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History of the Norwich City v Stoke City fixture

Norwich City prepare to entertain Stoke City at on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Canaries have recorded 9 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at was two seasons ago, in March 2004, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 29 AugStoke City3 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 MarNorwich City1-0Stoke CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 SepStoke City1 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 FebNorwich City2 - 2Stoke CityCHMP
2002/2003Mon 26 AugStoke City1 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 18 AprStoke City2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 20 DecNorwich City0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Canaries's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Potters have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City's 46 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Stoke City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 34 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City62138117
Stoke City6222468

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Canaries to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Stoke City Not won in previous 5 away matches.