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History of the Bradford City v Blackpool fixture

Bradford City play host to Blackpool at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 16 wins out of 23 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in September 1995, over five years ago, the Bantams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Sat 16 DecBlackpool4 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 30 SepBradford City2-1BlackpoolLGE1
1995/1996Tue 22 AugBlackpool2 - 3Bradford CityLC
1995/1996Tue 15 AugBradford City2 - 1BlackpoolLC
1994/1995Sat 29 AprBradford City0 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1994/1995Sat 15 OctBlackpool2 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1993/1994Sat 05 MarBlackpool1 - 3Bradford CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Bantams's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Blackpool's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Seasiders's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 13 games. Blackpool are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 11 points from their 12 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Bantams to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 8 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Blackpool 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.