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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Tue 31 Dec 2019
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FC Halifax Town start 2020 with a home game against Stockport County in the return fixture over the festive period.

In other games, the league leaders Barrow unbeaten in nine games will travel to 20th placed side AFC Fylde. They are 1 point ahead of Yeovil with 2 games in hand. They will be looking for their 8th win on the road this season

Yeovil beat Torquay 6-2 at home on Boxing Day and they will travel to Plainmoor looking to make it a festive double, having lost just 1 game in their last 8 league games

Third placed Bromley entertain Dover Athletic, both won at the weekend following Dover’s 3-0 at the Crabble on the 26th Dec

Harrogate travel to Hartlepool in their return fixture hoping for a smiliar result as Lloyd Kerry, two goals from Jack Mulddon and Josh Falkingham helped them to a 4-1 victory at the CNG Stadium

Notts County will make the trip down the M1 to take on Maidenhead United having convincingly won on Boxing Day with goals from Kyle Wootton, Samuel Osborne and Kristian Dennis all in the first half.

Solihull equalised in injury time on Boxing Day and they will entertain strugglers Chesterfield, who were defeated 1-0 at the Shay on Saturday courtesy of Jack Redshaw’s second half penalty.

Barnet will make the short trip to Boreham Wood on New Year’s DayΒ  with the hosts just three points ahead and sitting just outside the play-offs.

Woking travel to Sutton United having lost 2-0 at home on Boxing Day, they are currently one of four sides to be on 41 points in 9th place

Eastleigh travel to Aldershot Town, they have just one loss in their last 7, whilst the Shots home record sees them with three wins and two draws in their last five at the Ebb Stadium

Ebbsfleet entertain Dagenham, the two sides drew 1-1 last week which saw Chike Kandi equalise for the Daggers late on but they finished the game with 10 men as Mitch Brundle was sent off in injury time

Finally, it’s 24th vs 21st in the table as Chorley entertain Wrexham. The North Wales side won 3-1 at home on Boxing Day but were defeated again on Saturday with a 2-0 defeat at Maidenhead. They have only won once on the road this season.

Full List:

AFC Fylde vs Barrow

Aldershot Town vs Eastleigh

Boreham Wood vs Barnet

Bromley vs Dover Athletic

Chorley vs Wrexham

Ebbsfleet United vs Dagenham & Redbridge

FC Halifax Town vs Stockport County

Hartlepool United vs Harrogate Town

Maidenhead United vs Notts County

Solihull Moors vs Chesterfield

Sutton United vs Woking

Torquay United vs Yeovil Town

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