Tommy Rowe’s loan extension could be catalyst to the Iron’s success

Rowe has had loan spell extended by two monthsA few hours after we received the dire news that striker Tom Hopper will be missing for around 4-5 months, we were rewarded with a much needed lift in the form of a loan extension for a key performer.Since signing on loan for the Iron from Wolves … Continue reading Tommy Rowe’s loan extension could be catalyst to the Iron’s success

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Three wins from three please

Kevin van Veen celebrates his spectacular solo goal against Oldham on SaturdayIsn't it crazy how much difference a couple of weeks can make? Our dreadful eight month losing streak away from home is over, and we have a home game up next with a chance to push into the top half of the table.Okay, so … Continue reading Three wins from three please

Former Youth team player Richard Hawcroft to receive minutes applause

Richard Hawcroft during his time with the Iron's youth teamThe Iron are going to join Doncaster Rovers and Barnsley fans on Saturday in completing a minutes applause on the eighth minute of the game, for the late Richard Hawcroft - who sadly passed away earlier this summer at the age of 31.Richard came through the … Continue reading Former Youth team player Richard Hawcroft to receive minutes applause

Using the Cov match to kick start our season

Iron Chairman Peter Swann spoke out this week (Photo: Scunthorpe-united.co.uk)On Saturday we welcome high flyers Coventry City to Glanford Park on the back of our own hit and miss form.Coventry haven't set the world alight since their relegation to League One in 2012, but have battled and come through off the field issues to get … Continue reading Using the Cov match to kick start our season

This isn’t the way it was supposed to happen, man.

After a marvellous pre-season Iron fans would be forgiven for looking up at the League One table and saying - "This could be our year.".Six games in, the optimism is all but gone. It really does prove that the old cliche that never judge a team on pre-season results exists - I mean, we beat … Continue reading This isn’t the way it was supposed to happen, man.

Luke Williams out for the foreseeable future after Burton loss

Saturday was not quite the opening day magic you hope for all Summer.In fact, it was quite demoralising. But you cannot lay the blame solely on the players and manager, we were let down by a quite frankly inept referee too - he wouldn't have been up to standard refereeing a Sunday football match.The referee's … Continue reading Luke Williams out for the foreseeable future after Burton loss

We are only a week away from football being back!

The venue for our League One openerThe Iron start their League One campaign on Saturday 8th August with a difficult trip to League Two Champions Burton Albion.Burton had flirted with promotion to League One for a number of years, but last season they finally achieved their goal under the stewardship of former Chelsea star Jimmy … Continue reading We are only a week away from football being back!

Plenty of signings made so far, and the optimism is more than welcoming

New signings Luke Williams celebrates his goal at Peterborough last seasonSo far the Iron have made a total of eight new summer signings, and the calibre of the new boys has been extremely impressive.Stephen Dawson, Scott Laird, Scott Wiseman, Jack King, Tom Hopper, Isaac Assenso, Charlie Goode and Luke Williams are the new faces thus … Continue reading Plenty of signings made so far, and the optimism is more than welcoming

Scunthorpe United; how did they get here?

We like to think that we are all Scunthorpe United’s number one fan, but how much do you really know about Scunthorpe United? How did they begin? What were their highs and lows? We answer all these questions below with a brief overview of Scunthorpe United’s history.Scunthorpe United first formed in 1899 after merging with … Continue reading Scunthorpe United; how did they get here?

Stephen Dawson signs on with the Iron

Dawson signs onUnited made their first summer signing on Wednesday, when it was announced that Stephen Dawson had joined the club on a two-year deal, after turning down a new contract at Rochdale.The Irish-born midfielder spent last season at Rochdale, and impressed in both games where he faced us - especially during the 3-1 win … Continue reading Stephen Dawson signs on with the Iron