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Glanford Park (ATT 4,326) 18th January 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Scunthrpe Scunthorpe United vs AFC Wimbledon AFC W'don

Iron held in Dons stalemate

Last Updated: 19/01/14 12:47pm

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Ross Worner: In excellent form

Ross Worner: In excellent form

Scunthorpe stretched their unbeaten run to 10 games but were frustrated by lowly AFC Wimbledon in a goalless draw at Glanford Park.

Scunthorpe had most of the chances but never quite found top gear against the well-organised visitors, for whom goalkeeper Ross Worner was in excellent form.

The Dons, with only one win in their previous nine games, threatened to turn the form book upside down in the early stages despite losing centre-back Andy Frampton through injury.

Striker Charlie Wyke twice came close to opening the scoring, first with a long-range shot which tested 'keeper Sam Slocombe, then with a far-post header from a corner which flashed into the side-netting.

When Scunthorpe began to get into their stride it was leading marksman Sam Winnall whose finishing let him down. Three times he got free into the box but each time he was denied by 'keeper Worner.

It was man of the match Worner who denied Winnall again from close range in the second half as Scunthorpe stepped up the pressure.

David Syers and Paul Hayes both fired just wide but AFC Wimbledon stuck manfully to their task to frustrate the home side.

Scunthorpe brought on new striker Paddy Madden for his home debut as part of a double substitution late in the game, but he got little chance to impress.

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1 Shrewsbury Town 28 54
2 Burton Albion 28 54
3 Wycombe Wanderers 28 53
4 Luton Town 27 50
5 Southend United 28 50
6 Newport County AFC 28 46
7 Bury 28 44
8 Stevenage 28 41
9 Exeter City 29 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 28 40
11 Morecambe 28 38
12 Northampton Town 28 37
13 AFC Wimbledon 27 37
14 Cambridge United 27 36
15 Oxford United 28 33
16 Accrington Stanley 27 33
17 Tranmere Rovers 27 30
18 Portsmouth 27 30
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 28 30
20 Carlisle United 28 30
21 Cheltenham Town 28 30
22 York City 28 28
23 Mansfield Town 27 28
24 Hartlepool United 28 21