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HalifaxFC Halifax Town2NuneatonNuneaton Borough0

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

  1. Post update

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

  2. Full Time

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

  3. 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.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Marcel Barrington (Nuneaton Town).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

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

  9. Substitution

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town).

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Simonas Stankevicius replaces Gavin Cowan.

  14. 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.

  15. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).

  18. Post update

    Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Marcel Barrington replaces Onome Sodje.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

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