National League
HalifaxFC Halifax Town1TranmereTranmere Rovers1

FC Halifax Town 1-1 Tranmere Rovers

Josh MacDonald
Josh MacDonald has made 20 appearances for FC Halifax Town this season

National League strugglers FC Halifax Town salvaged a draw at home to Tranmere Rovers.

James Norwood gave the visitors the lead midway through the first half as he slotted home Gary Taylor-Fletcher's pass.

Halifax fought back just before the break as Josh MacDonald's cross found Nicky Wroe on the edge of the box.

Jordan Burrow was sent off late in the second half for Halifax but the home side were able to hold on for a draw.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 23Johnson
  • 2Bolton
  • 32O'BrienSubstituted forWalkerat 46'minutes
  • 4JamesBooked at 55mins
  • 3McManusSubstituted forMacDonaldat 34'minutes
  • 6Bencherif
  • 35WroeBooked at 45mins
  • 14Brown
  • 9BurrowBooked at 86mins
  • 15Roberts
  • 18TutonSubstituted forHughesat 81'minutes


  • 1Porter
  • 11Walker
  • 17MacDonald
  • 24Hughes
  • 40McDonald


Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Davies
  • 7Vaughan
  • 24McNulty
  • 8HarrisBooked at 58mins
  • 3RidehalghSubstituted forSuttonat 46'minutes
  • 12Ihiekwe
  • 4JenningsBooked at 77mins
  • 17MekkiSubstituted forTomlinsonat 66'minutes
  • 11Maynard
  • 10Norwood
  • 9Taylor-FletcherSubstituted forManganat 75'minutes


  • 2Sutton
  • 14Mangan
  • 23Kirby
  • 26Pilling
  • 29Tomlinson
Martin Coy

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamTranmere
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  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Halifax Town 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Halifax Town 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) header from outside the box is saved.

  4. Post update

    Offside, FC Halifax Town. Samuel Walker tries a through ball, but Samuel Walker is caught offside.

  5. Post update

    Corner, FC Halifax Town.

  6. Post update

    Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

  8. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Jordan Burrow (FC Halifax Town) for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Burrow (FC Halifax Town).

  10. Post update

    Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  12. Booking

    Jordan Burrow (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

  14. Post update

    Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Halifax Town. Connor Hughes replaces Shaun Tuton.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

  17. Booking

    Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

  19. Post update

    Nicky Wroe (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Andy Mangan replaces Gary Taylor-Fletcher.