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History of the Hartlepool United v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Friday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2007/2008Sat 22 DecSwindon Town2 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepHartlepool U.1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2006/2007Sat 03 FebSwindon Town0 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 05 AugHartlepool U.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 08 AprSwindon Town1 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE1
2005/2006Mon 02 JanHartlepool U.1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Sat 02 AprHartlepool U.3 - 0Swindon TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Pools in those games, with 9 conceded.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Robins's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hartlepool U.'s 10 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Swindon Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 8 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.61149134
Swindon Town61328106

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Swindon Town only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Victoria Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Swindon Town Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.