FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Bradford City 23 Apr 2011

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Last updated : 22 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Bradford City fixture

Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Bradford City at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 21 previous games, with the The Reds winning just 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in February 2010, with Accrington Stanley running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Bradford City 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Accrington S. 2-0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Bradford City 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Bradford City 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 11 Oct Accrington S. 2 - 3 Bradford City League Two
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Accrington S. 0 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2007/2008 Tue 02 Oct Bradford City 0 - 3 Accrington S. League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Reds have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bantams have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 65 points from their 42 games so far.

Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 42 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 3 3 0 13 5 12
Bradford City 6 1 1 4 4 12 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Reds's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bradford City 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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Accrington Stanley Match Reports


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