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Wrexham 1-1 FC Halifax Town

Wrexham were held to a draw by visitors Halifax Town who had the better of the second-half chances.

Scott Boden opened the scoring for the hosts after 19 minutes after heading home a Kevin Roberts cross.

The Shaymen equalised just before half time, Scott McManus heading in, before Tom Denton missed two golden second-half chances to secure the points.

Wrexham had Paul Rutherford sent off late on as they slipped to second while Halifax leapfrog Hartlepool into 18th.

Wrexham manager Dean Keats told BBC Sport Wales:

"First 20 minutes we played well and moved it well, side to side, and scored a great goal, but we went 1-0 up and were a bit complacent. We let their extra player in midfield spend too much time on the ball.

"You have to give full credit to Halifax but we will look at ourselves first and foremost."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 1Dunn
  • 3Jennings
  • 8Wedgbury
  • 10Holroyd
  • 4Smith
  • 11DeverdicsSubstituted forQuigleyat 61'minutes
  • 5Pearson
  • 14RutherfordBooked at 81mins
  • 19BodenSubstituted forFranksat 82'minutes
  • 18Roberts
  • 16Kelly

Substitutes

  • 6Raven
  • 7Mackreth
  • 9Quigley
  • 12Franks
  • 17Dibble

Halifax

  • 1Johnson
  • 2MoyoBooked at 65mins
  • 7Kosylo
  • 9Denton
  • 5Brown
  • 10OliverSubstituted forClarkeat 89'minutes
  • 6Garner
  • 11McManusSubstituted forDuckworthat 48'minutes
  • 22Collins
  • 20Hibbs
  • 15MacDonaldSubstituted forTutonat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Hotte
  • 13Nicholson
  • 18Clarke
  • 34Tuton
  • 39Duckworth
Referee:
Daniel Middleton
Attendance:
4,998

Live Text

Match ends, Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Danny Clarke replaces Connor Oliver.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Jonathan Franks replaces Scott Boden.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Paul Rutherford (Wrexham) for hand ball.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Shaun Tuton replaces Josh MacDonald.

Booking

Cliff Moyo (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Scott Quigley replaces Nicky Deverdics.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Michael Duckworth replaces Scott McManus.

Second Half

Second Half begins Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 1.

Booking

Paul Rutherford (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 1. Scott Garner (FC Halifax Town).

Goal!

Goal! Wrexham 1, FC Halifax Town 0. Scott Boden (Wrexham).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield3217874134759
2Aldershot321610651321958
3Wrexham331512638251357
4Tranmere331510852312155
5Sutton United31167845351055
6Boreham Wood321411747321553
7Fylde331410958421652
8Bromley32149955391651
9Dover321312743271651
10Ebbsfleet33111394239346
11Dag & Red32129114842645
12Eastleigh33101495152-144
13Woking32126144148-742
14Maidenhead United321011114345-241
15Gateshead3191393933640
16Maidstone United32912114050-1039
17Leyton Orient3299144047-736
18Halifax32811133344-1135
19Hartlepool31810133545-1034
20Barrow30710133743-631
21Solihull Moors3286183247-1530
22Torquay3369183054-2427
23Chester32512152752-2527
24Guiseley31410172858-3022
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