Shaymen see off Stocksbridge in FA Youth Cup

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FC Halifax Town beat Stocksbridge 1-0 in the first qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup in front of 159 fans at The Shay.

The Shaymen went through thanks to a late own goal by Stocksbridge full-back Will Middleton before his team-mate Jack Hudson was sent-off in the last minute for a second yellow card.

Town now progress into the second qualifying round in the week commencing Monday, October 3.