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Torquay United: Match Preview

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Fri 19 Feb 2021
Posted in First Team

FC Halifax Town make the long trip to the south coast this weekend to take on league leaders Torquay United in front of the BT Sport cameras, 5.20pm kick-off.

It’s back to back away games for Town after a midweek trip to North London and a 2-1 defeat to Barnet.

Pete Wild’s squad have one win in six and will be looking to improve on last year’s results against Torquay. The two sides met at Plainmoor back in February 2020 and the Devon side won 1-0 and they also won the match at te Shay in November 2019 with a 4-2 victory.

However Town did beat Torquay last season with a 2-1 win in the FA Trophy thanks to goals from Tobi Sho-Silva and Josh Staunton.

This season Torquay are 7 points clear of 2nd placed Sutton United but have played three games more at this stage.

They haven’t win at home in their last three attemts with Altrincham and Dagenham both winning at Plainmoor and a point with Boreham Wood.

Match Coverage

The game will be broadcast on BT Sport and we will have social media updates from the game

Match Officials

Referee: Steven Copeland

Assistant Referees: Oliver Spender / Andrew Genders

Fourth Official: Philip Staynings

Other Games

Aldershot Town vs Wrexham

Altrincham vs Boreham Wood

Barnet vs Woking

Bromley vs Maidenhead United

Eastleigh vs Stockport County

Hartlepool United vs Yeovil Town

Notts County vs Chesterfield

Sutton United vs Wealdstone

Torquay United vs FC Halifax Town

Weymouth vs Solihull Moors

Next Game: 

FC Halifax Town vs Hartlepool United – Tuesday 2nd March, 7pm kick-off

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