Halifax Town nostalgia: When Town came within 10 minutes of promotion in 2006

As part of our nostalgia series, we look back on when Chris Wilder led Halifax to the brink of a return to the Football League by reaching the Conference play-off final in 2006.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 11:30 am
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.

Town were 2-1 up against Hereford with 10 minutes to go through goals from Lewis Killeen and John Grant, but ended up losing 3-2 after Ryan Green's winner in extra-time.

Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Town fan Dale Marshall. Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Town fans before the game. Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax fans on the way to the game. Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Town fans Robert Howarth and Alice Austin. Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.
Steve Bushell with his daughter Bethany after the game. Halifax v Hereford, Conference play-off final, May 2006.