Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 36 wins out of 54 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Newcastle Utd. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||3-1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 24 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 27 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 31 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 22 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far, Bolton Wdrs. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 14 points from their 7 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Magpies go into their game against Bolton Wdrs. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Newcastle Utd.||No sequences of note|
|Bolton Wdrs.||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.