FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Shrewsbury Town v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington S. travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday evening,

The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury Tn. was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1959, with Shrewsbury Tn. annihilating their visitors 5 - 0 in a Third Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugAccrington S.0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.CONF
1959/1960Mon 31 AugShrewsbury Tn.5 - 0Accrington S.DIV3
1959/1960Mon 24 AugAccrington S.2 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.DIV3
1950/1951Sat 24 FebAccrington S.2 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.D3N
1950/1951Sat 07 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Accrington S.D3N

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Shrews have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Shrewsbury Tn., Accrington S. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Reds have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 46 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide Conference. Accrington S.'s 40 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.64119613
Accrington S.6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrews, as the Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Accrington S. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.