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Altrincham 0-1 FC Halifax Town

Halifax boosted their National League play-off hopes as Jack Earing scored the winner at Altrincham.

The striker's sweetly-hit effort from the edge of the box settled the contest just 12 minutes in as Town completed back-to-back wins.

Just four minutes earlier Altrincham's Josh Hancock had seen his shot turned onto the crossbar in a scrappy contest which saw few chances in the first half.

The home side had the better of the second period as Yusifu Ceesay's volley was saved by Halifax keeper Sam Johnson, and Ryan Colclough also saw an effort saved, but the visitors held on to win an attritional contest.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Altrincham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Thompson
  • 24Senior
  • 19Ogle
  • 10HancockSubstituted forBellat 66'minutes
  • 6Moult
  • 5Hannigan
  • 8Williams
  • 11Ceesay
  • 25Mullarkey
  • 34Colclough
  • 9PiggottSubstituted forHardyat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 17Bell
  • 21Gould
  • 23Peers
  • 30Richman
  • 32Hardy

Halifax

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Johnson
  • 2KingSubstituted forSummerfieldat 69'minutes
  • 5Byrne
  • 8GreenSubstituted forWoodsat 74'minutes
  • 6Bradbury
  • 4Clarke
  • 11WilliamsBooked at 70minsSubstituted forSeniorat 82'minutes
  • 31Maher
  • 7Allen
  • 10Earing
  • 9Hyde

Substitutes

  • 3Senior
  • 19Summerfield
  • 26Woods
  • 29Obiero
  • 40Renshaw
Referee:
Matthew Dicicco

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Altrincham 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Jack Senior replaces Danny Williams.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Martin Woods replaces Kieran Green.

  5. Booking

    Danny Williams (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Luke Summerfield replaces Jeff King.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. Nyal Bell replaces Josh Hancock.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Altrincham. James Hardy replaces Joe Piggott.

  9. Second Half

    Second Half begins Altrincham 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

  10. Half Time

    First Half ends, Altrincham 0, FC Halifax Town 1.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Altrincham 0, FC Halifax Town 1. Jack Earing (FC Halifax Town).

  12. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  13. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hartlepool351810747311664
2Sutton United31189451262563
3Torquay32186852312160
4Stockport321510746262055
5Notts County30157841271452
6Chesterfield301631143291451
7Halifax31148949371250
8Wrexham32138114033747
9Eastleigh32121193631547
10Bromley321210104642446
11Boreham Wood32101484034644
12Aldershot31125144044-441
13Altrincham34118153742-541
14Maidenhead United29117114140140
15Solihull Moors30116133234-239
16Yeovil31116144549-439
17Dag & Red32107152941-1237
18Wealdstone3296174266-2433
19Woking3088142835-732
20Weymouth3286183649-1330
21King's Lynn3076173660-2427
22Barnet3035222272-5014
23Dover00000000
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