FM Preview: East Stirlingshire v Clyde 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between East Stirlingshire and Clyde at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the East Stirlingshire v Clyde fixture
East Stirlingshire prepare to entertain Clyde at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 9 of the 21 previous games, with the Shire winning just 6.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 11 Feb||Clyde||3 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Dec||East Stirling||1-1||Clyde||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Clyde||7 - 1||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Tue 19 Apr||Clyde||2 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||East Stirling||2 - 0||Clyde||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Clyde||1 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||East Stirling||0 - 0||Clyde||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 14 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Clyde is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Bully Wee have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 32 games have yielded only 21 points.
Clyde see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 30 points from their 32 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
East Stirlingshire are not exactly setting the world alight at Ochilview Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Clyde in this game. Home Win
|East Stirlingshire||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Clyde||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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