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History of the Chesterfield v Blackpool fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Blackpool at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Spireites have recorded 16 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in November 2004, the Spireites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 AugBlackpool1 - 3ChesterfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 23 AprBlackpool1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 06 NovChesterfield1-0BlackpoolLGE1
2003/2004Sat 24 AprChesterfield1 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2003/2004Sat 15 NovBlackpool1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 03 MayBlackpool1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 28 SepChesterfield1 - 0BlackpoolLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Spireites, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Blackpool are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 31 points from 18 games. Blackpool are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League One with a return of just 19 points from their 18 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Chesterfield fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Spireites. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Blackpool Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.