10 March 2007.
Halifax Town (a)
Halifax Town 2 Exeter City 1.
Saturday 10 March 2007.
Ref: P Quinn
BBC match report –
Halifax eased their relegation worries by beating Exeter thanks to a late Danny Forrest strike at The Shay.
The hosts edged ahead after Paul Buckle gave away a free-kick and from Felix Bastians' set-piece, Greg Strong struck left-footed from 12 yards out.
Lee Elam hit a post with a header as Exeter threatened and they levelled when Billy Jones scored a free-kick.
But Forrest popped up 11 minutes from time to find the net from the edge of the box and hand Halifax victory.
Halifax: Mawson, Haslam, Strong, Cresswell, Wright, Forrest, Kearney, Billy (Thompson 78), Bastians (Uhlenbeek 90), Stamp (Smeltz 62), Killeen.
Subs Not Used: Doughty, Torpey.
Booked: Wright, Smeltz.
Goals: Strong 5, Forrest 79.
Exeter: Paul Jones, Billy Jones, Todd (Richardson 56), Edwards, Tully, Elam, Buckle, Gill, Carlisle, Mackie (Stansfield 76), Challinor (Logan 65).
Subs Not Used: Rice, Cozic.
Booked: Tully, Elam.
Goals: Billy Jones 58.
Ref: P Quinn (Middlesborough).