Fc Halifax Town will be facing Dartford once more this Tuesday as they look to get through to the FA Trophy quarter-finals after failing to finish the job on Saturday.
Town led 2-0 at the break after goals from Richard Peniket and Matt Pearson but were pegged back in the second half and drew the game 2-2 meaning a replay was required.
Goalkeeper, Matt Glennon, gave us his thoughts ahead of the game.
When asked if it will be strange playing the same team for the third consecutive game, he said: “Yeah it’s going to be quite odd. I mean, you’d think we’d know each other better after Saturday’s game, I don’t know if we do know each other better. It was a very strange game.”
Town were obviously disappointed to let a two goal lead slip at the weekend and Glennon said it was just a case of doing the right things and getting the job done on Tuesday. “Obviously, we always do much better at home so hopefully we’ll finish the job off. Like I said, it was a very strange game. We destroyed them in the first half and then we were lucky to stay in and get the draw in the second half so hopefully we can just kick on and give them a good going over on Tuesday.”
After travelling down to Princes Park for the last two meetings, Glennon said it would be good to face them at the Shay. “It’ll definitely be better to be back on our own pitch. It’s a long way to Dartford, it’s a long weekend. It was a heavy pitch again. We should have gone on and beat them. Hopefully the lads will be a bit fresher on Tuesday and we’ll finish the job.”
If Town are victorious on Tuesday, they go through to the last eight and are just two more steps away from a Wembley final. When asked if that was starting to become a more realistic goal, Glennon said that he never doubted the side’s ability to win the trophy. “We can beat anyone in our league on our day. It was a realistic goal as soon as we began this competition. Obviously, the more games you win, the more you think about it. We just want to get through this game, get a home draw in the next round and just kick on from there.”
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