Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Harriers to tackle Man Utd fan team

Source: Worcester News
KIDDERMINSTER Harriers will take on the fans' team of Manchester United in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2007/08 Blue Square Premier season.

Harriers host FC United, created by supporters of the Red Devils who have achieved promotion to the Northern Premier League Division One, on Saturday, July 21. Mark Yates' men also face Football League opponents at Aggborough in the form of Cheltenham Town and Walsall.

The playing squad report back following their summer break in the first week of July and the first pre-season games will come soon after.

They start with a weekend double-header at Rushall Olympic and Bewdley Town.

Old foes Cheltenham consolidated superbly in League One, finishing in 17th place, while Walsall clinched the League Two championship.

The programme is wrapped up with a trip to Conference North play-off finalists Hinckley United. The Blue Square Premier season kicks-off on Saturday, August 11.

Fixtures, Saturday, July 15: Rushall Olympic (a) 3pm; Sunday, July 16: Bewdley Town (a) 3pm; Saturday, July 21: FC United (h) 3pm; Tuesday, July 24: Cheltenham Town (h) 7.45pm; Saturday, July 28: AFC Telford (a) 3pm; Tuesday, July 31: Walsall (h) 7.45pm; Saturday, August 4: Hinckley United (a) 3pm.