Halifax to face Stalybridge in the FA Cup

Football - FC Halifax Town v Stalybridge. Liam King
Football - FC Halifax Town v Stalybridge. Liam King

Stalybridge beat Witton Albion 2-1 in their FA Cup replay to set up a third qualifying round clash with FC Halifax Town at The Shay.

Second-half goals by Matty Hughes and Andy Owens put Stalybridge 2-0 up before Thomas Owens got a goal back for Witton.

The game will be played on Saturday, October 1 (3pm kick-off).

Town have already beaten Stalybridge 1-0 at The Shay this season, thanks to a penalty from Liam King.