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History of the Crawley Town v York City fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain York City at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Reds are clearly on top, beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in August 2008, with York City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Reds in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 05 SepYork City2 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sun 23 NovYork City2 - 2Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 09 AugCrawley Town0-1York CityCONF
2007/2008Sat 05 AprCrawley Town6 - 1York CityCONF
2007/2008Sat 01 DecYork City1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 06 JanYork City5 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 09 SepCrawley Town3 - 0York CityCONF

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

York City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Minstermen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Crawley Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far, York City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 28 from their 17 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town6123475
York City6231989

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
York City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.