Weaver: “Destiny in our own hands,”

hsb  Harrogate Town v Hinckley.   (120128M3b)
hsb Harrogate Town v Hinckley. (120128M3b)

THREE points at Corby tomorrow will secure Harrogate Town’s status in the Blue Square North, it’s that simple.

But boss Simon Weaver, isn’t relying on other results going their way.

Saturday’s point, secured by a 1-1 draw against Solihull Moors, has left Town one point above the drop zone.

Hinckley are the team who sit in the relegation zone. They travel to play-off chasing Stalybridge Celtic tomorrow.

If Town lose or draw it will open the door to Hinckley who simply have to win on the final day.

“We’ve got to focus on our game first, we know if we win we will stay up,” said Weaver.

“Of course we’ll have to listen out for other results. If Hinckley are winning and we’re drawing or losing, tactically, we’ll have to change it.

“It’s a bare knuckle fight between eight different teams. But we’ve just got to be ultra positive and go out and win it.”

The league dogfight took another twist on Saturday when Vauxhall Motors, who were in the dropzone at the start of the day, beat Corby 2-1 to leapfrog Town.

Weaver’s men, meanwhile, led into the break against Solihull thanks to Lee Elam’s seventh minute strike.

However, in front of 604 supporters, they couldn’t hold the lead, with the away side grabbing a vital equaliser late in the game. See Page 53 for more.

“The table seems to be changing all the time, every point, every goal,” continued Weaver.

“It was a difficult game Saturday. The pressure was on us both.

“We played well in the first half but just couldn’t kill them off. We need to be more clinical in front of goal.”

One man Weaver may turn to tomorrow to get his goals is leading scorer Paul Brayson.

The 12-goal man has been left in the wilderness in recent weeks and was overlooked again on Saturday.

“Paul has been doing well in training and he’s in contention,” he said.

“I just felt on Saturday Chib could give us a bit more up front.

“The players have enjoyed the drama of the last few weeks a bit more than me.

“But we’re up for it. We wan’t to stay in this league.”