FC Halifax Town v Weymouth preview

Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Weymouth.

Sunday, 4th April 2021, 5:31 pm
Andrew Dallas, pictured playing for parent club Cambridge United, is on loan at Weymouth. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Venue: The Shay

Date: Monday, April 5

Kick-off: 3pm

Referee: Paul Marsden. Sent off Jeff King and Danny Williams in Town’s 1-0 defeat against Wealdstone at The Shay in November.

Odds: Halifax win 4/7, draw 14/5, Weymouth win 5/1

Last five games

Halifax: Notts County (a) W 2-1, Solihull (h) W 1-0, Aldershot (h) W 1-0, Eastleigh (a) L 1-0, Sutton (h) D 2-2

Weymouth: Wrexham (a) L 2-0, Dag & Red (a) D 1-1, Wealdstone (h) W 4-0, Chesterfield (a) L 1-0, Maidenhead (h) W 2-1

Manager: Brian Stock. Former Burnley, Bournemouth and Preston midfielder was appointed as Weymouth boss in September 2020.

Position: 19th

One to watch: Andrew Dallas, a 21-year-old striker on loan from Cambridge who has scored seven goals in 14 league appearances for Weymouth.

Match facts: Weymouth have only won two of their 13 away games in the National League this season.

They have scored the fewest away goals (11) of any side still competing in the division.

Only Torquay and Sutton have scored more goals in the fifth tier than Halifax (45).

Halifax have scored at least once in each of their last 12 home matches.

Last time they met: Goals from Danny Williams, Niall Maher, Gevaro Nepomuceno, Tom Bradbury and Jake Hyde saw Halifax thrash Weymouth 5-1 in December.

Follow all the action from the game on Easter Monday with Town writer Tom Scargill’s live blog at https://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/sport/football/halifax-town.

Monday’s National League fixtures:

Woking v Notts Co

Wrexham v Torquay

Boreham W v Hartlepool

Maidenhead v Eastleigh

Halifax v Weymouth

King’s Lynn v Altrincham

Wealdstone v Barnet

Solihull M v Sutton Utd

Dag & Red v Aldershot

Stockport v Bromley