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History of the Crawley Town v Stafford Rangers fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Stafford Rangers at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 3 of the 6 previous games, with the Reds winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in August 2006, with Stafford Rgrs. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Reds in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprStafford Rgrs.0 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 26 AugCrawley Town1-2Stafford Rgrs.CONF
2003/2004Sat 28 FebStafford Rgrs.0 - 1Crawley TownSPL
2003/2004Sat 18 OctCrawley Town2 - 0Stafford Rgrs.SPL
2002/2003Sat 14 DecCrawley Town2 - 4Stafford Rgrs.SPL
2002/2003Sat 19 OctStafford Rgrs.2 - 1Crawley TownSPL
2001/2002Sat 10 NovStafford Rgrs.0 - 0Crawley TownSPL

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town 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 15 goals for the Reds, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Crawley Town, Stafford Rgrs. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crawley Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 27 points from their 16 games so far. Stafford Rgrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 7 points from their 16 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town63127410
Stafford Rgrs.6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Crawley Town fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Reds. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town 6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Stafford Rgrs. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.