O’Connor to depart Iron?

With the picture reminding us all of fonder times - it will be of a shock to Iron fans to hear that Michael O'Connor may yet be exiting Glanford Park right at the end of the transfer window.The Northern Irish playmaker, who has occasionally been a comparatively brighter spark in our sadly dismal season is being heavily … Continue reading O’Connor to depart Iron?


Iron release duo

Scunthorpe United have announced the imminent release of, (on paper), first year professionals Jake Turner & Jordan Thewlis by mutual consent.Despite both having come through the Iron's youth system - it was clearly judged by Alan Knill & co that they had no future to be gained with the club's first team.And with the atmosphere … Continue reading Iron release duo

Iron confirm Reckord signing

As we first told you that they would here - http://www.anyoldiron1.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-reckord-cure-irons-winter-blues.html - Scunthorpe United have finally confirmed the loan signing of Wolves' left-back Jamie Reckord.With the Iron's woeful defensive displays of late a particular concern, all signings are welcome: but it remains to be seen if a 19 year old left-back, (with a princely 7 league games … Continue reading Iron confirm Reckord signing

Profile change – worry not!

The Any Old Iron team have just had a slick profile change - so don't worry about it too much.Max is now using the tagline @UseTheLeftWing, (the same as his Twitter), and Ross will be using @Rosso1992 - whereas he can be followed on that there Twitter at @iamthegibsonhttps://twitter.com/#!/UseTheLeftWinghttps://twitter.com/#!/iamthegibsonWe'll still have the same great content … Continue reading Profile change – worry not!

Knill & co silent on trialists

Despite a number of them having featured during today's behind-doors friendly defeat against Doncaster Rovers, the Iron are keeping schtum so to speak regarding their respective fates.Although, as we reported in: http://www.anyoldiron1.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-reckord-cure-irons-winter-blues.html - Knilly doesn't expect any of the signings to be permanent ones.This shows the money-men's oversight to be disappointing, as relegation is not only a … Continue reading Knill & co silent on trialists

Can Reckord cure Iron’s winter blues?

Following a revelation in today's Scunthorpe Telegraph - http://www.thisisscunthorpe.co.uk/Scunthorpe-Utd-Jamie-Reckord-join-loan-Wolves/story-15041547-detail/story.html - it's thought that the Iron will announce the loan signing of Jamie Reckord from Wolves very imminently.Following Tuesday's collective defensive shower against Gary Megson's Sheffield Wednesday, it's become abundant to all that Scunthorpe desperately need to change, and big time, their problems at the back.The first two … Continue reading Can Reckord cure Iron’s winter blues?

Walker signs on dotted line

Just as we reported that he would here -> http://www.anyoldiron1.blogspot.com/2012/01/walker-in-nelson-out.html - Iron target Josh Walker has signed on the dotted line and officially become a Scunthorpe United player.The Geordie born midfielder, still only 22 - will also go straight into the Iron's squad for the League One clash away to Colchester United tommorow.And despite the club tweeting … Continue reading Walker signs on dotted line