Town host Barnsley in penultimate pre-season friendly

The Shay
The Shay

FC Halifax Town host Championship side Barnsley at the Shay on Tuesday (7.45pm) in their penultimate pre-season outing.

The Shaymen got back to winning ways on Saturday with a 2-0 win at Altrincham with goals from Josh Wilson and Lee Gregory, while new signing Lois Maynard also got his first run-out in a Town shirt.

Barnsley have had a mixed bag of friendly results so far, winning 3-2 at Rotherham on Saturday after losing 3-1 at home to Bordeaux on Thursday.

They have also drawn 2-2 against Wolves and 1-1 with Club Brugge.

The Tykes have made six summer signings so far, with Dale Jennings joining from Bayern Munich, John Cofie arriving from Manchester United and Lewin Nyatanga signing from Bristol City.

Chris O’Grady has also arrived from Sheffield Wednesday, Christian Dibble has joined from Bury and Jean-Yves M’voto has signed from Oldham.