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Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackpool v Milton Keynes Dons FC fixture

Milton Keynes travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Dons.

The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was amazingly over twenty years ago, in September 1982, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Fourth Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 DecMilton Keynes3 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1982/1983Sat 07 MayWimbledon5 - 0BlackpoolLGE2
1982/1983Sat 18 SepBlackpool1 - 1WimbledonLGE2
1979/1980Sat 12 JanWimbledon1 - 2BlackpoolLGE1
1979/1980Sat 01 SepBlackpool3 - 0WimbledonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Milton Keynes is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Dons have conceded 17 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Blackpool are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 27 matches. Milton Keynes are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 25 points from their 27 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes62136127

FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Bloomfield Road with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.