KIDDERMINSTER Harriers boss Jan Molby hopes that Ben Davies' intro-duction to Football League action will be the start of bigger and better things to come from the up-and-coming midfielder.

The 19-year-old was handed his Nationwide League Division Three debut in last Saturday's goalless draw with Rochdale at Spotland.

And he produced a performance that pleased Molby, who said: "He did exactly what I wanted him to do. His discipline was very good which can be hard at that age because you want to do things. But his discipline was spot on."

Davies' previous two first team appearances for Harriers this season had been in the LDV Vans Trophy first round clash with Carlisle United and in the quarter-final of the Worcestershire Senior Cup against Solihull Borough.

Molby said: "Obviously we rate Ben. He's been here now all season, but it's been difficult because there's not a lot of games for him to get stuck into in terms of the reserves. I just felt that the way we were going to play last Saturday it would suit him.

"He's worked very hard and he's very, very fit. I think he's a chance in the game because he puts everything into it.

"It's seven or eight months now that he's been a professional with us and he's made steady progress. He puts in an awful lot into it what with his weight training and his extra training.

"It's all starting to show and that was the reason I felt that physically he was ready."

Davies spent his school years with Stoke before accepting anYTS offer with his home town side Walsall at the age of 16.

He had a two year spell at the Bescot Stadium before moving to Kidderminster.