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Shaymen appeal Peniket red-card

FC Halifax Town boss Billy Heath says the club have appealed the red-card shown to Richard Peniket in their 6-2 win over Tamworth last Saturday.

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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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Football - Halifax Hammers v Holins Holme. Mazn Amhamed for Hammers and Andrew Butterworth for Hollins.

Waiters serve up Senior Cup thrashing

Waiters Arms got last week’s County Cup defeat out of their system with a 7-0 thrashing of Queens Head in the quarter final of the Senior Cup.

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Football - Greetland v Midgley Utd. Ben Cole for Greetland and Greg Spink for Midgley

Midgley unable to grab chance

Midgley United missed a chance to go top of the Halifax AFL on Saturday, when the clash of main title contenders Ryburn United and Illingworth St Mary’s was postponed.

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Tamworth 2-6 FC Halifax Town: Fans Panel verdict

Here is the Fans Panel verdict after FC Halifax Town’s 6-2 win at Tamworth.

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Tamworth 2-6 FC Halifax Town: It’s a big three points, says boss

Town boss Billy Heath hailed a “big three points” after his side thrashed fellow promotion-chasers Tamworth 6-2.

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Late goal stuns Brighouse

A goal deep into added time condemned Brighouse Town to a shock 2-1 defeat at Burscough yesterday.

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Tamworth 2-6 FC Halifax Town

Tamworth 2-6 FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town got their promotion push well and truly back on track with a stunning 6-2 win at Tamworth.

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Richard Peniket in action for Halifax against Tamworth in August.

Tamworth v FC Halifax Town preview

FC Halifax Town go in search of back-to-back wins for the first time in two months when they travel to Tamworth on Saturday (3pm).

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FC Halifax Town: We are united behind the manager, says Roberts

The message could hardly be clearer - the Town squad are backing Billy Heath and want the supporters to get behind him too.

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Football - FC Halifax Town v Chorley.

FC Halifax Town: Kosylo will be put on the spot more often

It might have happened once, but there’s no danger of Matty Kosylo handing over penalty-taking duties now.

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Football - FC Halifax Town v Chorley.

FC Halifax Town: Chairman has put me under no pressure, says Heath

Town boss Billy Heath insists he has come under no pressure from chairman David Bosomworth during the club’s recent poor run.

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SLIDESHOW: FC Halifax Town 2-1 Chorley

FC Halifax Town won their first game in two months as they beat Chorley 2-1 at The Shay thanks to goals from Matty Kosylo and Richard Peniket.

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Football - FC Halifax Town v Chorley.

FC Halifax Town 2-1 Chorley: The gamble paid off, says Heath

Town boss Billy Heath admitted his gamble paid off after switching to a 3-5-2 formation in their 2-1 win over Chorley at The Shay.

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FC Halifax Town 2-1 Chorley

FC Halifax Town 2-1 Chorley

Goals in each half from Matty Kosylo and Richard Peniket sealed FC Halifax Town’s first win in 10 games as they beat high-flying Chorley 2-1 at The Shay.

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Matty Jones for Carrington and Ahsan Farooq for Hammers in a previous meeting between the sides.

Carrington break new ground in Sunday Cup

Carrington saw off fellow Ziggys Metro Cars Halifax Sunday League side Halifax Hammers 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the West Riding Sunday Cup for the first time.

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Dugdale fires Brighouse to semis

Dugdale fires Brighouse to semis

Brighouse Town are through to the semi-finals of the West Riding County Cup after a 2-0 home win over Evo Stik NPL Division One North rivals Ossett Town last night.

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Chorley's  James Dean and Town's Simon Ainge challenge for the ball in their FA Cup meeting in October 2014.

FC Halifax Town v Chorley preview

Under pressure Town boss Billy Heath faces arguably the biggest game of his FC Halifax reign on Tuesday (7.45pm) when The Shaymen host high-flying Chorley at The Shay.

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Actions from Copley Utd v Shelf United, at Shroggs Park. Pictured is Billy Grogan and Jonny Jones

13 goals in first half at Ryburn!

Reigning Halifax AFL champions Calder ‘76 had a remarkable 9-7 win away to Sowerby United at Ryburn Valley High School on Saturday.

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Brighouse Town Ladies boss Rob Mitchell  has plenty to think about as the new season approaches.

Brighouse Ladies’ dream tie

Brighouse Town Ladies are gearing up for the biggest match in their history - a Women’s FA Cup tie at home to Everton.

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