FootyMAD's Darlington match preview

Last updated : 01 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Darlington v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Darlington at Darlington Football Stadium on Friday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2005, with Notts. County inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Quakers in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 12 FebDarlington1 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctNotts. County1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
1997/1998Sat 14 FebDarlington0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 OctNotts. County1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
1997/1998Tue 26 AugNotts. County2 - 1DarlingtonLGEC
1997/1998Tue 12 AugDarlington1 - 1Notts. CountyLGEC
1988/1989Sat 19 NovDarlington1 - 2Notts. CountyFAC

Recent respective form guides

Darlington have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. The The Quakers have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Magpies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Darlington are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 11 points from their 6 games. Notts. County are leading the way in the Coca Cola League Two, with their 6 games giving them a return of 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County641110713

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Magpies, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Darlington13 games since last home draw.
Notts. CountyLast drawn game 4 outings ago.