FC Halifax Town v Wrexham preview

Here is our preview of FC Halifax Town’s game against Wrexham.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 9:20 am
Action from Wrexham v Halifax in January. Photo: Declan Lloyd

Venue: The Shay

Date: Tuesday, April 13

Kick-off: 7pm

Referee: Rebecca Welch. Recently became the first female referee to take charge of an English Football League game.

Odds: Halifax win 23/20, draw 5/2, Wrexham win 23/10

Last five games

Halifax: Aldershot (h) W 1-0, Eastleigh (a) L 1-0, Sutton (h) D 2-2, Weymouth (h) W 3-2, Altrincham (a) W 1-0

Wrexham: Eastleigh (h) D 2-2, Bromley (h) W 3-0, Notts County (a) L 1-0, Torquay (h) L 1-0, Stockport (h) L 3-0

Manager: Former Wrexham player Dean Keates is in his second stint as manager of the club, finishing 19th with them last season having taken over in October 2019.

Position: 8th

One to watch: Striker Dior Angus has nine goals in 40 appearances this season for Barrow and Wrexham, who he joined at the start of February.

Match facts: Wrexham come into the game on the back of three successive league defeats, the first time that has happened since January 2019

Wrexham have not scored in nearly five hours of football and have failed to find the net in their last three league matches, which is also for the first time since Jabuary 2019

Wrexham have failed to score in three of their last four away games.

Halifax have picked up 11 points from the last 15 available at The Shay.

Only Torquay and Sutton have scored more goals in the National League this season than Halifax.

Former Halifax loanee Gold Omotayo is a recent addition to the Wrexham squad and made his debut off the bench in their last game.

Last time they met: Town drew 0-0 at The Racecourse Ground back in January.


Tuesday’s National League fixtures:

Dagenham & Redbridge v Eastleigh

FC Halifax Town v Wrexham

Solihull Moors v Notts County

Stockport County v King’s Lynn Town

Sutton United v Torquay United

Chesterfield v Boreham Wood

Weymouth v Aldershot Town

Woking v Bromley

Yeovil Town v Maidenhead United