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History of the Darlington v Torquay United fixture

Torquay Utd. face a trip to Darlington at 96.6 TFM Darlington Arena on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Gulls have recorded 12 wins, and Darlington have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 MarDarlington1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 20 SepTorquay Utd.2 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanTorquay Utd.3 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2002/2003Sat 28 DecDarlington1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebDarlington1 - 3Torquay Utd.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 15 SepTorquay Utd.2 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2000/2001Tue 24 AprTorquay Utd.2 - 1DarlingtonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Darlington are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Quakers in those games, with 4 conceded.

Torquay Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Gulls have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Darlington's 31 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 24 matches.

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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 The Quakers, as the Gulls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Darlington Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Torquay Utd. 8 games since last defeat.