FM Preview: Darlington v York City 23 Apr 2011

Footymad preview History of the Darlington v York City fixture

York City face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Minstermen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Darlington 0-2 York City F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Mon 27 Sep York City 0 - 0 Darlington (Conference) Premier
2003/2004 Sat 06 Dec Darlington 3 - 0 York City League Division Three
2003/2004 Tue 16 Sep York City 1 - 1 Darlington League Division Three
2002/2003 Tue 04 Mar Darlington 2 - 1 York City League Division Three
2002/2003 Tue 17 Sep York City 1 - 0 Darlington League Division Three
2001/2002 Sat 16 Mar York City 2 - 0 Darlington League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Darlington have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Quakers, with 5 goals against.

York City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Darlington find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 64 points they have accumulated from 43 games.

York City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 69 from their 43 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Darlington 6 3 0 3 9 8 9
York City 6 3 2 1 7 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for York City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Darlington. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Darlington Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
York City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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