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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 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 26 41
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
13 Cambridge United 25 35
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 25 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 Carlisle United 27 27
23 Dagenham & Redbridge 26 26
24 Hartlepool United 27 18