Doncaster draw, but York and Halifax lose out

Doncaster's Richie Wellens hooks the ball goalwards. Photo: Steve Uttley.
Doncaster's Richie Wellens hooks the ball goalwards. Photo: Steve Uttley.
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Doncaster Rovers denied Fleetwood the chance of reaching the League One play-offs with a 0-0 draw at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Rovers goalkeeper Stephen Bywater thwarted David Ball before the break, while James Coppinger, Nathan Tyson and Harry Forrester went close for the hosts.

In League Two, York City lost 1-0 at second-placed Shrewsbury Town.

Mark Ellis netted the only goal, converting Bobby Grant’s corner with a powerful diving header.

Victory means Shrewsbury need to win one of their final two fixtures to seal promotion to League One.

York City manager Russ Wilcox said: “The only disappointment was the goal we conceded.

“We pride ourselves on being good in both boxes so to concede a soft goal after being the dominant team after the first 10 minutes was disappointing.

“We spoke at half time about being brave with the ball and I thought in the second half we were tremendous.

“You’ve got to remember we’re coming to a team that’s lost one game at home all season.”

In the Conference, FC Halifax Town slumped to a 2-0 home defeat to Torquay United.

Second-half goals from John Campbell and Kadell Daniel did the damage.