FM Preview: Stirling Albion v Dunfermline Athletic 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stirling Albion v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Stirling Alb. prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Binos have recorded 14 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Forthbank Stadium was earlier this season, where Dunfermline A. annihilated the Binos 1-5 in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctDunfermline A.3 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD1
2010/2011Sat 28 AugStirling Alb.1-5Dunfermline A.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 26 JulDunfermline A.3 - 0Stirling Alb.SCC
2007/2008Tue 25 MarStirling Alb.2 - 3Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 29 DecDunfermline A.2 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 27 OctStirling Alb.3 - 0Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 25 AugDunfermline A.2 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Binos have scored 7, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Dunfermline A.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pars's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Stirling Alb. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 16 games have yielded only 12 points. Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 34 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.60065250
Dunfermline A.62311379

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Forthbank Stadium for the Binos and the Madmen are unable to see past Dunfermline A. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 7 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Dunfermline A. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.