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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.

Line-ups

Halifax

  • 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

Substitutes

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

Tranmere

  • 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

Substitutes

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

Match Stats

Home TeamHalifaxAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home6
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away8
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

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

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

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

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

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Dismissal

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

Foul by Jordan Burrow (FC Halifax Town).

Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

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

Booking

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

Foul by Kevin Roberts (FC Halifax Town).

Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

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

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

Booking

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

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

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

Substitution

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

Corner, FC Halifax Town.

Attempt saved. Shaun Tuton (FC Halifax Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Shaun Tuton (FC Halifax Town).

Ritchie Sutton (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Ben Tomlinson replaces Adam Mekki.

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

Offside, Tranmere Rovers. Lee Vaughan tries a through ball, but Lee Vaughan is caught offside.

Booking

Jay Harris (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jay Harris (Tranmere Rovers).

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

Attempt missed. Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by Adam Mekki.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Booking

Kingsley James (FC Halifax Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Lois Maynard (Tranmere Rovers).

Samuel Walker (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ritchie Sutton (Tranmere Rovers).

Shaun Tuton (FC Halifax Town) wins a free kick.

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