Southend Head North To Face FC Halifax Town This Saturday Afternoon

THE Shrimpers are back in action this weekend as they make the journey north to face FC Halifax Town at The Shay.

Phil Brown’s side will be looking to keep the positive momentum going forward following the 2-2 home draw against Wrexham last Saturday at Roots Hall in which the Shrimpers went from a commanding 2-0 lead to finishing the game all square at 2-2.

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TEAM NEWS

Nathan Ralph suffered a concussion against Wrexham last weekend but should be available for the trip to Halifax.

Abu Ogogo will not be available for this fixture as the player is recovering from a hamstring injury picked up against Stockport County a fortnight ago.

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FC HALIFAX TOWN PROFILE

Formed: 2008 (previously Halifax Town A.F.C)

Stadium: The Shay, HX1 2YS

Nickname: The Shaymen

Manager: Pete Wild

Finished last season: National League (10)

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MATCH DETAILS

Where?: The Shay, HX1 2YS

When?: Saturday 11 September 2021 3:00 pm KO

Competition: National League 21/22


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Author: Uncle_Rons_Teapot

Born and bred in Southend-on-sea and have supported the Shrimpers since 95. Season ticket holder in the East stand and occasionally travel away although recently that has become a challenge due to my health.