FootyMAD's Swindon Town match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Swindon Town fixture

Sheff. Wed. play host to Swindon Town at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 8 of the 12 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Wed. was more than a decade ago, in December 1993, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugSwindon Town2 - 3Sheff. Wed.LD2
1993/1994Mon 04 AprSwindon Town0 - 1Sheff. Wed.PREM
1993/1994Wed 29 DecSheff. Wed.3-3Swindon TownPREM
1990/1991Tue 19 FebSwindon Town2 - 1Sheff. Wed.DIV2
1990/1991Sat 17 NovSheff. Wed.2 - 1Swindon TownDIV2
1979/1980Sat 09 FebSwindon Town1 - 2Sheff. Wed.DIV3
1979/1980Sat 22 SepSheff. Wed.4 - 2Swindon TownDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Owls score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Robins have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 31 points from their 25 games played so far, Swindon Town's total of 37 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6141777
Swindon Town6303899

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Wed. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Swindon Town 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.