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History of the Hereford United v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale travel to take on Hereford United at Edgar Street on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Dale have recorded 3 wins, and Hereford Utd. have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hereford Utd. was more than a decade ago, in September 1996, with Hereford Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 02 SepRochdale1 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2
1996/1997Tue 18 FebRochdale0 - 0Hereford Utd.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 21 SepHereford Utd.3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1995/1996Sat 04 MayHereford Utd.2 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1995/1996Sat 18 NovRochdale0 - 0Hereford Utd.LGE2
1994/1995Sat 25 MarHereford Utd.0 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1994/1995Sat 03 SepRochdale1 - 3Hereford Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hereford United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Dale, and 4 goals against.

Hereford Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 47 points from their 33 games so far. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 32 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hereford Utd.6312111010

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hereford Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hereford Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rochdale Undefeated in last 4 away games.
5 games since last defeat.