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 43 games played, Bantams have recorded 12 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in January 2007, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Valiants in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale 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, 9 to 7.
The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bantams have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Port Vale's total of 7 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 9 points from 4 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bradford City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Vale Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|Port Vale||No sequences of note|
|Bradford City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.