Conference Premier leaders Luton Town fell to a rare defeat at Halifax, who remain on course for a play-off spot.

Marc Roberts headed in Adam Smith's cross to put the home side in front.

Lee Gregory made it 2-0, firing in from 12 yards after collecting Lois Maynard's pass, to send Halifax up to fifth in the table.

Despite the defeat, John Still's men have a 13-point lead and promotion to the Football League still appears a formality.

Luton manager John Still told BBC Three Counties Radio:

Post-match: Luton manager Still

"We've played a team with a fantastic home record today, and they deserved to win. I had no complaints with that.

"It wasn't our day today. We're at the business end of the season, where everyone has something to play for.

"We just have to put everything in context - we never get too high, and we're not too low now. We just move on to the next one."

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (4)

FC Halifax Town

  • 01 Glennon
  • 05 Pearson
  • 15 Roberts
  • 03 McManus
  • 29 Bolton
  • 22 Ainge Booked
  • 20 Maynard
  • 07 Smith Booked (Wilson - 81' )
  • 28 Crowther (Jackson - 70' )
  • 18 Marshall
  • 11 Gregory

Substitutes

  • 14 Wilson
  • 12 Senior
  • 31 Jackson
  • 23 Smith
  • 06 Lowe

Luton Town

  • 01 Tyler
  • 43 Ruddock Mpanzu (Cullen - 67' )
  • 02 Franks
  • 25 Henry
  • 12 Griffiths
  • 05 McNulty
  • 07 Lawless
  • 19 McGeehan
  • 23 Robinson
  • 27 Gray (Rooney - 72' )
  • 26 Benson

Substitutes

  • 06 Charles
  • 15 Rooney
  • 16 Justham
  • 09 Shaw
  • 13 Cullen
Ref: Karl Evans
Att: 3,586

Match Stats

Shots

13 4

On target

5 0

Corners

0 0

Fouls

6 11

Live Text Commentary

+5:00 Full time

Full Time Match ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Luton Town 0.

90:00 +4:00 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 2, Luton Town 0.

89:26

Foul by Matt Robinson (Luton Town).

89:26

Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

88:37

Foul by Matt Robinson (Luton Town).

88:37

Marlon Jackson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

87:39

Attempt missed. Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

86:16

Corner, Luton Town.

83:14

Foul by Paul Benson (Luton Town).

83:14

Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

80:37 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Josh Wilson replaces Adam Smith.

78:53

Attempt saved. Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

76:43

Corner, Luton Town.

75:56

Foul by Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town).

75:56

Fraser Franks (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

75:03

Foul by Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town).

75:03

Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

74:44

Corner, Luton Town.

74:06 Booking

Booking Simon Ainge (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

73:55

Foul by Simon Ainge (FC Halifax Town).

73:55

Paul Benson (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

71:50 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Luton Town. Luke Rooney replaces Andre Gray.

71:35

Attempt missed. Andre Gray (Luton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

70:40

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

69:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Marlon Jackson replaces Ryan Crowther.

68:22 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! FC Halifax Town 2, Luton Town 0. Lee Gregory (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lois Maynard.

66:24 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Luton Town. Mark Cullen replaces Pelly Ruddock.

65:32 Booking

Booking Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

64:45

Foul by Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town).

64:45

Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

59:34

Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).

59:34

Andre Gray (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

56:46

Attempt missed. Lee Gregory (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

55:53

Foul by Alex Lawless (Luton Town).

55:53

Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

51:10

Foul by Alex Lawless (Luton Town).

51:10

James Bolton (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

45:54

Attempt missed. Andre Gray (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

45:00

Second Half begins FC Halifax Town 1, Luton Town 0.

45:00 +1:11 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, FC Halifax Town 1, Luton Town 0.

44:03

Attempt missed. Andre Gray (Luton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

42:58

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

42:38

Attempt saved. Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) header from the left side of the box is saved. Assisted by Adam Smith.

42:06

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

40:17

Attempt missed. Paul Benson (Luton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

39:34

Attempt missed. Ryan Crowther (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

36:20

Attempt missed. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

35:53

Offside, Luton Town. Paul Benson tries a through ball, but Paul Benson is caught offside.

33:48

Corner, Luton Town.

33:05

Attempt missed. Adam Smith (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

31:51

Corner, Luton Town.

29:53

Offside, Luton Town. Andre Gray tries a through ball, but Andre Gray is caught offside.

27:59

Offside, FC Halifax Town. Lee Gregory tries a through ball, but Lee Gregory is caught offside.

24:40

Corner, Luton Town.

21:49

Attempt missed. Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

20:30

Corner, Luton Town.

19:53

Corner, Luton Town.

19:30

Corner, Luton Town.

17:09 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! FC Halifax Town 1, Luton Town 0. Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Adam Smith with a cross.

16:38

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

16:01

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

14:00

Foul by Andre Gray (Luton Town).

14:00

Scott McManus (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

12:56

Foul by Marc Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

12:56

Andre Gray (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

10:31

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

9:46

Foul by Pelly Ruddock (Luton Town).

9:46

Ryan Crowther (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

7:55

Foul by Lois Maynard (FC Halifax Town).

7:55

Alex Lawless (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

6:11

Corner, Luton Town.

5:03

Foul by Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town).

5:03

Alex Lawless (Luton Town) wins a free kick.

3:19

Attempt missed. Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

2:04

Foul by Paul Benson (Luton Town).

2:04

Matthew Pearson (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

1:16

Attempt saved. Simon Ainge (FC Halifax Town) header from the left side of the box is saved. Assisted by Adam Smith.

1:05

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

0:50

Attempt blocked. Paul Marshall (FC Halifax Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

0:10

Foul by Steve McNulty (Luton Town).

0:10

Lee Gregory (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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