FM Preview: Southport v Newport County 26 Mar 2013

Last updated : 25 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southport v Newport County fixture

Newport County face a trip to Southport at Haig Avenue on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Exiles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 3 of the 14 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Haig Avenue was just last season, in March 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Newport Co. 2 - 1 Southport (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Southport 1-1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Newport Co. 0 - 3 Southport (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Southport 2 - 1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Newport Co. 2 - 0 Southport (Conference) Premier
1977/1978 Sat 15 Apr Newport Co. 1 - 1 Southport Fourth Division
1977/1978 Sat 19 Nov Southport 3 - 3 Newport Co. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Southport have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Newport County however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Exiles, and 8 goals against.

Southport find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 39 matches.

Newport County's total of 66 points from their 36 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
Southport 6 1 0 5 6 13 3
Newport County 6 3 1 2 8 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Newport County are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Southport. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southport Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Newport County Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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