FC Halifax Town: Shaymen thrash Brighouse in friendly

Halifax action at Brighouse Town.
Halifax action at Brighouse Town.

FC Halifax Town thumped Brighouse Town 7-1 in their friendly clash at St Giles Road.

Striker Dayle Southwell struck a first-half brace, with fellow new signing Cameron King also on the scoresheet before half-time.

Brighouse’s Gabriel Johnson had briefly restored parity for the hosts, but Town ran away with the win in the second-half, with Jordan Preston and Mekhi McLeod among the goals, with the other two coming from a trialist.

Town team: Johnson, Trialist, Maher, Trialist, Hanson, Southwell, Staunton, Odelusi, Tomlinson, King. Subs used: Kosylo, Trialist, Rowley, McLeod, Preston)

Attendance: 407