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Southend United: Match Preview

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Mon 12 Dec 2022
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FC Halifax Town will be in action on Tuesday night when they make the long trip south to take on Southend United, 7.45pm kick-off.

The Shaymen have lost once in the last seven games which has included 5 wins on home soil and have now picked up maximum points in the last six at home.

Town have picked up 23 points from the last 33 on offer and have risen to 10th in the table

It was a 3-1 win over Dorking last time out before the weekend’s home game with Barnet was called off due to a frozen pitch.

Last time away from the Shay Yeovil Town won 1-0 thanks to a first half penalty

Southend drew 2-2 at home in their last home game which ended a run of two games with defeat away at Aldershot and Gateshead. Prior to those games they won 7 and drew 3 of their previous 10 games and sit in 6th place just three points above the Shaymen.

They have picked up 18 points from the last 30 on offer and have won just one in the last five games

their top goalscorer is Callum Powell with 7 league goals in 18 games

Last season the Shaymen won 3-1 at home with goals from Jordan Slew, Billy Waters and Niall Maher but lost the return fixture 1-0 thanks to Kenny Clark’s 12th minute goal.

Match Officials

Referee: Jason Richardson

Assistants: Jack Fagg / Valentine Anekwe

Fourth Official: Howard Collins

Other Games

Aldershot Town vs Boreham Wood

Altrincham vs Maidenhead United

Barnet vs Yeovil Town

Dagenham & Redbridge vs Eastleigh

Dorking Wanderers vs Maidstone United

Notts County vs Gateshead

Scunthorpe United vs Woking

Southend United vs FC Halifax Town

Wrexham vs Chesterfield

York City vs Solihull Moors

Next Game

Guiseley vs FC Halifax Town – Sat 17th Dec, 3pm kick-off

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