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Last updated : 30 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Villans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 43 and win only 14 of the 70 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 27 AugAston Villa2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 11 FebAston Villa1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 03 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 02 AprNewcastle Utd.0 - 3Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 28 AugAston Villa4 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 18 AprAston Villa0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 01 NovNewcastle Utd.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Magpies's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Aston Villa is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Villans have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 30 points from their 24 games played so far, Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 24 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.613210166
Aston Villa6114694

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aston Villa Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.