FM Preview: Bradford City v Swindon Town 05 May 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town travel to take on Bradford City at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Robins have recorded 2 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in February 2006, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Swindon Town 0 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2005/2006 Sat 11 Feb Bradford City 1-1 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Swindon Town 2 - 3 Bradford City League One
2004/2005 Mon 03 Jan Bradford City 1 - 2 Swindon Town League One
2004/2005 Sat 25 Sep Swindon Town 1 - 0 Bradford City League One
1998/1999 Sat 12 Dec Swindon Town 1 - 4 Bradford City League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 14 Nov Bradford City 3 - 0 Swindon Town League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 6 conceded.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 49 points from their 45 matches.

Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 45 games giving them a return of 92 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 3 0 3 7 6 9
Swindon Town 6 4 0 2 10 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Robins out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bradford City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Swindon Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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