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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 3,556) 26th November 2013 - Kick off 19:45

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs Bristol Rovers Bristol R

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Robins and Rovers in stalemate

Last Updated: 26/11/13 11:51pm

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Scott Brown: Impressive display in goal

Scott Brown: Impressive display in goal

Honours finished even in a drab 0-0 draw between derby rivals Cheltenham and Bristol Rovers at the Abbey Business Stadium.

Rovers went closest to scoring in the first half when left-back Lee Brown played a neat one-two with Eliot Richards which gave him a clear sight of goal, but Town goalkeeper Scott Brown was off his line quickly to block in the 34th minute.

Former Pirates striker Jamie Cureton's shot was charged down by Will Packwood after good play from Craig Braham-Barrett and Matt Richards' cross was reached by Sido Jombati at the far post, but the lunging right-back could not finish from a tight angle.

David Noble found space in the box but failed to pull the trigger and Cureton's shot was saved by Steve Mildenhall after a sharp turn as it remained goalless at the break.

Rovers fans were cheering in the 53rd minute when Lee Brown forced the ball over the line, but he was in an offside position and the celebrations were short-lived.

Michael Smith beat Braham-Barrett and forced Scott Brown into another good stop in the 84th minute as the Pirates almost pinched it.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 27 52
2 Shrewsbury Town 27 51
3 Burton Albion 27 51
4 Luton Town 26 47
5 Southend United 27 47
6 Newport County AFC 27 46
7 Bury 27 44
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 Cambridge United 26 36
13 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 26 33
16 Oxford United 27 30
17 Cheltenham Town 27 30
18 Portsmouth 26 29
19 York City 27 28
20 Mansfield Town 26 28
21 Tranmere Rovers 26 27
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 27 27
23 Carlisle United 27 27
24 Hartlepool United 27 18