Town end a dramatic opening week against Dartford

Lee Gregory scores for Town against Dartford in last season's FA Trophy

Lee Gregory scores for Town against Dartford in last season's FA Trophy

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FC Halifax Town round off their first week in the Conference Premier when they host fellow part-time side Dartford at the Shay (Saturday, 3pm kick-off).

Both sides have won one and lost one of their opening two games of the season after Town beat 3-2 Wrexham in an enthralling contest on Tuesday night following their 5-1 defeat at Cambridge on Sunday.

Dartford go into the match on the back of a 3-0 defeat at Aldershot in midweek after winning their opening game of the season 1-0 at home to Alfreton.

The two teams were only separated by the odd goal in seven over two FA Trophy fixtures last season.

Five of the twelve players to feature in the first game at the Shay are no longer at the club, while Dartford lost influential duo Tom Bonner and Tom Champion to Cambridge in the summer.

But former AFC Wimbledon duo Jason Prior and Mat Mitchel-King were two of nine new arrivals during the close season.

Matt Glennon and Danny Lowe, who both served a one-game ban against Wrexham, are expected to return to the starting eleven for Town.

Follow Halifax Town reporter Tom Scargill on Twitter for live updates throughout every Shaymen match - and check www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/halifaxtown for reports after the game.