FM Preview: York City v Grimsby Town 11 Jan 2011

Last updated : 10 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the York City v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town travel to take on York City at Bootham Crescent on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 25 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The last time the two teams met at York City was back in January 2002, over five years ago, the Minstermen carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 17 AugGrimsby Town0 - 0York CityCONF
2001/2002Tue 15 JanYork City1 - 0Grimsby TownFAC
2001/2002Sat 05 JanGrimsby Town0 - 0York CityFAC
1997/1998Fri 26 DecYork City0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE1
1997/1998Tue 09 SepGrimsby Town0 - 0York CityLGE1
1990/1991Tue 06 NovGrimsby Town1 - 3York CityASSM
1989/1990Sat 03 FebGrimsby Town3 - 0York CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

York City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These games have seen the Minstermen score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 7 goals against.

York City see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far, Grimsby Town's 35 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
York City63127310
Grimsby Town641120613

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Mighty Mariners has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to York City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
York City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Grimsby Town 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.