FM Preview: Swindon Town v Port Vale 28 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 27 April 2012

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Port Vale fixture

Swindon Town play host to Port Vale at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 8 of the 35 games.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was just over four years ago, in April 2008, with Swindon Town annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Port Vale 0 - 2 Swindon Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 19 Apr Swindon Town 6-0 Port Vale League One
2007/2008 Sat 27 Oct Port Vale 2 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Sat 19 Nov Port Vale 1 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Sat 08 Oct Swindon Town 1 - 2 Port Vale League One
2004/2005 Wed 23 Feb Swindon Town 1 - 0 Port Vale League One
2004/2005 Tue 19 Oct Port Vale 1 - 0 Swindon Town League One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Robins have scored 9 and conceded 0 during this period.

In complete contrast to Swindon Town, Port Vale are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Valiants's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 44 games giving them a return of 89 points.

Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 56 points from their 44 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 4 0 2 7 5 12
Port Vale 6 3 1 2 4 3 10

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town may be coming up against a decent side in Port Vale, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Robins. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Unbeaten in the last 24 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Port Vale Not won in previous 2 away matches.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Swindon Town Match Reports

Sky Bet League Two Sat 17th February 15:00

Swindon Town 3 - 2 Port Vale

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