FM Preview: Oldham Athletic v Sheffield United 06 Aug 2011

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Last updated : 05 August 2011

Footymad preview History of the Oldham Athletic v Sheffield United fixture

Sheffield United travel to take on 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 8 wins, and Oldham Athletic have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Oldham Athletic was more than a decade ago, in September 1996, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1994/1995 Sat 25 Feb Oldham Ath. 3 - 3 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
1994/1995 Sat 01 Oct Sheff. Utd. 2 - 0 Oldham Ath. League Division One
1993/1994 Tue 03 May Oldham Ath. 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Latics have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Sheffield United is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oldham Athletic 6 1 3 2 5 6 6
Sheffield United 6 2 1 3 9 15 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oldham Athletic Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Sheffield United 10 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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