FC Halifax Town v Woking preview

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

By Tom Scargill
Monday, 26th April 2021, 3:53 pm
Kane Ferdinand (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Kane Ferdinand (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Venue: The Shay

Date: Tuesday, April 27

Kick-off: 7pm

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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.

Position: 19th

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