FC Halifax Town v Woking preview
Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Woking.
Venue: The Shay
Date: Tuesday, April 27
Referee: Aaron Jackson. Took charge of Town’s 3-1 win at Aldershot in December, the 0-0 draw at Wrexham in January and the 1-0 win over Solihull in March, in which he awarded Halifax the match-winning penalty.
Odds: Halifax win 4/6, draw 13/5, Woking win 17/4
Last five games
Halifax: Altrincham (a) W 1-0, Wrexham (h) L 4-0, King’s Lynn (h) W 4-2, Chesterfield (a) W 2-1, Bromley (h) L 2-1
Woking: Eastleigh (a) D 0-0, Bromley (h) L 4-3, Wrexham (h) L 4-0, Torquay (h) L 0-2, Maidenhead (a) L 2-1
Manager: Alan Dowson. Guided Woking to promotion into the fifth tier in his first season in charge in 2018-19, and finished 10th last season.
One to watch: Midfielder Kane Ferdinand is their top scorer in the league with six goals, and found the net last time out at Maidenhead.
Match facts: Woking have lost seven of their last eight games and have only won once in their last 13 matches
Woking have failed to score in four of their last six away games
Only three clubs have lost more games in the division than Woking (18) while only Barnet have scored fewer goals than them (32)
Only Torquay have scored more than Halifax (56) in the National League this season
Last time they met: The clubs drew 0-0 at Woking in October.
Tuesday’s National League fixtures:
Torquay v Aldershot
Yeovil v Solihull M
Halifax v Woking
King’s Lynn v Stockport
Sutton Utd v Barnet
Bromley v Chesterfield
Maidenhead v Weymouth
Eastleigh v Notts Co