Town seek win double

BOSS Neil Aspin has promised that Town will attack home or away as they go in search of back to back wins on the road at Worcester City tomorrow.

The Shaymen broke their Blue Square bet duck with a 3-2 success at Blyth Spartans in midweek.

And a second win in five days would be the perfect preparation for successive home games against Colwyn Bay and Stalybridge next week.

“It would put us in a decent position if we could,” said Aspin. “And it would build confidence for the two home games.

“I feel we have to be positive away from home as well as at the Shay. We cannot look at games any differently - we will try to go forward and score goals.

“We have got some good players but have suffered from a few individual errors which we have to cut out.”

Jamie Vardy, who bagged the winner in the north east on Tuesday night, is set to continue in his role just behind the front two.

And Aspin has explained why the highly-rated striker was switched from out wide last weekend to his more central position in midweek.

“I just felt last Saturday we found it difficult to get the ball to him,” he said. “Playing him a bit more centrally enabled us to get him into the game a bit more and he was more effective.

“It stands to reason that if you have a talented player you want him on the ball as much as possible.

“He was more difficult to mark at Blyth than he had been on Saturday.”

Aspin’s biggest decision is at the back where Gregg Anderson, signed in the summer from Buxton, will be hoping to get the nod over David Haggerty, having replaced the former Eastwood man at half time on Tuesday.

“It can be difficult for players when they come to Halifax because it is a bigger club, even if they have been playing at a higher level,” said Aspin. “There is a bit more pressure.

“I need results as quickly as possible and will pick a team tomorrow to do that - there will be no sentiment involved.”

Aspin’s major worry is Liam Needham who pulled out of the starting line up at Blyth during the warm up with a hip injury. The Shay chief rates the midfielder as “extremely doubtful” with Anton Foster, who replaced him in the north east, and Simon Garner vying for his place

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