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Priestfield Stadium (ATT 4,893) 26th January 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Phillips

Gillingham Gillingham vs York City York City

Gillingham 1

C McDonald (85)

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York City 1

C Lee (og 17)

Minstermen denied by McDonald

Last Updated: 26/01/13 6:53pm

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Cody McDonald: Late equaliser

Cody McDonald: Late equaliser

Cody McDonald picked up from where he left off at Gillingham and rescued a point against York with a late header in a 1-1 draw.

McDonald bagged 25 goals on loan at Priestfield two seasons ago and having returned to the Kent club this week on loan from Coventry, he salvaged a draw for the Gills with five minutes to go.

York went ahead when the Gillingham defence failed to deal with Patrick McLaughlin's corner and Charlie Lee diverted the ball into his own net on 17 minutes.

Gills skipper Adam Barrett nearly levelled things before the break, his header forcing a superb reflex save from York stopper Michael Ingham.

York's Chris Smith then went a whisker away from doubling the advantage, glancing a header off the post on the hour.

And Lee's day went from bad to worse when he was forced off with a head injury, leaving the Gills with only ten men for the last ten minutes having used all their substitutes.

But McDonald finally got the breakthrough, glancing in Miles Weston's looping cross to rescue a point in his first game back at Priestfield.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 21 42
2 Shrewsbury Town 21 40
3 Luton Town 21 40
4 Burton Albion 22 40
5 Plymouth Argyle 21 37
6 Southend United 21 35
7 Newport County AFC 21 34
8 Exeter City 22 34
9 Bury 21 31
10 Morecambe 21 30
11 Accrington Stanley 21 30
12 Cambridge United 21 29
13 Stevenage 21 28
14 Portsmouth 21 27
15 AFC Wimbledon 21 27
16 Mansfield Town 21 26
17 Oxford United 21 25
18 Cheltenham Town 21 25
19 Northampton Town 21 24
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 21 21
21 Carlisle United 21 21
22 York City 21 20
23 Tranmere Rovers 21 19
24 Hartlepool United 21 13