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York City stalemate with Rochdale in npower League Two
10:03pm Tuesday 12th March 2013 in Sport
YORK City are four points above the npower League Two drop zone after a 0-0 home draw with Rochdale.
The Bootham Crescent clash between two sides in the bottom half of the table produced few chances, although the better openings fell to the visitors.
Dale's George Donnelly was denied by 'keeper Michael Ingham in the first half after breaking clear following a slip by City defender Jack O'Connell.
The home side's best chance came after the break when midfielder John McGrath's long-range effort was tipped over the bar by Dale 'keeper Josh Lillis.
The first point of Minstermen boss Nigel Worthington's managerial reign kept the club in 19th place.
Accrington's 3-0 defeat to Fleetwood saw them sink to the bottom, with Plymouth's point against Bradford moving them up to 23rd.
Of the other teams below City, Aldershot and Barnet both lost while Torquay drew 2-2 at Dagenham & Redbridge.