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FC Halifax Town 2-1 Wrexham

Scott Quigley
Scott Quigley fired Halifax ahead before limping off with a hamstring injury before half time

Devante Rodney scored in second half stoppage time at The Shay to end Wrexham's hopes of a top three National League finish.

Ex-Dragon Scott Quigley fired Halifax ahead before Chris Holroyd equalised from a corner prior to the interval.

Wrexham upped the pace after the break, but goalkeeper Sam Johnson kept out Akil Wright's header.

Kevin Roberts twice denied Rodney before he fired in his seventh goal in 11 games to send Wrexham down to fifth.

Bryan Hughes' men can now finish no higher than fourth in the National League.

Wrexham manager Bryan Hughes told BBC Sport Wales:

"I want to go unbeaten now until the last game of the season.

"From our point of view we want to go up. We gave ourselves a chance of top three, but this result decides our fate.

"Wherever we finish, that is what we will deserved and now we get our first go in the play-offs for six years.

"It is a positive not a negative and we want to galvanise the whole town and get everyone behind us."

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 1Johnson
  • 4Clarke
  • 5Brown
  • 18Berrett
  • 39Skarz
  • 31MaherBooked at 57mins
  • 8King
  • 33GondohSubstituted forPrestonat 70'minutes
  • 35Rodney
  • 7Kosylo
  • 37QuigleySubstituted forDukuat 37'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Staunton
  • 19Preston
  • 21Rowley
  • 30Freedman
  • 34Duku

Wrexham

  • 18Lainton
  • 2RobertsBooked at 29mins
  • 3Jennings
  • 8Young
  • 6Kennedy
  • 5Pearson
  • 7SummerfieldSubstituted forRutherfordat 67'minutes
  • 20Wright
  • 10HolroydSubstituted forMcGlashanat 80'minutes
  • 12OswellSubstituted forBeavonat 67'minutes
  • 32Grant

Substitutes

  • 1Dibble
  • 13Carrington
  • 14Rutherford
  • 15McGlashan
  • 23Beavon
Referee:
Andrew Miller
Attendance:
2,577

Live Text

Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Wrexham 1.

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Wrexham 1. Devante Rodney (FC Halifax Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Jermaine McGlashan replaces Chris Holroyd.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jordan Preston replaces Ryan Gondoh.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Stuart Beavon replaces Jason Oswell.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Paul Rutherford replaces Luke Summerfield.

Booking

Niall Maher (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins FC Halifax Town 1, Wrexham 1.

Half Time

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

Goal!

Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Wrexham 1. Chris Holroyd (Wrexham).

Substitution

Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Immanuelson Duku replaces Scott Quigley.

Booking

Kevin Roberts (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

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

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient452513773353888
2Salford4525101075423385
3Solihull Moors4525101072423085
4Fylde452215872393381
5Wrexham452491256381881
6Harrogate4521111377552274
7Eastleigh45227165960-173
8Ebbsfleet4518131463451867
9Gateshead45199175246666
10Sutton United451714145557-265
11Barrow451613165051-161
12Chesterfield451417145551459
13Bromley451512186368-557
14Barnet451512184350-757
15Dover451512185564-957
16Halifax451220134243-156
17Hartlepool451414175360-756
18Dag & Red451510204955-655
19Boreham Wood451215185062-1251
20Maidenhead United45156244370-2751
21Aldershot451011243667-3141
22Havant & Waterlooville45913236282-2040
23Braintree45117274878-3040
24Maidstone United4597293780-4334
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