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History of the Bradford City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Bradford City at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Forest have recorded 5 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 05 AugNottm. Forest1 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 06 MayBradford City1 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 29 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
2003/2004Sat 28 FebNottm. Forest2 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 25 OctBradford City1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 DecBradford City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 16 NovNottm. Forest3 - 0Bradford CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Nottm. Forest's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 30 games played so far, Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 52 points from 29 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6132686
Nottm. Forest6213397

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Forest out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bradford City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.