FootyMAD's Darlington match preview

Last updated : 19 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Darlington fixture

Bradford City play host to Darlington at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 27 wins out of 40 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was just over four years ago, in August 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in an League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 12 AugBradford City0-0DarlingtonLGEC
2000/2001Mon 25 SepBradford City7 - 2DarlingtonLGEC
2000/2001Tue 19 SepDarlington0 - 1Bradford CityLGEC
1993/1994Wed 25 AugBradford City6 - 0DarlingtonLGEC
1993/1994Tue 17 AugDarlington1 - 5Bradford CityLGEC
1991/1992Tue 07 AprDarlington1 - 3Bradford CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 07 MarBradford City0 - 1DarlingtonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Bantams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The The Quakers 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 9 goals for the The Quakers, and 5 goals against.

Bradford City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches. Darlington are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 22 points from their 11 games.

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

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

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bantams of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Darlington, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Darlington 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.