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FC Halifax Town 2-0 Nuneaton Town

Defender James Bolton scored his second goal of the season as Halifax Town beat 10-man Nuneaton 2-0 at The Shay.

Bolton nodded in the opener from close range after midfielder James Armson had been sent off on 64 minutes following a challenge with Scott McManus.

Halifax then doubled their lead in the 90th minute when fellow defender Lois Maynard headed in from six yards.

The win moves Neil Aspin's side within a point of the play-off places in the Conference, Nuneaton are second bottom.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 27Glennon
  • 15Roberts
  • 4Roberts
  • 2Bolton
  • 3McManus
  • 22SchofieldSubstituted forDyerat 68'minutes
  • 20Maynard
  • 36Hatfield
  • 7SmithSubstituted forPearsonat 82'minutes
  • 19Boden
  • 12PeniketSubstituted forJacksonat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Senior
  • 5Pearson
  • 9Jackson
  • 10Dyer
  • 14Williams

Nuneaton

  • 1Dibble
  • 2StarostaSubstituted forSmithat 84'minutes
  • 4CowanSubstituted forStankeviciusat 75'minutes
  • 11Streete
  • 3Franklin
  • 9Dawson
  • 18Brown
  • 7ArmsonBooked at 64mins
  • 6Walker
  • 14Gash
  • 28SodjeSubstituted forBarringtonat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Stankevicius
  • 17Smith
  • 21Quinn
  • 24Barrington
  • 32Richards
Referee:
Ian Hussin

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamNuneaton
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home21
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Nuneaton Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Nuneaton Town 0.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Nuneaton Town 0. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Will Hatfield with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Will Hatfield.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Foul by Marcel Barrington (Nuneaton Town).

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

Attempt missed. Adam Dawson (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Matty Pearson replaces Adam Smith.

Foul by Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town).

Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Jamie Jackson (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Simonas Stankevicius replaces Gavin Cowan.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Nuneaton Town 0. James Bolton (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Attempt blocked. Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).

Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Marcel Barrington replaces Onome Sodje.

Foul by Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town).

Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Ross Dyer replaces Danny Schofield.

Foul by Will Hatfield (FC Halifax Town).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Scott Boden (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved.

Foul by Ben Starosta (Nuneaton Town).

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

Dismissal

James Armson (Nuneaton Town) is shown the red card for fighting.

Attempt missed. Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jamie Jackson replaces Richard Peniket.

Attempt missed. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town).

Will Hatfield (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town).

James Bolton (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Danny Schofield (FC Halifax Town).

Michael Gash (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

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