FM Preview: Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle 24 Mar 2012

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Last updated : 23 March 2012

Footymad preview History of the Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Plymouth Argyle travel to take on Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pilgrims will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 16 occasions, and draw 7, from the 25 games played.

The last time the two teams met at Northampton Town was back in November 2003, over five years ago, as the Cobblers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Plymouth Arg. 4 - 1 Northampton League Two
2003/2004 Sat 08 Nov Northampton 3-2 Plymouth Arg. F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Sat 26 Apr Northampton 2 - 2 Plymouth Arg. League Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 05 Oct Plymouth Arg. 0 - 0 Northampton League Division Two
1999/2000 Sat 01 Apr Plymouth Arg. 2 - 1 Northampton League Division Three
1999/2000 Fri 17 Dec Northampton 1 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 18 Apr Plymouth Arg. 1 - 3 Northampton League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 9 conceded.

Plymouth Argyle have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Pilgrims's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Northampton Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 37 matches.

Plymouth Argyle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 4 1 1 11 7 13
Plymouth Argyle 6 2 2 2 5 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Plymouth Argyle have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Northampton Town may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Plymouth Argyle No sequences of note

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Plymouth Argyle Match Reports

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