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History of the Halifax Town v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Halifax Town at The Shay on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, the Shaymen carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 24 AprHalifax Town2 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 25 NovCrawley Town2 - 0Halifax TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCrawley Town2 - 2Halifax TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 03 DecHalifax Town2 - 2Crawley TownCONF
2004/2005Sat 05 MarCrawley Town1 - 2Halifax TownCONF
2004/2005Tue 11 JanHalifax Town1 - 0Crawley TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Halifax Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Shaymen in those games, with 4 conceded.

Crawley Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Halifax Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 17 matches. Crawley Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 28 from their 17 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Halifax Town6033693
Crawley Town6222558

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Reds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Halifax Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Halifax Town Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Crawley Town 5 games since last defeat.