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The Kassam Stadium (ATT 5,808) 23rd February 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: T Harrington

Oxford Utd Oxford United vs York City York City

Minstermen make it nine winless

Last Updated: 23/02/13 6:08pm

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Tom Craddock: Almost scored for U's

Tom Craddock: Almost scored for U's

York City's winless run stretched to nine games with a stale goalless encounter against Oxford.

But they were probably the happier of the two sides after an uninspiring clash on a bobbly pitch at the Kassam Stadium.

Good scoring chances were few and far between, with Oxford edging the first 45 minutes and the Minstermen stronger in the second half.

Ashley Chambers' brave block prevented Tom Craddock scoring for the U's, and Michael Ingham also pulled off a fine save from Josh Parker.

York squandered the game's best chance when Matty Blair could only head Alex Rodman's cross straight into the arms of keeper Luke McCormick.

Alfie Potter set up Michael Raynes for a drive from the edge of the box in the second half, but the defender could only fire it straight at Ingham.

And when Adam Chapman did break into the penalty area late on, the midfielder lost balance just as he went to shoot.

The draw further dented Oxford's slim hopes of reaching the play-offs and means they have not won any of their last six at home in league and cup competitions.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Luton Town 17 34
2 Shrewsbury Town 17 33
3 Wycombe Wanderers 17 32
4 Burton Albion 17 32
5 Plymouth Argyle 17 30
6 Bury 17 30
7 Southend United 17 28
8 Morecambe 17 26
9 Newport County AFC 17 25
10 Cambridge United 17 24
11 Stevenage 17 24
12 Exeter City 17 24
13 Portsmouth 17 23
14 AFC Wimbledon 17 23
15 Accrington Stanley 17 23
16 Cheltenham Town 17 22
17 Northampton Town 17 21
18 Oxford United 17 19
19 Mansfield Town 17 19
20 Carlisle United 17 18
21 York City 17 15
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 17 15
23 Tranmere Rovers 17 12
24 Hartlepool United 17 12