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Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Mon 24 Sep 2018
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FC Halifax Town welcome AFC Fylde to the MBi Shay Stadium on Tuesday 25th September (7:45 KO). FC Halifax Town currently sit in 11th place, three places behind AFC Fylde in the table who are in 8th position three points ahead of the Shaymen.

The Shaymen’s unbeaten home record ended on the weekend after losing 2-1 to Hartlepool at the MBi Shay Stadium. AFC Fylde haven’t lost an away game this season, but they have only won one out of six, drawing five of their away games.

AFC Fylde have won 2, drawn 3 and lost 1 of their last six games. Their two wins came against Aldershot and Ebbsfleet. In the first of their last six they ended in a 0-0 stalemate against high flying Harrogate Town. They continued their good away unbeaten run beating Ebbsfleet 3-1, top scorer Danny Rowe on the scoresheet twice. Their one defeat this season came to Salford City losing 2-0 at home. Another draw came for AFC Fylde after them drawing 0-0 to Eastleigh. A home win came against Aldershot as they cruised to a 3-0 victory. Last game out they fought to a 1-1 draw against Barnet.

Harrogate Town vs Wrexham FC

A top of the table clash, second placed Harrogate Town entertain third placed Wrexham FC. Harrogate Town sit one point ahead of Wrexham.

Wrexham finished 10th place in the National league last season, while Harrogate Town got promoted from the National League North Play offs last season.

Both sides lost 3-0 on the weekend. Harrogate Town unbeaten home record ended by losing to Leyton Orient, while Wrexham lost away to Sutton United.

Harrogate’s top scorer Jack Muldoon is third in the division on six goals. Mike Fondop is Wrexham’s highest on five.

This game looks to be a tasty affair and either side could go top with a win, if Leyton Orient lose.

Salford City vs Hartlepool United

Both teams are promotion contenders as Salford City sit in 4th place while Hartlepool sit in 5th place.

Salford City are unbeaten in nine games, winning their last 4 games.

Hartlepool are also unbeaten in nine games, winning six and drawing three.

Salford City have got the top scorer in the league in Adam Rooney with seven goals.

Both sides are up there with the favourites to go up this year, so it’s teeing up to be a fantastic game.

Braintree Town vs Leyton Orient

Leyton Orient sit at the top of the league on 26 points out a possible 36, winning 7, drawing 5, staying unbeaten this season.

Braintree Town sit second from bottom in 23rd place with only six points so far this season.

Braintree Town haven’t won a game at home this season, drawing one and losing five at home, having the worst record in the league.

Leyton Orient are unbeaten away from home, winning 3 and drawing 3.

Leyton Orient look to take advantage on the league, with second and third place playing each other.

Braintree Town need a first home win of the season to try and escape relegation.

Fixtures for the 25th September

FC Halifax Town vs AFC Fylde

Sutton United vs Dover

Barnet vs Havant & Waterlooville

Aldershot vs Maidstone United

Ebbsfleet United vs Bromley

Chesterfield vs Maidenhead

Braintree Town vs Leyton Orient

Solihull Moors & Dagenham & Redbridge

Harrogate Town vs Wrexham

Eastleigh vs Boreham Wood

Barrow vs Gateshead

Salford City vs Hartlepool

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