FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

By Footymad Previewer
Last updated : 01 October 2004
History of the Bradford City v Barnsley fixture

Bradford City are ready to welcome Barnsley to The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bantams are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 11 of the 48 games.

The previous match played between the two at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was more than three years back, in August 2001, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 19 JanBarnsley3 - 3Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 11 AugBradford City4-0BarnsleyCHMP
1999/2000Tue 12 OctBradford City2 - 3BarnsleyLC
1998/1999Wed 03 MarBarnsley0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1998/1999Sat 26 SepBradford City2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1996/1997Sat 26 AprBarnsley2 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1996/1997Sat 19 OctBradford City2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tykes have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far, Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6204676
Barnsley6222598

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Barnsley claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

Bradford City Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 9th December 15:00

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