FM Preview: York City v Aldershot Town 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the York City v Aldershot Town fixture

Aldershot Town travel to take on York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Shots will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 6 of the 26 games.

The last time the two teams met at York City was just over four years ago, in January 2008, with York City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Aldershot Tn. 0 - 2 York City League Two
2007/2008 Sat 26 Jan York City 2-0 Aldershot Tn. (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Tue 18 Sep Aldershot Tn. 2 - 0 York City (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Sat 10 Mar Aldershot Tn. 0 - 2 York City Conference
2006/2007 Fri 06 Oct York City 1 - 0 Aldershot Tn. Conference
2005/2006 Sun 12 Feb York City 3 - 2 Aldershot Tn. Conference
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Aldershot Tn. 2 - 1 York City Conference

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Recent respective form guides

York City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Aldershot Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Shots's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

York City see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 35 points from their 27 games played so far,

Aldershot Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
York City 6 2 2 2 9 7 8
Aldershot Town 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Shots's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with York City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aldershot Town Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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