Wrexham v FC Halifax Town preview

Here is our game preview of FC Halifax Town’s National League clash with Wrexham.
Action from Town's 4-0 FA Trophy win over Wrexham in December 2019Action from Town's 4-0 FA Trophy win over Wrexham in December 2019
Action from Town's 4-0 FA Trophy win over Wrexham in December 2019

Venue: Racecourse Ground

Date: Tuesday, January 26

Kick-off: 7pm

Referee: Aaron Jackson. Has shown 14 yellow cards in three National League games this season, including Town’s 3-1 win at Aldershot on December 8.

Odds: Wrexham win evens, draw 12/5, Halifax win 13/5

Last five games

Wrexham: Weymouth (a) W 3-2, Leamington FAT h) L 0-0 (5-6 on penalties), Stockport (a) L 2-0, Dover (h) W 3-1, Chesterfield (a) L 2-1

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Halifax: Hartlepool (a) L 3-1, Altrincham (h) W 3-2, King’s Lynn (a) D 1-1, Southport (FAT h) L 2-1, Bromley (a) W 2-1

Manager: Dean Keates

Position: 12th

One to watch: Striker Adi Yussuf has scored five goals in 14 league games for Wrexham so far this season.

Match facts: Only Solihull have conceded fewer home goals than Wrexham (4) in the National League this season

Only Altrincham and Torquay have scored more away goals than Halifax (14) in the league this season

The Shaymen have not kept a clean sheet in 16 games

Halifax have scored in each of their last 11 outings

Wrexham will go level on points with Town if they win

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Last time they met: Two goals from Jack Redshaw and one each from Niall Maher and Danny Williams saw Town beat Wrexham 4-0 at The Shay in the FA Trophy in December 2019.

Follow all the action from the game on Tuesday evening with Town writer Tom Scargill on his live blog at https://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/sport/football/halifax-town.

Tuesday’s National League fixtures:

Torquay v Sutton Utd

Wrexham v Halifax

King’s Lynn v Stockport

Dover v Barnet

Bromley v Woking

Aldershot v Weymouth

Altrincham v Wealdstone

Boreham W v Chesterfield

Eastleigh v Dag & Red

Solihull M v Notts Co