FC Halifax Town 1-1 Hartlepool United RECAP: Wait for away win continues for Dave Challinor's side

Hartlepool United drew 1-1 against 10-man Halifax Town at The Shay on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 9:02 pm

Following three postponements, the match finally got under way as Mark Shelton’s early goal for Pools was cancelled out by Kieran Green’s late header before Danny Williams was sent off for Halifax.

The result keeps Pools third in the National League table as their poor away form extended to just one win in their last nine matches.

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FULL-TIME: Halifax Town 1 (Green 78’) Hartlepool United 1 (Shelton 12’)

Last updated: Tuesday, 02 March, 2021, 20:09

  • Pools XI: Killip; Ferguson, Odusina, Liddle, Cass, Sterry; Featherstone, Shelton, Holohan; Molyneux, Armstrong
  • Pools subs: Crawford, Grey, Oates, Bloomfield, White
  • Pools bookings:
  • Halifax XI: Johnson; Senior, Bradbury, Byrne, King; Maher, Green, Earing; Campbell, Hyde, Allen
  • Halifax subs: Renshaw, Williams, Benn, Tear, Woods
  • Halifax bookings: Byrne (43)
  • Halifax red card: Williams (85)
  • Referee: Garreth Rhodes

77: Woods is on for Senior - second change for Halifax

74: Armstrong blasts wide

Armstrong receives Cass’ pass and lines up his shot before blasting just wide from 15-yards.

70: Changes for both sides

Jamie Sterry makes way for Mason Bloomfield for Pools.

Tahvon Campbell is replaced by Danny Williams for Halifax.

63: Holohan breaks free

The Irish midfielder has Oates ahead of him but over hits his through ball as it goes harmlessly out for a Halifax goal kick.

56: First change for Pools

Luke Molyneux makes way for Rhys Oates.


Ferguson finds Armstrong and the Pools striker powers the ball toward the bottom left hand corner only to be spectacularly denied by Sam Johnson.

A good start to the second half by Halifax

Shelton’s goal the difference at the moment

Halifax get the second half started

Half-time player ratings

Killip - 6

Ferguson - 7

Odusina - 7

Liddle - 7

Cass - 8

Sterry - 7

Featherstone - 7

Shelton - 8

Holohan - 7

Molyneux - 7

Armstrong - 7

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