FM Preview: Rochdale v York City 01 Dec 2012

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Last updated : 30 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v York City fixture

Rochdale play host to York City at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 56 games played, Dale have recorded 26 wins, and York City have come away with 22 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was back in December 2003, over five years ago, with York City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dale in a League Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Rochdale 1-2 York City League Division Three
2003/2004 Sat 06 Sep York City 1 - 2 Rochdale League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 12 Apr York City 2 - 2 Rochdale League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 23 Nov Rochdale 0 - 1 York City League Division Three
2001/2002 Tue 05 Feb Rochdale 5 - 4 York City League Division Three
2001/2002 Tue 22 Jan York City 0 - 0 Rochdale League Division Three
2000/2001 Tue 20 Feb Rochdale 0 - 1 York City League Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

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 9 goals for and 7 against.

Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 30 points from their 19 games so far.

York City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 19 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 2 2 2 8 9 8
York City 6 0 3 3 7 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
York City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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

Rochdale Match Reports

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