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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Thu 9 Jan 2020
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FC Halifax Town will make the long trip south to take on Torquay United in the FA Trophy 2nd Round this weekend

Town beat Wrexham in the 1st Round to make the second round, whilst Torquay defeated Aldershot Town 5-1

The two sides have met at the Shay already this season in the league with the Devon side winning the match 4-2 back on the 2nd November.

Pete Wild’s side go into the game on a run of three games unbeaten with a win and two draws, whilst Torquay have won only won game in thir last 10 in the league.

The game will go to a replay on Tuesday night at the Shay if it’s a draw at full time.

Match Officials:

Referee: Scott Jackson

Assistants: Colin Hibbard / Blake Antrobus

Fourth Official: Stuart Ash

Admission Prices: 

Adults £12, Concessions £10, U18s £6, U7s FREE

Segregation will be in place

Away supporters can purchase in advance (although this is not an all-ticket match) and either download their ticket to their phone or print it out. FC Halifax Town fans will be placed in block A of Bristow’s Bench. The link is here:

By Car:
M5 TO Exeter, then follow A380 TO Newton Abbot (Penn Inn Roundabout). Follow signs to Torquay, past the Willows Shopping Centre, then next left (at traffic lights next to Currys). Follow Torquay United FC Plainmoor signs through three roundabouts. At next set of lights straight onto Warbro Road. The ground is on the right-hand side. Away End turnstiles are just off Warbro Road (down the lane which splits TUFC and Spires College).
By Train:
Nearest Station: Usually Torre station but some trains do not stop here and so supporters will have to disembark at Torquay train station

League Games: 

Dover Athletic vs Hartlepool United

FA Trophy

AFC Fylde vs Southport

AFC Hornchurch vs Aveley

Chelmsford City vs TBC

Concord Rangers vs Bath City

Dorking Wanderers vs Stockport County

Eastleigh vs Matlock Town

Ebbsfleet United vs Kings Lynn Town

Farsley Celtic vs Barnet

Halesowen Town vs Maidenhead United

Kingstonian vs Leamington

Notts County vs Dagenham & Redbridge

Royston Town vs Chester

TBC vs FC United of Manchester

TBC vs Harrogate Town

Torquay United vs FC Halifax Town

Yeovil Town vs Hampton & Richmond

Next Match: 

FC Halifax Town vs Maidenhead United – Saturday 18th January, 3pm kick0ff

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