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
|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|
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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
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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
|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.
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