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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 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Newport County AFC 39 61
7 Plymouth Argyle 39 60
8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 38 57
10 Northampton Town 39 56
11 Exeter City 39 55
12 AFC Wimbledon 39 53
13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37