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Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bournemouth v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 4 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepBradford City1 - 3BournemouthLGE2
2006/2007Sat 07 AprBournemouth1 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2006/2007Sat 25 NovBradford City0 - 0BournemouthLGE1
2005/2006Sat 11 MarBournemouth0 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 27 AugBradford City1 - 2BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBradford City4 - 2BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Tue 07 DecBournemouth2 - 0Bradford CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth 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, 4 to 2.

The Bantams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Bantams, and 5 goals against.

Bournemouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 7 points from their 24 games thus far. Bradford City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 40 points from the 24 games they have played so far.

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

Bradford City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bradford City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.