It will be lights, cameras, action as FC Halifax Town travel down to the “British Hollywood” to face Boreham Wood this Saturday.
Billy Heath will be hoping for less drama on the pitch at Meadow Park than is the case in the nearby Elstree Studios, as his team hope to do one better than their goalless draw against Wrexham AFC on Tuesday night.
Tom Denton and Matt Kosylo will both be eager to add to their five goals apiece. The former will be particularly motivated after the big man found the back of the net against Wrexham, however, what would have been his sixth strike of the campaign was ruled out by the linesman’s flag.
One point separates The Shaymen and their hosts going into this encounter, with both teams currently occupying 9th and 10th respectively, with a win likely to hoist either side back into the play-off spots.
The Wood come into this game on the back of a 1-0 victory over Eastleigh FC. This followed a three-game winless streak, including a 1-1 draw at Gateshead and defeats to Maidenhead United and Ebbsfleet United.
The Halifax back line will have their work cut out, with Boreham Wood boasting the joint second-best goal scoring record in the league. They will still be without defender Scott Garner, as he enters the final game of his three-match suspension following his red card against Bromley FC.
The danger man for Paul Garrard’s men will be Portuguese attacking midfielder Bruno Andrade, who has regularly played as one of the two attackers in Boreham Wood’s 3-5-2 system. The former Queens Park Rangers man notched his seventh goal of the season against The Spitfires in their previous outing, making him the joint second top goal scorer.
Last Time We Met:
August 8th, 2015: Boreham Wood 3-1 FC Halifax Town
April 5th, 2016: FC Halifax Town 3-2 Boreham Wood
Match Referee: Carl Brook
Assistant Referees: Tristan Greaves, Sunny Gill
Fourth Official: Michael Smith
Match coverage will be available through our free Shaymen Audio service, with live updates provided throughout the game via our website and on social media. You’ll be able to view all the post-match player and manager interviews via Shaymen TV on Monday.
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