FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 03 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hartlepool United v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Tykes have winning 57.89% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2003, with Barnsley inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pool in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 07 FebBarnsley2 - 2Hartlepool U.LGE1
2003/2004Fri 26 DecHartlepool U.1 - 2BarnsleyLGE1
1979/1980Sat 24 NovBarnsley5 - 2Hartlepool U.FAC
1978/1979Thu 12 AprBarnsley1 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
1978/1979Sat 23 DecHartlepool U.1 - 1BarnsleyLGE2
1977/1978Fri 24 MarHartlepool U.1 - 2BarnsleyLGE2
1977/1978Sat 29 OctBarnsley3 - 2Hartlepool U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool 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, 9 to 8.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hartlepool U.'s 10 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 6 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hartlepool U. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Barnsley An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.