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Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Mon 18 Feb 2019
Posted in Match Preview

FC Halifax Town make the trip down to Kent to face Maidstone United in the Vanarama National League on Tuesday.

Halifax were unable to score against struggling Aldershot last time out. However, were able to get another clean sheet as the score remained 0-0. Maidstone suffered at the hands of local rivals Bromley. A goal in each half condemned the Stones to another defeat as their relegation fears continue.

The result sees the Shaymen drop two places to 18th, just two points clear of the bottom four. Maidstone meanwhile remain second bottom and are now 10 points adrift of safety and one point off bottom.

The reverse game saw the Shaymen run out 3-0 winners with goals from Cameron King, Ben Tomlinson, and Dayle Southwell. However, the last time Town visited the Gallagher, neither side was able to score with Mike Fondop-Talom missing a penalty.

Maidstone haven’t won a league game since the 5th of January where they came out 2-1 winners away to Hartlepool. However, Town haven’t won in the league since Boxing Day where the Shaymen won 2-1 away to Harrogate Town.

Maidstone’s main threat will come in the form of Blair Turgott who has scored 11 times so far this season with three of them form the penalty spot. Alongside new signing Justin Amaluzor who made his debut off the bench against Bromley.

Other Games:

AFC Fylde vs Havant & Waterlooville, Boreham Wood vs Wrexham, Ebbsfleet United vs Hartlepool United, and Sutton United vs Barnet

Match Officials:

Match Referee: Paul Howard

Assistants: Shaun Farrer / David Harrison

Match Coverage:

If you are unable to make it down to the Shay this Saturday. You can listen to live commentary from the ground on Shaymen Audio from 2:50pm for a 3pm kick off.

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