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Victoria Park, Hartlepool United (ATT 3,633) 9th March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Webb

Hartlepool Hartlepool United vs Yeovil Town Yeovil

All square at Victoria Park

Last Updated: 09/03/13 6:43pm

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Paddy Madden: Came close for Glovers

Paddy Madden: Came close for Glovers

Hartlepool and Yeovil played out a drab goalless draw when they both needed three points for different reasons.

The point leaves Pools six short of safety in League One's relegation zone, while it keeps the Glovers in fifth spot in the play-off race.

Neither side could find a breakthrough in an attritional affair.

It was 35 minutes before there was a direct threat on goal, when the visitors' leading goalscorer Paddy Madden thundered an angled drive off the underside of the crossbar, which bounced off the goalline to safety.

Ritchie Humphreys then curled a shot wide for Pools right on half-time.

Pools goalkeeper Scott Flinders made a low save to deny Ed Upson a goal in the 50th minute before the midfielder took possession from a throw-in to shoot across Flinders, who saved.

From a Glovers' counter-attack, James Hayter sent a weak header at Flinders from close range after taking a pass from Madden.

Pools' best chance came in the 84th minute when substitute Antony Sweeney broke clear, but he poked his shot too close to Yeovil goalkeeper Marek Stech, who saved without much trouble.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 34 73
2 Preston North End 33 63
3 Milton Keynes Dons 34 62
4 Swindon Town 34 61
5 Sheffield United 33 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 34 49
7 Chesterfield 34 48
8 Bradford City 33 48
9 Peterborough United 34 47
10 Barnsley 34 47
11 Oldham Athletic 33 46
12 Gillingham 34 45
13 Port Vale 34 45
14 Fleetwood Town 34 45
15 Rochdale 32 44
16 Walsall 34 44
17 Scunthorpe United 33 42
18 Notts County 33 41
19 Crewe Alexandra 34 39
20 Coventry City 33 36
21 Leyton Orient 33 35
22 Colchester United 34 34
23 Crawley Town 34 34
24 Yeovil Town 34 30