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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Mon 7 Aug 2017
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FC Halifax Town will start their away travels with a trip to Cumbria tomorrow night when they face Barrow at Furness Building Society Stadium, 7.45pm kick-off.

The Shaymen returned to the Vanarama National via the 2016/17 Promotion Final with a 2-1 win over Chorley but the return wasn’t favourable as Billy Heath’s side lost 2-0 at home to Aldershot Town at the weekend.

The game against Barrow is the first of two away from home with Chester FC the hosts on Saturday and Heath will be looking for his side to get the first points of the season in the game at Barrow.

Two goals in the second half were enough for the Shots at the weekend whilst Barrow lost 2-1 away at Dagenham & Redbridge with two goals in the first half for the Daggers before Daniel jones pulled one back with a few minutes remaining.

So both teams will be looking for their first points of the season.

Last Time We Met:Β 

Town lost 4-1 away from home in March 2016 with the only goal for the Shaymen coming late in the game from Connor Hughes

Town Team: Johnson, McManus, Bencherif, Roberts, James, Walker (Burrow), Hibbs, Hughes, Wroe, Peniket (Fairhurst), McDonald (MacDonald)

Attendance: 1644

Other Games

16th Jan 2016 – FC Halifax Town 1 Barrow 0

31st August 2015 – FC Halifax Town 3 Barrow 1

Match Day Information

All the information you will need for the game courtesy of Barrow AFC

Match Officials:Β 

Referee: Simeon Lucas

Assistants: Daniel Woodward, Nicholas Hawksby

Fourth Official: Bob Roberts

Match Coverage:

There will be full match commentary on our brand new Shaymen Audio service which is FREE for every game that is covered.

Updates will be available on the website, social media updates as usual and all the goals/interviews will be available on Shaymen TV on Wednesday.




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