FM Preview: Aldershot Town v Swindon Town 17 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Aldershot Town v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town pack their bags to visit Aldershot Town at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 29 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The previous match played between the two at Recreation Ground was more than three years back, in September 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Swindon Town 2 - 0 Aldershot Tn. League Two
2008/2009 Tue 02 Sep Aldershot Tn. 2-2 Swindon Town (Associate Members)
1986/1987 Tue 10 Mar Swindon Town 2 - 3 Aldershot Tn. (Associate Members)
1985/1986 Tue 22 Apr Aldershot Tn. 2 - 4 Swindon Town Fourth Division
1985/1986 Mon 31 Mar Swindon Town 4 - 1 Aldershot Tn. Fourth Division
1984/1985 Sat 20 Apr Aldershot Tn. 0 - 1 Swindon Town Fourth Division
1984/1985 Sat 24 Nov Swindon Town 2 - 1 Aldershot Tn. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Aldershot Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Shots in those games, with 4 conceded.

Swindon Town's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Robins, and 0 goals against.

Aldershot Town's 58 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 42 games giving them a return of 89 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aldershot Town 6 2 2 2 5 5 8
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 5 2 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Robins have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Recreation Ground with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aldershot Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Swindon Town 10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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