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History of the Notts. County v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Notts. County at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 3 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Magpies in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 19 AugChesterfield2 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Sat 31 JanNotts. County0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 25 OctChesterfield3 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 MayChesterfield1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 29 SepNotts. County1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2003/2004Sat 20 MarNotts. County1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2003/2004Sat 13 SepChesterfield0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Spireites's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Notts. County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 37 points from their 22 games so far. Chesterfield's total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Chesterfield Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.