Dagenham and Redbridge v FC Halifax Town preview

Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Dagenham and Redbridge.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 1:15 pm
Victoria Road, home of Dagenham and Redbridge. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Venue: Victoria Road

Date: Saturday, May 15

Kick-off: 3pm

Referee: Matthew Russell. Sent-off Dagenham’s Kenny Clark when he took charge of their 1-1 draw at Sutton in November.

Odds: Dagenham win 5/4, draw 5/2, Halifax win 2/1

Last five games

Dagenham and Redbridge: King’s Lynn (a) W 3-0, Barnet (a) W 2-0, Woking (h) W 3-1, Wealdstone (a) W 5-0, Stockport (a) D 1-1

Halifax: Bromley (h) L 2-1, Woking (h) W 1-0, Stockport (h) L 1-0, Yeovil (a) W 3-0, Boreham Wood (h) L 1-0

Manager: Daryl McMahon. Former Ebbsfleet and Macclesfield boss was appointed in January last year.

Position: 10th

One to watch: Striker Paul McCallum has 14 goals in the league this season, including eight in his last seven matches.

Match facts: Dagenham have taken 19 points from the last available 21.

The Daggers have scored 19 goals in their last seven matches.

The Daggers have scored three or more goals in four of their last six outings.

Halifax have only won once in eight previous visits to Victoria Road.

The Shaymen have won six of their last seven away games.

Last time they met: Goals from Luke Summerfield and Jack Earing saw Town win 2-0 in the reverse fixture on the opening day of the season.

Follow all the action from the game with our live blog at https://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/sport/football/halifax-town.

Saturday’s National League fixtures:

Notts Co v Bromley

Yeovil v King’s Lynn

Aldershot v Hartlepool

Boreham W v Wrexham

Maidenhead v Sutton Utd

Chesterfield v Wealdstone

Eastleigh v Barnet

Solihull M v Woking

Weymouth v Altrincham

Dag & Red v Halifax