Fylde v FC Halifax Town: Preview

Danny Rowe
Danny Rowe

FC Halifax Town kick-off their Easter double-header with a tough-looking trip to Fylde on Friday (3pm).

Fylde are the highest scorers at home in the National League, and have the division’s top-scorer in Danny Rowe, who has notched 22 league goals this season.

Fylde have scored 13 goals in their last three home games, and have lost only once in their last 17 home matches in all competitions. They have also only failed to score in two of their 23 home matches this season.

Halifax are unbeaten in their last six games - the first time that has happened since mid-August to mid-September last year - and have only lost once in their last seven away matches.

They have kept clean sheets in nine of their 20 away matches this season.

But only Guiseley and Torquay have scored fewer away goals than Halifax in the league.

Town won the reverse fixture 2-1 in September with two goals from Tom Denton.

Friday’s National League fixtures:

Boreham W v Barrow

Chester v Torquay

Solihull M v Aldershot

Maidstone v Hartlepool

Bromley v Wrexham

Maidenhead v Sutton Utd

Dover v Tranmere

Guiseley v Leyton Orient

Gateshead v Dag & Red

Woking v Macclesfield

Eastleigh v Ebbsfleet

AFC Fylde v Halifax