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?
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
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
What with Scunthorpe United only have 2 recognised centre-halves on the books - it seems to make perfect sense to farm out the only back up out on loan.And despite his somewhat disappointing match-costing cameo away to Notts County - poor cover is better than no cover one feels, and we've gone from one to … Continue reading Palmer loaned to Southport
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!
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
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?
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
Scunthorpe United have finally announced the inevitable and confirmed that they, and Michael Nelson have reached a financial agreement resulting in the termination of his contract.With Nelson on the very verge of joining Kilmarnock - this is expected to be a cut-price deal of some form, and after Michael & his agent will have attempted … Continue reading Iron pay off Nelson
In a move designed to quell those worries of lack of depth at the back - the Iron have moved quickly and signed Welsh defender Christian Ribeiro on a 2 month loan deal.The Neath-born 22 year old has agreed terms with the Iron, and the club have announced that he will sign on Friday morning, … Continue reading Scunny make Ribeiro swoop