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FC Halifax Town 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers

Halifax went second in the Conference and ended a three game winless run with victory over Kidderminster.

They opened the scoring when Lois Maynard collected a pass from Richard Peniket and smashed a finish past goalkeeper Danny Lewis.

The second came minutes later, Peniket pouncing on defender Cheyenne Dunkley's weak header back before rounding Lewis to score from a tight angle.

Lewis saved another effort from Peniket as Halifax recorded a comfortable win.

The home side are now five points behind league leaders Barnet, while Kidderminster are four points off the play-off places in 12th.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 3McManus
  • 4Roberts
  • 5Pearson
  • 6Ainge
  • 8MarshallSubstituted forSmithat 46'minutes
  • 12Peniket
  • 14Williams
  • 15Roberts
  • 19BodenSubstituted forJacksonat 58'minutes
  • 20Maynard
  • 27Glennon

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 2Bolton
  • 7Smith
  • 9Jackson
  • 22Schofield

Kidderminster

  • 1Lewis
  • 2Hodgkiss
  • 6Dunkley
  • 15Grimes
  • 28Nicholson
  • 17VermaSubstituted forO'Keefeat 66'minutes
  • 7ByrneBooked at 82mins
  • 18GittingsSubstituted forJohnsonat 52'minutes
  • 13BlissettSubstituted forStycheat 78'minutes
  • 9Gash
  • 14Obeng

Substitutes

  • 3Green
  • 8Johnson
  • 10Reid
  • 11Styche
  • 16O'Keefe
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,437

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamKidderminster
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Kidderminster Harriers 0.

Foul by Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town).

Ahmed Obeng (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town).

Cheyenne Dunkley (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Booking

Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers).

Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Steve Williams (FC Halifax Town).

Reece Styche (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

Michael Gash (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Reece Styche replaces Nathan Blissett.

Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Kidderminster Harriers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Jack Byrne (Kidderminster Harriers).

Matty Pearson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Foul by Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town).

Josh O'Keefe (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Josh O'Keefe (Kidderminster Harriers).

Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Richard Peniket (FC Halifax Town).

Jamie Grimes (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Kidderminster Harriers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Josh O'Keefe (Kidderminster Harriers) left footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Substitution

Substitution, Kidderminster Harriers. Josh O'Keefe replaces Aman Verma.

Foul by Nathan Blissett (Kidderminster Harriers).

Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Kidderminster Harriers. Ahmed Obeng tries a through ball, but Ahmed Obeng is caught offside.

Corner, Kidderminster Harriers.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jamie Jackson replaces Scott Boden.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Foul by Steve Williams (FC Halifax Town).

Nathan Blissett (Kidderminster Harriers) wins a free kick.

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