History of the Morecambe v Northampton Town fixture
Morecambe prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Globe Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Shrimps have lost both.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Globe Arena was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Northampton Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Shrimps in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Northampton||0 - 2||Morecambe||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Morecambe||1-2||Northampton||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Feb||Northampton||3 - 3||Morecambe||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Northampton||2 - 0||Morecambe||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Morecambe||2 - 4||Northampton||League Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Shrimps's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of Northampton Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Cobblers have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Morecambe's 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Northampton Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 18 points from their 24 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Shrimps to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Morecambe||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
|Northampton Town||Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 14 most recent games.
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