The following is a statement from FC Halifax Town following the late postponment of this evening's game.
"FC Halifax Town would like to apologise to all those fans that turned up for this evening’s 1st Round Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Macclesfield Town only to find the game was postponed.
Everything was in place to stage the game after the match referee had attended at 3.30pm and at that time deemed the pitch playable.
During the warm-ups the referee deemed the pitch to be unplayable when a number of players were sliding around on the surface.
It was at that point at 7.23pm, the match referee called the game off.
From a match perspective, everything was in place, stewarding, catering, players, etc.
Again, we can only apologise for the inconvenience this will have caused but the decision made by the match officials was determined due to Health and Safety for the players.
We will confirm the new rearranged date when known."