came into the game having lost just once in eight league games, but in
contrast, the Shaymen hadn`t won in ten league and cup games, stretching back
to November 15th.
But the form
book was turned upside down and the pressure lifted a little on underfire
Shaymen boss Billy Heath following a good 2-1 win.
Goals in each
half from Matty Kosylo and Richard Peniket sealed FC Halifax Town’s first win
in 10 games as they beat high-flying Chorley 2-1 at The Shay.
The home side took
a 16th minute lead when recent signing Adam Morgan was tripped by new
Chorley keeper Ritchie Branagan.
Matty Kosylo (pictured)
sent the former Macclesfield Town custodian the wrong way from the resulting penalty.
And the lead
was eventually doubled 11 minutes into the second half when a Kosylo free-kick
was headed firmly home by Richard Peniket at the far post.
themselves back into the game after 68 minutes when skipper Dale Whitham headed
And they came
close to snatching a point late on through substitute Will Beesley, but the
hosts held on for three points which rekindles their challenge for a play-off