FM Preview: Stockport County v Newport County 23 Mar 2013

Last updated : 22 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Stockport County v Newport County fixture

Newport County face a trip to Stockport County at Edgeley Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Exiles have recorded 2 wins, and Stockport County have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Edgeley Park was just last season, in February 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Sep Newport Co. 0 - 0 Stockport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Stockport Co. 2 - 2 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 20 Sep Newport Co. 1 - 1 Stockport Co. (Conference) Premier
1987/1988 Fri 29 Jan Stockport Co. 5 - 1 Newport Co. Fourth Division
1987/1988 Mon 31 Aug Newport Co. 1 - 2 Stockport Co. Fourth Division
1979/1980 Sat 29 Mar Newport Co. 3 - 1 Stockport Co. Fourth Division
1979/1980 Sat 17 Nov Stockport Co. 0 - 5 Newport Co. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Stockport County's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Hatters's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Newport County however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Exiles pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Stockport County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 42 points from 39 matches.

Newport County's total of 66 points from their 35 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
Stockport County 6 1 1 4 5 10 4
Newport County 6 4 1 1 11 7 13

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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 Stockport County. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stockport County Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Newport County Undefeated in last 6 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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