13 December 2003.
Halifax Town (a)
Halifax Town 2 Exeter City 0.
Saturday 13 December 2003.
Referee: J Tattan
BBC match report –
Halifax ended Exeter's five-match unbeaten run with goals from Jake Sagare and Craig Midgley.
Sagare opened the scoring four minutes after coming on at half time when he fired a left-foot shot past Exeter keeper James Bittner.
Halifax keeper Mark Cartwright made a brilliant save to deny Barry McConnell as Exeter searched for an equaliser.
Craig Midgley made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after he had been fouled.
Halifax: Cartwright, Sandwith, Colley, Dudgeon, Yates, McAuley, Bushell, Owen, Hudson, Lee, Mallon.
Subs: Midgley, Killeen, Sagare, Farrell, Allan.
Exeter: Bittner, Hiley, Gaia, Todd, Jeannin, McConnell, Ampadu, Lee, Sheldon, Coppinger, Devine.
Subs: Rice, Moxey, Afful, Taylor, Flack.
Referee: J Tattan (Liverpool)