FM Preview: Northampton Town v Accrington Stanley 06 Aug 2011

Last updated : 05 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Northampton Town v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the The Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in August 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Accrington S. 3 - 1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Northampton 0-0 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 09 Feb Northampton 4 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Accrington S. 0 - 3 Northampton League Two
1960/1961 Tue 25 Apr Northampton 2 - 1 Accrington S. Fourth Division
1960/1961 Mon 03 Oct Accrington S. 3 - 2 Northampton Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cobblers's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Accrington Stanley's away form is none too clever either, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 2 3 1 12 11 9
Accrington Stanley 6 2 2 2 7 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Reds 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 Northampton Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Accrington Stanley Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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