In a closely contested match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (21/05), FC Halifax Town emerged triumphant in the FA Trophy game, receiving accolades from the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Jane Scullion. The council leader extended her heartfelt congratulations to the team for their remarkable success.

Cllr Jane Scullion praised FC Halifax Town’s outstanding performance, emphasizing the team’s tenacity and skill throughout the game. She expressed her delight at witnessing a sizeable number of Halifax supporters, particularly families, filling the iconic stadium. This marked her first visit to Wembley, and she noted the electrifying atmosphere and the well-deserved outcome.

“The players have truly showcased their capabilities and brought immense pride to themselves, the club, the fans, and the entire town,” remarked Cllr Scullion. The victory was hailed as a remarkable achievement for the Shaymen, signifying their dedication and hard work.

The FA Trophy game saw FC Halifax Town competing against Gateshead, with both sides putting up a fierce fight. The match remained closely contested until the final whistle, keeping spectators on the edge of their seats. However, FC Halifax Town’s unwavering determination and exceptional performance propelled them to secure a memorable triumph.