FM Preview: Blackpool v Newcastle United 23 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackpool and Newcastle United at 15:00 on 23rd April 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Blackpool v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Blackpool||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 1||Blackpool||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 16 Sep||Blackpool||2-1||Newcastle Utd.||Championship|
|1987/1988||Wed 07 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 1||Blackpool||League Cup|
|1987/1988||Wed 23 Sep||Blackpool||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||League Cup|
|1972/1973||Wed 04 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 3||Blackpool||League Cup|
|1970/1971||Sat 03 Apr||Blackpool||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||First Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackpool's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Seasiders have scored 8, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.
Newcastle United's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Magpies have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Blackpool are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 33 points from their 33 games thus far.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 40 from their 33 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Magpies 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 Blackpool. Away win
|Blackpool||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Newcastle United||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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