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Last updated : 21 November 2009 By The Seasider
History of the Reading v Blackpool fixture

Blackpool face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Seasiders have recorded 2 wins, and Reading have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2008, the Royals carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Mon 13 AprBlackpool2 - 2ReadingCHMP
2008/2009Tue 09 DecReading1 - 0BlackpoolCHMP
2001/2002Sat 19 JanReading3 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2001/2002Sat 11 AugBlackpool0 - 2ReadingLGE1
1999/2000Tue 08 FebBlackpool0 - 2ReadingLGE1
1999/2000Sat 08 JanReading1 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1998/1999Sat 10 AprBlackpool2 - 0ReadingLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Reading need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. Royals have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Blackpool's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 14 points from their 16 games thus far. Blackpool's total of 27 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

Sequence statistics:
ReadingFailed to win in previous 8 home matches.
BlackpoolPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.