FM Preview: Preston North End v Sheffield United 16 Apr 2011

Last updated : 15 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the Preston North End v Sheffield United fixture

Sheffield United face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, The Blades have recorded 9 wins, and Preston North End have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2010, the North End carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Preston N.E. Championship
2009/2010 Tue 09 Feb Preston N.E. 2 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Preston N.E. Championship
2008/2009 Mon 11 May Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Preston N.E. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2008/2009 Fri 08 May Preston N.E. 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Preston N.E. 0 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Preston N.E. Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Preston North End have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While North End have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Sheffield United is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Blades have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Preston North End are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 36 points from their 41 games thus far.

Sheffield United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 41 games have yielded only 35 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Preston North End 6 3 2 1 10 6 11
Sheffield United 6 2 0 4 5 11 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Blades out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Preston North End. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Preston North End 5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheffield United Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

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