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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 2,348) 25th January 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: R Lewis

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs Rochdale Rochdale

League Two: A brilliant save from Rochdale's Josh Lillis secures 0-0 draw at Cheltenham

Last Updated: 25/01/13 11:18pm

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Mark Yates: Could not get his side to find winner

Mark Yates: Could not get his side to find winner

A brilliant one-handed save from Rochdale keeper Josh Lillis ensured the points were shared in a 0-0 draw at Cheltenham.

Cheltenham defender Keith Lowe got on the end of a Billy Jones free-kickmidway through the second half only to see his close range effort superbly kept out.

The first period had been dominated by the visitors with Jason Kennedy and Ashley Grims putting efforts just the wrong side of the target.

Cheltenham keeper Scott Brown was forced into action to push a Bobby Grant effort over the bar on 17 minutes before Grimes was denied by a crunching tackle from home skipper Russ Penn.

With the gale force wind at their backs after the break, Cheltenham had more of the ball with Sido Jombati and Marlon Pack having half chances.

But Lowe posed the biggest threat, with his close-range effort being followed by a shot from the edge of the area that was deflected just wide of the post.

For Dale, skipper Peter Cavanagh let fly with a long-range shot that zipped wide.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Shrewsbury Town 23 44
2 Wycombe Wanderers 23 44
3 Burton Albion 23 43
4 Luton Town 23 42
5 Newport County AFC 23 40
6 Southend United 23 39
7 Plymouth Argyle 23 37
8 Bury 23 37
9 Exeter City 24 37
10 Stevenage 23 34
11 AFC Wimbledon 23 33
12 Morecambe 23 33
13 Accrington Stanley 22 30
14 Cambridge United 23 29
15 Portsmouth 23 28
16 Oxford United 23 28
17 Mansfield Town 23 27
18 York City 23 26
19 Cheltenham Town 23 25
20 Northampton Town 23 24
21 Carlisle United 23 24
22 Tranmere Rovers 23 22
23 Dagenham & Redbridge 23 22
24 Hartlepool United 23 14