FootyMAD's Bradford City match preview

Last updated : 06 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Bradford City fixture

Lincoln City play host to Bradford City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 36 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 16 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was back in August 1998, over five years ago, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Tue 18 AugLincoln City0-1Bradford CityLGEC
1998/1999Tue 11 AugBradford City1 - 1Lincoln CityLGEC
1984/1985Sat 11 MayBradford City0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE1
1984/1985Sat 22 DecLincoln City1 - 2Bradford CityLGE1
1983/1984Mon 07 MayBradford City0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE1
1983/1984Sat 31 DecLincoln City2 - 3Bradford CityLGE1
1982/1983Sat 12 MarBradford City1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Red Imps have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Bantams have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 6 points from their 4 games so far. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 4 points from their 4 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City62049156
Bradford City61146124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City are not exactly setting the world alight at Sincil Bank Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Bradford City in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.