FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Gillingham v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium 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 taste defeat on 9 occassions, and draw 4, from the 14 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, the The Gills carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugBradford City0 - 1GillinghamLD1
2002/2003Mon 21 AprGillingham1 - 0Bradford CityLD1
2002/2003Sat 07 DecBradford City1 - 3GillinghamLD1
2001/2002Sat 23 FebGillingham0 - 4Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Fri 14 SepBradford City5 - 1GillinghamLD1
1999/2000Tue 11 JanGillingham3 - 1Bradford CityFAC
1984/1985Sat 02 MarBradford City1 - 1GillinghamDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Gills's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Bantams have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 27 matches. Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 23 points from their 29 games thus far.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Gills, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham 15 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bradford City 6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.