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Broadhall Way (ATT 3,003) 21st December 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Stevenage Stevenage vs Sheffield United Sheff Utd

Boro and Blades draw blanks

Last Updated: 21/12/13 7:18pm

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Jose Baxter: Rattled the woodwork

Jose Baxter: Rattled the woodwork

Aidy White and Jose Baxter both hit the woodwork for Sheffield United as the Blades drew 0-0 with fellow strugglers Stevenage.

With the help of strong winds that affected the game throughout, White saw his cross-turned-shot from the edge of the area helped onto the post by Boro goalkeeper Chris Day.

Then three minutes after the break, Baxter also saw his powerful 12-yard effort cannon back off the top of the post.

The visitors dominated the game, and Day made good saves to keep out Neill Collins' header and White's swerving free-kick.

Baxter should have also done better after 67 minutes after getting away from Jon Ashton but he failed to get his effort on target.

Stevenage, who have not won a league game at the Lamex Stadium since October 26, came closest when Sheffield-born striker Jordan Burrow fired narrowly wide after good play from Francois Zoko.

Dean Parrett also dragged his low shot wide after good play by former Arsenal man Luke Freeman, and substitute James Dunne's attempted 25-yard lob went just over the crossbar.

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1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40