Ebsfleet United v Harrogate Town: Striker a doubt for trip to Kent

Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver is sweating over the fitness of one of his strikers ahead of Saturday's National League trip to Ebbsfleet United.

Thursday, 16th January 2020, 10:03 am
Updated Thursday, 16th January 2020, 10:04 am
Harrogate Town manager Simon Weaver may be without a key player for Saturday's National League clash with Ebbsfleet United. Picture: Matt Kirkham

Big targetman Mark Beck is a doubt for the clash with the Kent-based strugglers having pulled up in training after feeling his hamstring.

"Becky felt something on Tuesday after making what was just a routine pass during training," Weaver revealed.

"We don't think it is anything like as bad as the problem that kept him out of action before Christmas, but we're having it checked out.

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"He's having a scan and we'll wait to see what comes back.

"It means there is certainly a big doubt over whether he will be involved at Ebbsfleet.

"We don't need to rush him back before he is ready and risk losing him for a much longer period of time."

Beck, 25, made his first start in more than six weeks in last weekend's FA Trophy sucess at Darlington after being sidelined with a hamstring problem picked up in late November.

He has played 28 times for Town so far this term, scoring six goals.