History of the Port Vale v Bradford City fixture
Bradford City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Bantams have recorded 14 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 22 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vale Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a (Associate Members) match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 04 Dec||Port Vale||0-2||Bradford City||(Associate Members)|
|2012/2013||Sat 29 Sep||Bradford City||0 - 1||Port Vale||League Two|
|2011/2012||Tue 14 Feb||Bradford City||1 - 1||Port Vale||League Two|
|2011/2012||Tue 13 Sep||Port Vale||3 - 2||Bradford City||League Two|
|2010/2011||Fri 18 Feb||Port Vale||2 - 1||Bradford City||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Bradford City||0 - 2||Port Vale||League Two|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Port Vale||2 - 1||Bradford City||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bantams have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Port Vale are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 27 games giving them a return of 52 points.
Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 40 from their 27 games so far.
Current overall team form
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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||6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Bradford City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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