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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 2,491) 14th December 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs Hartlepool United Hartlepool

Cheltenhm 2

J McGlashan (4)
K Roofe (38)

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Hartlepool 2

J Franks (54, 71)

Franks double denies Robins

Last Updated: 14/12/13 6:14pm

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Jonathan Franks: At the double

Jonathan Franks: At the double

Jonathan Franks scored a second-half double to salvage a point for Hartlepool at Cheltenham.

Jermaine McGlashan fired the Robins into a fourth minute lead from an acute angle when he capitalised on a mix up in the Hartlepool defence.

Despite the visitors pushing hard for an equaliser in the it was Cheltenham who stretched their lead in the 37th minute.

On-loan midfielder Kemar Roofe, make his full home debut since joining from West Brom, sent a looping header over Scott Flinders from David Noble's cross.

The visitors pulled a goal back in the 53rd minute, when Franks latched on to a long clearance from his keeper Scott Flinders to slide the ball beyond Scott Brown in the Cheltenham goal.

Franks grabbed his second of the match to level the scores for Hartlepool, who have not won on the road since October 12, in the 71st minute when he fired in a shot from the 18-yard box that Brown almost kept out.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 38 76
2 Shrewsbury Town 38 71
3 Wycombe Wanderers 38 71
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Luton Town 38 58
7 Newport County AFC 38 58
8 Plymouth Argyle 38 57
9 Stevenage 38 57
10 Exeter City 38 54
11 Northampton Town 38 53
12 AFC Wimbledon 38 52
13 Portsmouth 38 49
14 Morecambe 38 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 38 49
16 Accrington Stanley 38 46
17 Mansfield Town 38 45
18 Cambridge United 38 44
19 Oxford United 38 43
20 Carlisle United 38 41
21 York City 38 38
22 Tranmere Rovers 38 37
23 Cheltenham Town 38 37
24 Hartlepool United 38 36