FM Preview: Bury v Sheffield Wednesday 16 Aug 2011

Last updated : 15 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheffield Wednesday travel to take on Bury at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, The Owls have recorded 10 wins, and Bury have come away with 17 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bury was back in August 2001, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 10 Aug Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Bury League Cup
2001/2002 Tue 21 Aug Bury 1-3 Sheff. Wed. League Cup
1979/1980 Sat 12 Apr Bury 1 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Third Division
1979/1980 Tue 05 Feb Sheff. Wed. 5 - 1 Bury Third Division
1978/1979 Tue 01 May Bury 0 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Third Division
1978/1979 Tue 26 Sep Sheff. Wed. 0 - 0 Bury Third Division
1977/1978 Sat 28 Jan Sheff. Wed. 3 - 2 Bury Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Bury are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Sheffield Wednesday is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. The Owls have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bury are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 1 points from their 2 games thus far.

Sheffield Wednesday's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 2 2 2 11 12 8
Sheffield Wednesday 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Sheffield Wednesday on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Bury. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury 12 games since last home draw.
Sheffield Wednesday Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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