FM Preview: Darlington v Newport County 14 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th August 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Darlington and Newport County at 15:00 on Saturday, 14th August 2010 in the (Conference) Premier.
Darlington play host to Newport County at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Quakers are clearly on top, winning 55.00% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Darlington was amazingly over twenty years ago, in May 1988, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Fourth Division match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1987/1988||Mon 02 May||Darlington||0-2||Newport Co.||LGE2|
|1987/1988||Tue 12 Jan||Newport Co.||2 - 1||Darlington||LGE2|
|1986/1987||Tue 14 Apr||Newport Co.||3 - 0||Darlington||LGE1|
|1986/1987||Tue 16 Sep||Darlington||1 - 3||Newport Co.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 26 Apr||Newport Co.||3 - 0||Darlington||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Tue 18 Mar||Darlington||3 - 2||Newport Co.||LGE1|
|1979/1980||Sat 19 Apr||Darlington||1 - 1||Newport Co.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Darlington's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Quakers have conceded a disappointing 12 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.
Newport Co.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Exiles, and 1 goals against.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the The Quakers at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Exiles come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Darlington||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 11 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Newport Co.||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.