National League
NuneatonNuneaton Borough0HalifaxFC Halifax Town1

Nuneaton Town 0-1 FC Halifax Town

Halifax won their sixth game out of the last seven with a narrow 1-0 victory at play-off rivals Nuneaton Town.

Louis Moult nearly put the home side into an early lead with a 25-yard effort, but Matt Glennon saved well in a tight first half.

The game looked to be heading for an entertaining draw until Chris Smith scored late on from six yards, in what was his first start for the club.

The result improves Halifax's play-off hopes as they move into fifth place.

Line-ups

Nuneaton

  • 19Belshaw
  • 4Cowan
  • 5Dean
  • 21CranstonBooked at 82mins
  • 20Trainer
  • 13SleathSubstituted forWalkerat 70'minutes
  • 11Streete
  • 7Armson
  • 26Hibbert
  • 10Brown
  • 9MoultSubstituted forYorkat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 18Pearson
  • 8Adams
  • 16York
  • 6Walker
  • 15Gordon

Halifax

  • 1Glennon
  • 5Pearson
  • 3McManusBooked at 76mins
  • 20Maynard
  • 6Lowe
  • 29Bolton
  • 23Smith
  • 28CrowtherBooked at 59mins
  • 18MarshallSubstituted forWilsonat 46'minutes
  • 31JacksonSubstituted forSpencerat 64'minutes
  • 11Gregory

Substitutes

  • 40Spencer
  • 16Worthington
  • 17McReady
  • 12Senior
  • 14Wilson
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
1,041

Match Stats

Home TeamNuneatonAway TeamHalifax
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home18
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Nuneaton Town 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dave Hibbert (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Gavin Cowan (Nuneaton Town).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Phil Trainer (Nuneaton Town).

  7. Post update

    Scott Spencer (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, FC Halifax Town 1. Chris Smith (FC Halifax Town) header from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Wilson with a cross.

  9. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  10. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  11. Booking

    Jordan Cranston (Nuneaton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Cranston (Nuneaton Town).

  13. Post update

    Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Andy Brown (Nuneaton Town).

  15. Post update

    Josh Wilson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  16. Post update

    Foul by James Bolton (FC Halifax Town).

  17. Post update

    Jordan Cranston (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

  18. Booking

    Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town).

  20. Post update

    Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

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