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Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Sun 25 Aug 2019
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FC Halifax Town travel to Barrow on Monday in the Vanarama National League. Here we look at some of the players to feature for both sides.

Scott Quigley – Striker

Quigley joined town on loan last season. Having already spent time on loan at Port Vale, Blackpool sent him to the Shaymen for the second half of the season. Quigley on netted twice for the Shaymen but both goals proved vital. The first being the winner away at Maidstone United. The second coming against Wrexham as Town came out 2-1 winners.

Quigley signed for Barrow at the start of the season and has so far netted four times this season as Barrow sit 15th.

Adam Quinn – Centre Back

Quinn is a name familiar to Town supporters. Having become a key centre back during his time at the Shaymen. Quinn featured in the 2006 playoff final side, despite suffering defeat, Quinn remained until 2008. After three seasons for Crawley Town, Quinn would feature for Forest Green and Darlington during the 2010/11 season. He then joined Barrow during the 2011/12 season going on to make just under 20 appearances.

Ben Tomlinson – Forward

Starting his career with Worksop, Tomlinson would go on to play for Macclesfield, Alfreton, Lincoln, and Barnet before joining Barrow on loan in 2016. Tomlinson made 14 appearances for the National League side scoring four times. Tomlinson ended the 2016/17 season with Carlisle United before signing for Halifax. After two seasons with the club which saw him notch up 56 appearances in all competitions scoring four times. Tomlinson re-joined former club Alfreton under Billy Heath at the start of the season.

Eric Harrison – Midfield

Harrison made his debut for Halifax in 1957. He would go on to make just under 200 appearances for his local clubs, scoring 10 times in seven years. Harrison left to join Hartlepool United where he spent two years. The midfielder joined Barrow in 1966 where he would spend three seasons. Harrison made 130 appearances for Barrow, netting just once. Harrison went on to play for Southport, Barrow, and Scarborough before retiring from playing in 1972. Harrison is probably most famous for his part in helping develop “the class of 92” at Manchester United. Harrison also went on to be assistant manager for the Welsh National Team under Mark Hughes.

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