FM Preview: York City v Grimsby Town 15 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the York City v Grimsby Town fixture

York City prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 26 previous games, with the Minstermen winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bootham Crescent was less than a year ago, in January 2011, the Minstermen carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 11 Jan York City 1-0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 17 Aug Grimsby Town 0 - 0 York City (Conference) Premier
2001/2002 Tue 15 Jan York City 1 - 0 Grimsby Town F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Grimsby Town 0 - 0 York City F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Fri 26 Dec York City 0 - 0 Grimsby Town League Division Two
1997/1998 Tue 09 Sep Grimsby Town 0 - 0 York City League Division Two
1990/1991 Tue 06 Nov Grimsby Town 1 - 3 York City (Associate Members)

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

Recent respective form guides

York City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Minstermen in those games, with 6 conceded.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Mighty Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

York City's total of 27 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Grimsby Town's 20 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
York City 6 3 2 1 16 9 11
Grimsby Town 6 3 1 2 15 11 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Minstermen to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here