FM Preview: York City v Accrington Stanley 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the York City v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley travel to take on York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Reds have recorded 7 wins, and York City have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at York City was back in March 2006, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Conference match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 23 Oct Accrington S. 0 - 1 York City League Two
2005/2006 Sat 25 Mar York City 2-4 Accrington S. Conference
2005/2006 Sat 29 Oct Accrington S. 2 - 1 York City Conference
2004/2005 Mon 28 Mar Accrington S. 2 - 2 York City Conference
2004/2005 Tue 31 Aug York City 0 - 1 Accrington S. Conference
1960/1961 Wed 19 Apr Accrington S. 2 - 0 York City Fourth Division
1960/1961 Sat 31 Dec York City 1 - 0 Accrington S. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

York City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Minstermen have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Accrington Stanley's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Reds have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

York City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 45 points from their 42 games thus far.

Accrington Stanley are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 47 from their 42 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
York City 6 1 2 3 5 7 5
Accrington Stanley 6 3 1 2 11 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for 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 York City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City No sequences of note
Accrington Stanley 7 games since last away draw.

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