History of the Oldham Athletic v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, The Blades have recorded 9 wins, and Oldham Athletic have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boundary Park was just last season, in August 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 13 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Oldham Ath.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 3||Oldham Ath.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Oldham Ath.||0-2||Sheff. Utd.||League One|
|1996/1997||Sat 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Oldham Ath.||League Division One|
|1996/1997||Sat 07 Sep||Oldham Ath.||0 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||League Division One|
|1995/1996||Sat 03 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Oldham Ath.||League Division One|
|1995/1996||Sat 26 Aug||Oldham Ath.||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Oldham Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Blades, and 7 goals against.
Oldham Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 33 matches.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 61 points from the 34 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Oldham Athletic. Away win
|Oldham Athletic||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Sheffield United||3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.
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