard, Brydon, Crosby, Hope (sub Shutt 65), Oliver, Atkinson, Roberts, Dorner (sub Robinson 69), Naylor
Subs not used: Brumwell, Papaconstantinou
Solihull: Phillips, Abell, Wolsey, Bradley (sub Rowe 65),Brown, Brogan, Mitchell, Myers, Cross, Dowling, Byrne
Subs not used: Beagin Randell, Pippard, Adey
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