FC Halifax Town v Aldershot Town

FC Halifax Town 4 v 0 Aldershot Town (Skrill Conference League)

FC Halifax scored four goals in a game for the second time in a week as they thrashed Aldershot Town to continue their unbeaten home record in the Skrill Conference.

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FC Halifax started the stronger of the two teams and on seventeen minutes they opened the scoring following a long throw-in from Marc Roberts.

Lee Gregory was allowed to take the throw-in on his chest in the six yard box, before turning and slotting the ball past Jonny Henley in the Aldershot Goal.

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Aldershot Town then had a couple of chances which both fell to Brett Williams on twenty-one and twenty-three minutes, but both of Williams right footed shots went wide of the target.

On twenty-seven minutes, Adam Smith ran down the right wing before playing a one-two with Lee Gregory and letting a left footed shot from the left side of the box high into the centre of the goal.

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The next twenty minutes turned into a bit of a midfield battle with both sides giving away a number of free-kicks.

Then on forty minutes following a fast flowing move from right to left the ball ended at the feet of Scott McManus who hit a left foot shot from the edge of the penalty area passed Jonny Henley in the Aldershot Goal to make the half-time score 3-0.

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The second half was much more of a midfield battle, with both teams playing some good football, there were a number of chances for both sides but either team tested the goalkeepers.

Then on seventy-fours minutes, FC Halifax won a corner which was headed home by Marc Roberts at the back post, to give FC Halifax their fourth goal for the second game in a row and moved the Shaymen into fifth in the league.

Match Details

FC Halifax Town – Glennon, Pearson, Roberts, Ainge, Maynard, McManus, Lowe, Marshall, Smith, Wilson, Gregory (Subs) Ironside, Lowe, Worthington, Holsgrove, Senior

Aldershot Town – Henley, Barker, Webster, Butler, Mekki, Gibbs, Rowlands, Stanley, Oyeleke, Paterson, Williams (Subs) Young, Williams, Roberts, Tonkin, Douglas

Goals – (FC Halifax Town) – Gregory (18), Smith (27), McManus (41), Roberts (71)

Attendance – 1,418

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