FootyMAD's Telford United match preview

Last updated : 11 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Morecambe v Telford United fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Telford United at Christie Park on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimps are clearly on top, beating their opponents 5 times from 8 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Christie Park was just last season, in September 2002, the Shrimps carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Mon 25 AugTelford Utd.2 - 1MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Sat 08 MarTelford Utd.0 - 3MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Tue 24 SepMorecambe1-0Telford Utd.CONF
2001/2002Wed 03 AprTelford Utd.4 - 1MorecambeCONF
2001/2002Mon 27 AugMorecambe2 - 1Telford Utd.CONF
2000/2001Tue 01 MayTelford Utd.2 - 0MorecambeCONF
2000/2001Sat 23 SepMorecambe0 - 0Telford Utd.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 9 conceded.

Telford Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bucks's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 62 points from their 39 games so far. Telford Utd.'s 52 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Its a close one to call, but I think that Shrimps's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Telford Utd.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Telford Utd. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.