FM Preview: York City v Newport County 14 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the York City v Newport County fixture

York City prepare to entertain Newport County at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Minstermen have tasted victory on 14 of the 17 occasions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bootham Crescent was just last season, in April 2011, the Minstermen carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 03 Apr Newport Co. 2 - 1 York City (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr York City 2-1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Oct Newport Co. 4 - 0 York City (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 26 Jan York City 1 - 0 Newport Co. Trophy
2009/2010 Wed 20 Jan Newport Co. 0 - 0 York City Trophy
1986/1987 Sat 11 Apr York City 3 - 0 Newport Co. Third Division
1986/1987 Tue 04 Nov Newport Co. 1 - 1 York City Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

York City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Newport County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Exiles's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

York City's total of 73 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Newport County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 42 points from 41 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
York City 6 3 0 3 7 6 9
Newport County 6 2 2 2 6 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

York City are not exactly setting the world alight at Bootham Crescent at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Newport County in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Newport County Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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