FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Hartlepool United 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Hartlepool United fixture

Sheffield Wednesday prepare to entertain Hartlepool United at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Owls.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Sheffield Wednesday running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Hartlepool U. 0 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Sheff. Wed. 2-0 Hartlepool U. League One
2010/2011 Wed 10 Nov Sheff. Wed. 4 - 1 Hartlepool U. (Associate Members)
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Hartlepool U. 0 - 5 Sheff. Wed. League One
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Sheff. Wed. 2 - 1 Hartlepool U. League Cup
2004/2005 Sun 29 May Sheff. Wed. 4 - 2 Hartlepool U. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
2004/2005 Fri 15 Apr Hartlepool U. 3 - 0 Sheff. Wed. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Owls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Hartlepool United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 25 games.

Hartlepool United see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield Wednesday 6 3 1 2 10 8 10
Hartlepool United 6 2 1 3 5 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheffield Wednesday may be coming up against a decent side in Hartlepool United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Owls. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield Wednesday 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Hartlepool United Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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