National League
Boreham WoodBoreham Wood3HalifaxFC Halifax Town1

Boreham Wood 3-1 FC Halifax Town

Newly-promoted Boreham Wood won their first National League outing, beating FC Halifax Town 3-1.

Ricky Shakes opened the scoring for the Hertfordshire side, converting Danny Woodards' ball past Halifax goalkeeper Matt Glennon.

The visitors replied late in the first half with a Jordan Burrow penalty after Josh MacDonald was fouled by Ben Nunn.

Jamie Lucas put the home side in front before Harry Crawford sealed the win in stoppage time.

Boreham Wood manager Ian Allinson told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"Jamie Lucas worked his socks off today after bringing him in from Bristol Rovers yesterday morning scored a great goal.

"Overall it was a very, very good day. After Monday night Sam Cox picked up an ankle injury and that swung the deal, we urgently needed another midfield player.

"When Sam Cox is back and Charlie McDonald's back you know I've got a big squad to choose from which is going to be disappointing for two or three players."

Line-ups

Boreham Wood

  • 1Russell
  • 2Nunn
  • 5Doe
  • 9Howell
  • 8Shakes
  • 6Reynolds
  • 11Montgomery
  • 20CliffordBooked at 14minsSubstituted forWhichelowat 77'minutes
  • 3WoodardsBooked at 86mins
  • 16Clifford
  • 12LucasSubstituted forCrawfordat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Whichelow
  • 15Hill
  • 17Morias
  • 19Crawford
  • 23Edwards

Halifax

  • 27Glennon
  • 2Bolton
  • 6Bencherif
  • 8WhitehouseBooked at 41mins
  • 3McManus
  • 14Brown
  • 4James
  • 18Tuton
  • 9Burrow
  • 17MacDonaldSubstituted forBishopat 68'minutes
  • 16HibbsBooked at 10minsSubstituted forHughesat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Porter
  • 5Hutchison
  • 10Bishop
  • 11Walker
  • 24Hughes
Referee:
Christopher Powell
Attendance:
701

Match Stats

Home TeamBoreham WoodAway TeamHalifax
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Boreham Wood 3, FC Halifax Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Boreham Wood 3, FC Halifax Town 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Boreham Wood 3, FC Halifax Town 1. (Boreham Wood) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Graeme Montgomery.

  4. Post update

    Offside, FC Halifax Town. Andy Bishop tries a through ball, but Andy Bishop is caught offside.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Elliot Whitehouse (FC Halifax Town).

  6. Post update

    Luke Howell (Boreham Wood) wins a free kick.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Matt Whichelow (Boreham Wood).

  8. Post update

    Connor Hughes (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Offside, FC Halifax Town. Andy Bishop tries a through ball, but Andy Bishop is caught offside.

  10. Booking

    Dan Woodards (Boreham Wood) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Dan Woodards (Boreham Wood).

  12. Post update

    Connor Hughes (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Matty Brown (FC Halifax Town).

  14. Post update

    Luke Howell (Boreham Wood) wins a free kick.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Boreham Wood. Matt Whichelow replaces Billy Clifford.

  16. Post update

    Offside, Boreham Wood. is caught offside.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Boreham Wood.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Hamza Bencherif (FC Halifax Town).

  19. Post update

    (Boreham Wood) wins a free kick.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Billy Clifford (Boreham Wood) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.