FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Macclesfield Town v Port Vale fixture

Port Vale travel to take on Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Valiants won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Macclesfield and Port Vale at was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1984, with Port Vale inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Silkmen in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Fri 28 NovPort Vale1 - 3MacclesfieldFAC
2008/2009Sat 20 SepPort Vale1 - 4MacclesfieldLGE2
1987/1988Sun 10 JanPort Vale1 - 0MacclesfieldFAC
1984/1985Sat 17 NovMacclesfield1 - 2Port ValeFAC

Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Silkmen have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Port Vale have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Valiants have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Macclesfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 27 points from their 23 games played so far, Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 26 points from their 23 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Port Vale on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Macclesfield. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Macclesfield 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Port Vale Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.