Bradford City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Bantams have recorded 13 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 20 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the Valiants carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Bradford City||0 - 2||Port Vale||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Port Vale||2 - 1||Bradford City||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Tue 10 Nov||Bradford City||2 - 2||Port Vale||ASSM|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Bradford City||0 - 0||Port Vale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Bradford City||0 - 1||Port Vale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Sep||Port Vale||0 - 2||Bradford City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.
The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bantams have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Port Vale's total of 45 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 29 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Valiants, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Port Vale||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Bradford City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|