FootyMAD's Stockport County match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stockport County v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alex. travel to take on Stockport County at Edgeley Park on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Railwaymen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 34 and win only 15 of the 65 games.

The last time the two teams met at Stockport Co. was back in October 2002, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovCrewe Alex.0 - 3Stockport Co.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 29 MarCrewe Alex.1 - 0Stockport Co.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 12 OctStockport Co.1 - 4Crewe Alex.LGE1
2001/2002Sat 01 DecStockport Co.0 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2001/2002Wed 24 OctCrewe Alex.0 - 0Stockport Co.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 21 AprStockport Co.3 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 27 JanCrewe Alex.0 - 1Stockport Co.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Stockport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Railwaymen, and 8 goals against.

Stockport Co. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 57 points from their 44 games played so far, Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 46 points from their 44 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stockport Co.60151101
Crewe Alex.6042464

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for The Railwaymen could well see them head back from Edgeley Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stockport Co. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.