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History of the Darlington v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Monday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 11 of the 26 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the The Quakers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a (Associate Members) match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Fri 26 DecBury2 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2008/2009Tue 04 NovDarlington1 - 0BuryASSM
2007/2008Sat 23 FebBury1 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 JanDarlington3 - 0BuryLGE2
2006/2007Tue 16 JanBury1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2006/2007Tue 12 SepDarlington1 - 0BuryLGE2
2005/2006Sat 22 AprDarlington2 - 3BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Darlington have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bury have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Darlington see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 55 points from their 42 games played so far, Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 70 points from the 42 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Shakers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Darlington. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Darlington Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bury Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.