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Sky Bet League 2 round-up

28 December 2014

Shrewsbury Town stayed ahead of Wycombe Wanderers on goal difference in the Sky Bet League 2 title race as the table-toppers shared the spoils in a 0-0 draw at Greenhous Meadow.

Town were seeking an 11th win in 12 home matches but had to settle for a point as Wanderers held firm.

Burton Albion were denied the chance to move above the front two when their match at Accrington Stanley was postponed due to a frozen pitch.

Luton Town stayed in fourth place after drawing 1-1 at home to Portsmouth, with Luke Rooney putting the Hatters ahead, only for Ryan Taylor to level for Pompey.

Chris Zebroski scored the only goal of the game as Newport County climbed up to fifth with a 1-0 victory at Cheltenham Town.

Southend United slipped below them after being held to a goalless draw at home to Dagenham and Redbridge, with the Shrimpers having Cian Bolger sent off after 70 minutes.

At the bottom, Hartlepool United suffered another setback when losing 2-0 to Morecambe at The Victoria Ground, with Jack Redshaw scoring twice for the visitors.

Adebayo Azeez also netted two goals as AFC Wimbledon beat Exeter 4-1, with Matt Tubbs and Adebayo Akinfenwa the other scorers for the Wombles. Liam Sercombe claimed a stoppage-time consolation for City.

Ryan Lowe and Danny Mayor were on target as Bury beat Mansfield Town 2-0, while York City secured an important 3-0 victory at Carlisle United through goals from Josh Carson, Luke Summerfield and Michael Coulson.

Lewis Alessandra put Plymouth Argyle in front at home to Oxford United before the hosts had Aaron Bentley sent off and the visitors took advantage as John Campbell and James Roberts struck in a 2-1 away win.

Kayode Odejayi and Jake Kirby netted either side of a Marc Richards effort as Tranmere Rovers edged out Northampton Town 2-1 at Prenton Park.

Charlie Lee, Thomas Pett and Dean Parrett were on target as Stevenage claimed a 3-2 triumph over Cambridge United, who responded through Ryan Bird and Adam Cunnington.

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