FM Preview: Grimsby Town v York City 11 Feb 2012

Last updated : 10 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Grimsby Town v York City fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain York City at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 3 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in August 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct York City 2 - 1 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 11 Jan York City 1 - 0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 17 Aug Grimsby Town 0-0 York City (Conference) Premier
2001/2002 Tue 15 Jan York City 1 - 0 Grimsby Town F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Grimsby Town 0 - 0 York City F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Fri 26 Dec York City 0 - 0 Grimsby Town League Division Two
1997/1998 Tue 09 Sep Grimsby Town 0 - 0 York City League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Mighty Mariners have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 7.

York City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Minstermen pummel 15 goals, and let in 6.

Grimsby Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 51 points from their 31 games so far.

York City's total of 54 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Grimsby Town 6 5 1 0 20 4 16
York City 6 3 3 0 16 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mighty Mariners are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Grimsby Town Won 5 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
York City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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