FM Preview: Chesterfield v Shrewsbury Town 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Spireites have recorded 10 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Shrewsbury Tn. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Spireites in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 02 JanChesterfield0-1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 22 AugShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 14 FebShrewsbury Tn.2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Fri 14 NovChesterfield2 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 05 AprChesterfield4 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 13 OctShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3ChesterfieldLGE2
2001/2002Tue 16 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1ChesterfieldASSM

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Spireites, with 9 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Shrewsbury Tn. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Shrews have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 12 games giving them a return of 25 points. Shrewsbury Tn. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 21 points from 12 games.

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

Chesterfield may be coming up against a decent side in Shrewsbury Tn., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Spireites. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. Not won in previous 5 away matches.