History of the Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 38 and win only 14 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2010, with Blackburn Rovers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Magpies in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1-2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Blackburn R.||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Blackburn R.||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.
Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle United's total of 9 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Newcastle United||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Blackburn Rovers||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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