Sutton signs new two-year deal

Image source: Damon Campion/SUFCOfficialIron youngster Levi Sutton has signed a new two-year deal with the club, after an impressive season so far - in his third year as a professional.Sutton slotted in to the right back position to provide cover for the injured Jordan Clarke when the Iron faced Rochdale on August 12, and remained … Continue reading Sutton signs new two-year deal

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Paul Hurst: ‘Scunthorpe are contenders again’

Image source: @ShrewswebThe Iron head to the New Meadow to face table-toppers Shrewsbury Town on Saturday, as they look to become the first side to secure three points against the highy-flyers.The Shrews are four points clear of Wigan in second, and six clear of Peterborough in third, after their unexpected start.Salop manager Paul Hurst was complementary … Continue reading Paul Hurst: ‘Scunthorpe are contenders again’

Scunthorpe set to announce signing of New Zealand international

The Iron are closing in on a deal to sign New Zealand international, Clayton Lewis, according to reports coming from the NZ media.Lewis had been linked with a move to North Lincolnshire at the very start of the summer, when he started following the club on Twitter.The 20-year-old was impressive during the Confederations Cup earlier … Continue reading Scunthorpe set to announce signing of New Zealand international

BIG MATCH PREVIEW: Key Gills men miss Iron test through suspension

The Iron make the long journey down to Kent today to face Gillingham, a day after the Gills sacked head coach Ady Pennock.The Gills have endured a torid start to their League One campaign, and only Plymouth and Oldham lie below them in the table, which led to Pennock's departure.Paul Scally, Gillingham's owner, announced that … Continue reading BIG MATCH PREVIEW: Key Gills men miss Iron test through suspension

Gillingham sack manager Ady Pennock ahead of Tuesday’s match

Image source: @TheGillsFCThe Iron's Tuesday opponents, Gillingham, have sacked Ady Pennock as manager of the club this morning.The Gills have endured a torid start to their League One campaign, and only Plymouth and Oldham lie below them in the table.Graham Alexander will therefore take his side to Gillingham tomorrow to face a managerless team, although an interim-manager … Continue reading Gillingham sack manager Ady Pennock ahead of Tuesday’s match

Wootton finally fit and ready to make Boro debut

Iron youngster Kyle Wootton is back fit after suffering with an injury that has prevented him from so much as making the bench in his first month with Stevenage.There had been suggestions that Wootton would leave United permanently earlier in the summer, before the 20-year-old signed a new two-year deal in late-July.Despite the new deal, … Continue reading Wootton finally fit and ready to make Boro debut

Ojo: ‘I had to ask myself whether we had just played at home or away’

Image source: @SUFCOfficialSummer signing Funso Ojo had his first experience of derby day with the Iron on Sunday, and was clearly impressed by the large turnout by the fans.Lee Novak's tenth minute header was enough to sink Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium in a tight affair.Ojo continued to impress the Iron faithful with another confident … Continue reading Ojo: ‘I had to ask myself whether we had just played at home or away’

Alexander: Expect news on former-Leeds and Brentford midfielder to come ‘next week’

Graham Alexander has confirmed that former-Leeds and Brentford midfielder Toumani Diagouraga is still training with the club, and will discuss his future in the coming days.We announced that Diagouraga first began training with the Iron at the end of August, on transfer deadline day.We followed that announcement up with an article a week later that suggested … Continue reading Alexander: Expect news on former-Leeds and Brentford midfielder to come ‘next week’

YOUR VIEW: ‘McArdle as Captain a wise choice’ – Ryan Middleton on Scunthorpe’s start

What do you make to the start of the season for the Iron? I personally think it has been a good start for the lads. Four wins, three draws, one defeat, nine goals, three conceded and five clean sheets from the first eight games of the season; Not a bad return, it has to be said. Attacking … Continue reading YOUR VIEW: ‘McArdle as Captain a wise choice’ – Ryan Middleton on Scunthorpe’s start

Adkins in contention for vacant managerial spot at Birmingham

Former-Iron manager Nigel Adkins has been drafted in as one of the bookies favourites for the vacant managerial positon at Birmingham City.Birmingham sacked Harry Redknapp following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Preston North End, after picking up only four points from their opening eight Championship matches.The Blues have placed their Head Professional Development Coach Lee … Continue reading Adkins in contention for vacant managerial spot at Birmingham