Whild pleased by Harriers showing

28 July 2010 01:47
Kidderminster Harriers assistant boss Gary Whild says their 3-1 win at Redditch United was a useful exercise.Whild and Harriers boss Steve Burr have been running the rule over a number of trialists and were keen to see them in competitive action. [LNB]"Credit to our lads as some have been training with us but others haven't," he told BBC Hereford & Worcester. [LNB]"They have turned up and they tried to play and pass it on a difficult pitch and they did fantastically well." [LNB]Harriers fielded only two contracted players in their starting line-up and one of those, Kyle Hadley, gave his side a half-time lead after a solo run ended him with beating Reds keeper Jake Meredith from the edge of the area.[LNB] I don't think it's any secret that we need to add a few players Kidderminster Harriers assistant boss Gary Whild Harriers doubled their lead on the hour-mark when Pat Sayce netted but Danny Scheppel's deflected shot for Redditch immediately reduced arrears. [LNB]Trialist Joel Grandison made the game safe for Harriers on 67 minutes when he met a left-wing Dominic Morrell cross to finish neatly into the roof of the net from 12 yards out. [LNB]Whild felt the makeshift Harriers side had done well under what had been difficult circumstances. [LNB]"It is nice to see those lads who have trained with us in a game situation as it is difficult to look at them properly in training so it was a good exercise for us," he said.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "I don't think it's any secret that we need to add a few players, some young lads maybe and some experienced players. [LNB]"It is a bit of a juggling act but it's something we have got to sit down and decide upon," he added. [LNB]Whild felt the experienced Redditch side had been just the sort of opponents they had needed to fully test out their talented young players. [LNB]"I think that is exactly what those lads needed as technically they are all very good as they have been at professional clubs," he said. [LNB]"But the reality for them now is that is what they are up against and that was great for them tonight." [LNB]Harriers will next be in pre-season action on Saturday 31 July when they welcome Burton Albion to Aggborough (kick off 1500 BST).

Source: BBC_Sport