FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Sheffield United 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Hartlepool United take on Sheffield United in a League One match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Hartlepool United v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Victoria Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in an League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Hartlepool U.||League One|
|2011/2012||Tue 09 Aug||Hartlepool U.||1-1||Sheff. Utd.||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Wed 11 Aug||Hartlepool U.||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||League Cup|
|1992/1993||Sat 23 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||F.A. Cup|
|1988/1989||Tue 06 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Hartlepool U.||League Cup|
|1988/1989||Tue 30 Aug||Hartlepool U.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||League Cup|
|1981/1982||Sat 06 Mar||Hartlepool U.||2 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||Fourth Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Pools in those games, with 2 conceded.
The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Blades, and 7 goals against.
Hartlepool United's 50 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 76 points from the 39 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hartlepool United. Away win
|Hartlepool United||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
|Sheffield United||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.
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