DARLINGTON head to second-placed Harrogate Town hoping to record their first away win since the beginning of the season, when they beat leaders Salford City.

Quakers have since not won any of their ten away fixtures but are buoyed by beating Harrogate 3-1 on Boxing Day, their first win in seven matches.

The game saw Harrogate have two players sent off in the latter stages – Terry Kennedy and Warren Burrell – but both are available as their suspensions do not begin until tomorrow. However, striker Simon Ainge begins a three-match ban, so ex-Quakers striker Mark Beck could start against his former club.

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Dom Collins is available after Darlington won an appeal against his red card in last week’s 3-1 defeat at Gainsborough Trinity.

Darlington won 4-1 at Harrogate last season, Josh Gillies, Beck, Stephen Thompson and Dave Syers scoring.