FC Halifax Town v Weymouth preview
Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Weymouth.
Venue: The Shay
Date: Monday, April 5
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.
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