Altrincham v FC Halifax Town preview
Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League game with Altrincham.
Venue: Moss Lane
Date: Saturday, April 10
Referee: Matthew Dicicco.
Odds: Altrincham win 7/5, draw 12/5, Halifax win 8/5
Last five games
Altrincham: Woking (a) D 1-1, Dag & Red (h) L 1-0, King’s Lynn (h) W 3-0, Maidenhead (a) W 1-0, King’s Lynn (a) L 2-0
Halifax: Solihull (h) W 1-0, Aldershot (h) W 1-0, Eastleigh (a) L 1-0, Sutton (h) D 2-2, Weymouth (h) W 3-2
Manager: Phil Parkinson. Appointed in April 2017 and guided The Robins to two promotions in the last three seasons.
One to watch: 30-year-old midfielder Josh Hancock has 11 goals in 28 league appearances this season.
Match facts: Only four players have scored more goals in the National League this season than Altrincham’s Josh Hancock.
Only Torquay and Sutton have scored more goals in the division than Halifax (48).
Town have kept only one clean sheet in their last 14 away matches.
Altrincham have lost more games at home (6) than they have won (5) in the league this season.
Former Halifax loanees James Hardy and Nyal Bell and ex Town winger Matty Kosylo are all among the squad at Altrincham.
Last time they met: Luke Summerfield, Billy Chadwick and Martin Woods scored as Town beat Altrincham 3-2 at The Shay in December.
Saturday’s National League fixtures:
Torquay v Weymouth
Wrexham v Stockport
Bromley v Dag & Red
Altrincham v Halifax
Boreham W v Wealdstone
Maidenhead v Barnet
Eastleigh v Woking
King’s Lynn v Chesterfield
Hartlepool v Notts Co