Official Football league charity Prostate cancer UK are running a competition that could see you lead out the Iron on the 22nd March 2014, when we face Burton Albion.The Prostate UK site states: "As the Official Charity Partner of The Football League, we will be visiting over 60 grounds* across the season and holding dedicated … Continue reading Would you like to see a loved one lead the Iron out onto the pitch this season?
Well last night provided Iron fans with a feeling we had not experienced for a long while. Pure ecstasy!I can honestly say I had completely forgotten how it felt to listen to the game on the radio and have a genuine expectancy for more and more goals. The last 2 years has seen us scrape … Continue reading Well, that was unexpected…
So after Saturday's fantastic (yet unexpected) victory away at Portsmouth we find ourselves heading to Rochdale sitting nicely in 8th position, just outside the Play-offs. A win tonight would almost certainly catapult us into those play off places and that is somewhere that a new manager could only dream of picking a team up.Rochdale have … Continue reading A difficult night in Manchester awaits..
So at lunch time today Brian Laws was officially sacked as manager of Scunthorpe United. This followed a hugely disappointing run of games which included a 4-0 loss to York, a loss at home to Accrington last weekend and worst of all, a loss to our biggest rivals last night - Grimsby Town.The way we … Continue reading Brian Laws has his contract teminated by Scunthorpe United
I wrote an article this week which was featured in the Scunthorpe Telegraph's 'Terrace Talk' column in the Sports section of the paper. Below is a screenshot of the finished product. I wrote about the 'Striker dilemma' including my thoughts on Connor Jennings who is firing in freely for Conference Premier side Macclesfield.
Boyce will switch to claret and blue in JanuaryAndrew Boyce is to become a Scunthorpe player in the near future. This morning it was announced by various media outlets that the Iron had triggered a release clause in the central defenders contract, and that he was expected to be officially an Iron player on January … Continue reading Lincoln’s Andrew Boyce to sign in January, Striker to join on loan next week
Well out of the blue this afternoon the Iron decided to announce a cheeky little loan signing they'd made. Barnsley winger/striker Reuben Noble-Lazarus has signed on loan until after the Rochdale match in January. A highly rated youngster in Barnsley and still only 20 years of age, yet has made over 40 appearances for the Tykes … Continue reading Reuben Noble-Lazarus signs
Matty scores against Gr*msby in a previous loan spell at EbbsfleetSo on Saturday we kept our fantastic home record up by securing a 2-0 victory when Cheltenham came to town. Goals from Etienne Esajas and Sam Winnall were enough to secure the points, but it is also worth mentioning another sterling performance from our defence … Continue reading Syers IN Godden OUT
My star man so farSo we are 7 League matches into the season and it's safe to say it's been a strange one. Had we lost or even drawn the match last week at Southend I truly believe the pressure on Laws would have been pretty heavy and cracks may have started to appear. But … Continue reading After 7 games who has impressed and who is flopping?
So last Friday saw the Iron claim their second victory of the season away at Southend United and their first since the opening fixture at Glanford Park against Mansfield. It was also the first away scalp of the campaign and the impressive victory leaves us sitting in 11th place, 3 points outside the play-offs.After throwing … Continue reading Ohhhh Chris Iwelumo!