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Griffin Park (ATT 6,893) 8th May 2010 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D McDermidd

Brentford Brentford vs Hartlepool United Hartlepool

Pools preserve status

Bees held by determined Hartlepool

Last Updated: 08/05/10 7:10pm

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Turner: Secured league status

Turner: Secured league status

Hartlepool ensured their League One survival with a gutsy goalless draw at Brentford.

Hartlepool ensured their League One survival with a gutsy goalless draw at Brentford.

The Bees had the better of the few chances in a hard-fought contest but lacked the killer punch and Pools survived on goal difference thanks to Gillingham's defeat at Wycombe.

Brentford winger Myles Weston went closest with a 30-yard screamer which Hartlepool keeper Scott Flinders tipped over.

At the other end Bees keeper Wojciech Szczesny had to be at his best to thwart Roy O'Donovan with a brilliant double save when the striker was through with 15 minutes remaining.

Weston sent two volleys flashing just the wrong side of the post as the Londoners, who lost towering defender Leon Legge to a head injury, searched for a three-point end to the season.

They thought they had done it on the hour when Charlie MacDonald slammed home from a tight angle but his effort was ruled out for offside.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40

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