FC Halifax Town v Aldershot preview

Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League game against Aldershot.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 4:18 pm
Danny Searle, manager of Aldershot Town. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Venue: The Shay

Date: Tuesday, March 16

Kick-off: 7pm

Referee: Karl Evans

Last five games

Halifax: Torquay (a) W 3-2, Hartlepool (h) D 1-1, Wealdstone (a) W 2-1, Notts County (a) W 2-1, Solihull Moors (h) W 1-0

Aldershot: Solihull Moors (a) L 3-1, Wrexham (h) W 3-0, Maidenhead (a) W 4-2, Hereford (FAT h) L 1-1 (3-5 on penalties), Altrincham (h) W 2-1

Manager: Danny Searle, joined the Shots in May 2019 and guided them to 16th in the National League last season.

Position: 12th

One to watch: Midfielder Josh Rees has scored seven league goals this season, including four in his last four.

Match facts: Halifax have only failed to score once in their last 19 games.

Aldershot have scored three or more goals in seven matches this season.

If Halifax win, they will have recorded four victories in a row for the first time since January last year.

Aldershot have only lost once in their last five away games.

Last time they met: Two goals from Jake Hyde and one from Nyal Bell saw Town overturn a 1-0 half-time deficit to win 3-1 at Aldershot in December.


Tuesday’s National League fixtures:

Wrexham v Eastleigh

Chesterfield v Sutton Utd

Halifax v Aldershot

Stockport v Barnet

King’s Lynn v Hartlepool

Woking v Altrincham

Yeovil v Bromley

Boreham W v Notts Co

Maidenhead v Torquay

Dag & Red v Weymouth