McArdle called up to Northern Ireland squad for Switzerland WC Play Off

Iron captain Rory McArdle has been named in the 23-man Northern Ireland squad, for their World Cup Play Off match against Switzerland.This will be the first time since 2016 that the centre back will link up with Michael O'Neill's squad.The Northern Ireland Twitter page announced the squad in the following post:ūüď£ Squad for our¬†@FIFAWorldCup¬†play-off against … Continue reading McArdle called up to Northern Ireland squad for Switzerland WC Play Off

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Burdett joins Matlock on loan after cutting Harrogate stay short

Iron striker Noel Burdett has had his loan with Harrogate Town cut short, in order to join Matlock Town on loan.The youngster had joined Harrogate earlier in the season, but made just one start whilst there, and six substitute appearances.Matlock currently play in the¬†Northern Premier League Premier Division, and Burdett will remain with the club … Continue reading Burdett joins Matlock on loan after cutting Harrogate stay short

Iron set to sign Wales International Simon Church – Reports

The Iron are on the verge of announcing the signing of Welsh international striker Simon Church, according to credible reports.The lack of goals so far this season has been a real worry for Graham Alexander, which appears to have forced him into signing the former-Reading, Charlton, MK Dons and Aberdeen man.The forward has an impressive … Continue reading Iron set to sign Wales International Simon Church – Reports

Crofts and Townsend will miss Posh test; Mantom to see a specialist

Iron manager Graham Alexander has confirmed that Andrew Crofts and Conor Townsend will miss Saturday's League One encounter with Peterborough United.Crofts made his first appearance for United in the 2-0 loss to Rotherham last weekend, and despite the defeat, left the Iron faithful with good first impressions.Townsend, who had been missing for a few games … Continue reading Crofts and Townsend will miss Posh test; Mantom to see a specialist

Rosler: ‘Fleetwood were clearly the better team’

Image source:¬†@ftfc on TwitterFleetwood Town manager Uwe Rosler felt his side 'were clearly the better team' on Tuesday night, as the Iron threw away three points late on.Lee Novak had given United the lead after 17 minutes, and that looked like it would be enough to seal Graham Alexander's men all three points.That was the … Continue reading Rosler: ‘Fleetwood were clearly the better team’

What are the chances of reigniting the Humber Derby on a regular basis?

Image source: Scunthorpe¬†United FC via¬†Facebook¬†The Humber derby is one of the forgotten rivalries in English football, as nowadays it is so rarely contested.¬†In the past, the matches between Scunthorpe United, Hull City, and Grimsby Town were considered derby matches, as all three sides were located in the former county of Humberside.¬†But these days, with the … Continue reading What are the chances of reigniting the Humber Derby on a regular basis?

Warne: ‘Iron will provide Millers with a stern test’

Image source:¬†themillers.co.ukRotherham United manager Paul Warne expects the Iron to pose a serious threat for his Millers side, when Graham Alexander's men take to the AESSEAL New York Stadium¬†pitch on Saturday.After a hugely disappointing 2016/17 season, which saw the Millers relegated from the Championship, Warne has managed to string a positive run of form together, … Continue reading Warne: ‘Iron will provide Millers with a stern test’

Wigan player warns Captain Morsy is a ‚Äėmassive miss‚Äô ahead of Iron clash

Image source:¬†@sammorsy08Wigan player Gavin Massey and his team-mates have been left without their Captain - Sam Morsy - ahead of Saturday's trip to Glanford Park, and admitted the midfielder will be a 'massive miss'.Morsy plays for the Egyptian national side, and his country have decisive World Cup Qualifiers coming during the international break.The Latics have … Continue reading Wigan player warns Captain Morsy is a ‚Äėmassive miss‚Äô ahead of Iron clash

New Zealand international Clayton Lewis is an Iron

Scunthorpe United have announced the signing of New Zealand international Clayton Lewis, as the attacking midfielder pens a three-year deal.We reported on September 28 that United were on the verge of announcing the youngster, after he flew in from NZ over the weekend.A statement released by the Iron read:The 20-year-old pens a three-year deal and … Continue reading New Zealand international Clayton Lewis is an Iron

McArdle looking forward to ‘spicy’ cup tie against Grimsby

Image source:¬†@SUFCOfficialIron Captain Rory McArdle is keen to secure three points in Tuesday's Checkatrade Trophy group game, when his side host local rivals Grimsby Town.Saturday's loss to high-flyers Shrewsbury Town has left the fanbase feeling a little glum, but a win against Grimsby, even in the widely-boycotted Checkatrade Trophy, would surely replenish a few of … Continue reading McArdle looking forward to ‘spicy’ cup tie against Grimsby