Derby County travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 29 games.
The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was amazingly over twenty years ago, in February 1986, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Seasiders in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Derby County||2 - 2||Blackpool||LGEC|
|1985/1986||Sat 01 Feb||Blackpool||0 - 1||Derby County||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 07 Sep||Derby County||1 - 2||Blackpool||LGE1|
|1976/1977||Wed 19 Jan||Derby County||3 - 2||Blackpool||FAC|
|1976/1977||Sat 08 Jan||Blackpool||0 - 0||Derby County||FAC|
|1970/1971||Sat 20 Feb||Blackpool||0 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|1970/1971||Sat 21 Nov||Derby County||2 - 0||Blackpool||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackpool have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
The away form of Derby County however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Rams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 11 matches. Derby County's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Bloomfield Road with an easy victory. Away win
|Blackpool||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Derby County||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.