FC Halifax Town v Woking: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
Halifax striker Billy Waters will be looking to fire the Shaymen to three points on Saturday. Credit Marcus Branston/FC Halifax Town.

Darren Sarll's second game in charge of Woking sees the Cards travel to the Shay to face high-flying FC Halifax Town on Saturday.

Team News

FC Halifax Town manager Pete Wild has few injuries in his squad. Jamie Allen is out for the rest of the season with a torn hamstring, whereas Jack Senior (back), Jay Benn (groin), and Aaron Martin (illness) remain doubts for Saturday.  Wild could give starts to experienced midfielder Luke Summerfield and striker Jordan Slew, after they both came off the bench in midweek.

Meanwhile, Woking manager Darren Sarll has a variety of options for the trip to West Yorkshire. Jermaine Anderson is still sidelined with an injury, but Kyran Lofthouse is close to returning to the squad. Rohan Ince will miss this one through suspension following his red card last week at Boreham Wood.

Predicted Lineups

FC Halifax Town: (4-2-3-1) Sam Johnson, Tyrell Warren, Niall Maher, Jesse Debrah, Tom Bradbury, Kieran Green, Kian Spence, Billy Waters, Matty Warburton, Harvey Gilmour, Gerry McDonagh

Woking: (4-3-3) Craig Ross, Josh Casey, Joe McNerney, Tom Champion, David Longe-King, Solomon Nwabuokei, Jack Roles, Max Kretzschmar, Tyreke Johnson, Jamar Loza, Inih Effiong.

Form Guide

The Shaymen have had an inconsistent last six games, with losses to Wrexham and Kings Lynn Town cancelled out by wins over Wealdstone, Torquay United and Bromley. On Tuesday night, they drew 0-0 against playoff rivals Solihull Moors. FC Halifax Town have collected ten points from their last six games.

Meanwhile, Woking have been on excellent form. Wins over Maidenhead, Barnet, Weymouth and Boreham Wood have lifted the Cards up the table and ensured that they no longer have to look over their shoulders towards the bottom of the table. A narrow defeat to Solihull and a bore draw at Kings Lynn Town means that the Cards have picked up thirteen points from their last six games.

Ones to Watch

For FC Halifax Town, it's hard to look past in-form frontman Billy Waters. The striker has 18 goals in 36 games, and his goals have been crucial in lifting the Shaymen up the table.

Meanwhile, Woking will look to last week's BT Sport Man of the Match Tyreke Johnson to make an impact. The former Southampton Academy product has found a new lease of life in Woking's recent run, and will look to provide for the likes of Effiong and Kretzschmar.

 

Previous Meetings

Woking historically have a very good record at the Shay, with their last win there coming in March 2020, when Jake Hyde and Max Kretzschmar helped fire the Cards to a 2-0 win. Hyde moved to the Shaymen the following summer, and scored the only goal against Woking in a 1-0 win in late April 2021. The two sides met again at Kingfield in August 2021, with Halifax narrow 3-2 victors.

Where to Watch

This game is not being televised, but radio coverage should be available on BBC Sport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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