FM Preview: Bradford City v Northampton Town 22 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Northampton Town fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bantams are clearly on top, having won 7 and lost only 2 of the 11 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Bradford City 1-1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Northampton 2 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Bradford City 2 - 0 Northampton League Two
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Northampton 2 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2006/2007 Sat 17 Mar Bradford City 1 - 2 Northampton League One
2006/2007 Fri 13 Oct Northampton 0 - 0 Bradford City League One
1981/1982 Sun 07 Mar Bradford City 2 - 1 Northampton Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Northampton Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Cobblers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Bradford City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 13 matches.

Northampton Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 1 2 3 7 11 5
Northampton Town 6 3 0 3 8 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Coral Windows Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Northampton Town claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City No sequences of note
Northampton Town 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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