History of the York City v Bristol Rovers fixture
Bristol Rovers travel to take on York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Pirates have recorded 6 wins, and York City have come away with 9 victories.
The last time the two teams met at York City was back in September 2003, over five years ago, the Minstermen carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 0||York City||League Division Three|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||York City||2-1||Bristol Rvs.||League Division Three|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 1||York City||League Division Three|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||York City||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||League Division Three|
|2001/2002||Tue 16 Apr||York City||3 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||League Division Three|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 2||York City||League Division Three|
|1998/1999||Sat 06 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||York City||League Division Two|
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Recent respective form guides
York City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Minstermen have scored 5, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Bristol Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Pirates have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
York City see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 27 points from their 21 games played so far,
Bristol Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 18 points from their 21 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Minstermen, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|York City||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Bristol Rovers||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
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