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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 2,881) 12th January 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Bond

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs York City York City

Cheltenhm 1

S Harrad (67)

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York City 1

J Walker (84)

Harrad earns draw for Robins

Last Updated: 12/01/13 7:26pm

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Shaun Harrad: On the scoresheet for Town

Shaun Harrad: On the scoresheet for Town

Striker Shaun Harrad ended his goal drought with a wonderful 25-yard strike to earn Cheltenham a 1-1 home draw with York.

The on loan Bury frontman had not found the net in the league since September but ended his barren spell with a curling effort midway through the second half.

A dismal first period saw both sides struggle to create chances. Robins goalkeeper Scott Brown was tested by a long-range Pat McLaughlin effort after 10 minutes, with Keith Lowe heading a corner over from close range a minute later.

But it was a different tale after the break with both sides looking for the breakthrough.

Brown saved well at his near post after 55 minutes to keep out Matty Blair with York keeper Michael Ingham finally forced into action soon afterwards when he did well to block a point-blank Harrad effort.

Cheltenham struck just two minutes after the introduction of substitutes Kaid Mohamed and Jermaine McGlashan. And the former had a hand in the 67th-minute goal, helping a Marlon Pack pass into the path of Harrad who brilliantly curled his shot around Ingham.

York's equaliser came six minutes from time when a free-kick was headed on by Chris Smith and Jason Walker steered the ball over the line.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 39 77
2 Shrewsbury Town 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Newport County AFC 39 61
7 Plymouth Argyle 39 60
8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 39 58
10 Northampton Town 39 56
11 Exeter City 39 55
12 AFC Wimbledon 39 53
13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37