Bradford City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Bantams have recorded 11 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Valiants in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Bradford City||2 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Bradford City||1 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Port Vale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Sep||Bradford City||0 - 2||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 13 Apr||Port Vale||1 - 1||Bradford City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Tue 29 Sep||Bradford City||4 - 0||Port Vale||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Bantams have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Port Vale's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Bradford City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 31 points from their 26 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Valiants, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Port Vale||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Bradford City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.