Woking v FC Halifax Town preview

Here is our game preview for FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Woking on Saturday.
Halifax v Woking at The Shay last seasonHalifax v Woking at The Shay last season
Halifax v Woking at The Shay last season

Venue: Kingfield Stadium

Date: Saturday, October 17

Kick-off: 3pm

Referee: Adrian Quelch

Odds: Woking win 13/10, draw 12/5, Halifax win 9/5

Season so far: 

Woking: Dag & Red (h) W 2-0, Stockport (a) L 2-1, Boreham Wood (a) D 0-0, Yeovil (h) D 1-1

Halifax: Solihull (h) W 2-1, Weymouth (a) W 1-0, Chesterfield (a) L 4-0, Dag & Red (h) W 2-0

Manager: Alan Dowson

Last season: 10th in National League

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One to watch: Versatile attacking midfielder John Goddard rejoined the club this summer and will be hoping to recreate his form from his first spell, which included scoring 20 goals during the 2015-16 National League season.

Match facts: Halifax have only won once on their last 12 visits to Woking, with a debut goal from Connor Thomson and two from Matty Kosylo sealing a 3-1 win for Jamie Fullarton’s side in March 2018.

Last time they met: Goals from Max Kretzschmar and Jake Hyde gave Woking a 2-0 win at The Shay on March 7.

Saturday’s National League fixtures:

Barnet v Hartlepool United

Dagenham & Redbridge v Yeovil Town

Eastleigh v Aldershot Town

Notts County v Maidenhead United

Solihull Moors v Boreham Wood

Torquay United v Dover Athletic

Wealdstone v Wrexham

Weymouth v King’s Lynn Town

Woking v FC Halifax Town

Chesterfield v Stockport County