YOUR VIEW: Jade Hope reflects on an impressive three points over Charlton

On Saturday, Scunthorpe United played Charlton Athletic in Sky Bet League One. It was 3rd place versus 4th place, and here's a review of our 2-0 victory over the Addicks.The first 45 minutes was a struggle, as both teams were battling it out for a goal.There were plenty of chances, but neither team benefitted from … Continue reading YOUR VIEW: Jade Hope reflects on an impressive three points over Charlton

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Iron assistant Lucketti backed as favourite for vacant Bury job

Scunthorpe's assistant manager Chris Lucketti has emerged as a surprise heavy favourite to take over as manager of League One rivals, Bury.The Shakers parted ways with Lee Clark on October 30, and opted to take their time to find the right replacement, rather than making rushed decisions.Simon Grayson had been the bookies favourite to become … Continue reading Iron assistant Lucketti backed as favourite for vacant Bury job

Adelakun: ‘Carry on doing what I’m doing, get my head down and work harder’

Hakeeb Adelakun's stunning strike sent the Iron into the FA Cup second round on Tuesday night, at the expense of Northampton Town.The 21-year-old capped off his first half goal with a fantastic performance overall, as United set up a second round tie with local rivals Doncaster Rovers.Former-Iron loannee and summer transfer target Matt Crooks came … Continue reading Adelakun: ‘Carry on doing what I’m doing, get my head down and work harder’

Dawson previews FA Youth Cup second round tie at Cambridge

Andy Dawson and his Scunthorpe United under-18s head to Cambridge United tonight, as they look to advance to the third round of this years FA Youth Cup.A 3-0 away win at Long Eaton United in round one saw the Iron progress, whilst the U's youngsters defeated Peterborough United 2-1 in their tie."We’re looking forward it," Dawson … Continue reading Dawson previews FA Youth Cup second round tie at Cambridge

YOUR VIEW: A look at the season so far, through the eyes of Ryan Middleton

So, here we are, three months into the football season, sitting in fifth place and only one point behind third. Would you have all accepted that at the start of the league one campaign? In this article, I will be taking an in-depth look at the pros and cons of this season compared to last year, and … Continue reading YOUR VIEW: A look at the season so far, through the eyes of Ryan Middleton

Alexander sends best wishes as Iron international duo jet off for World Cup qualifiers

United manager Graham Alexander has spoken to the press this morning, as he prepares for a return to League One action on Saturday, when his side host Bristol Rovers. Rory McArdle and Clayton Lewis will both be missing, as they represent Northern Ireland and New Zealand respectively, in their countries World Cup qualifiers, which begin … Continue reading Alexander sends best wishes as Iron international duo jet off for World Cup qualifiers

When is the Checkatrade Trophy knockout round draw and who could Scunthorpe play

Although the competition is boycotted in large, the Iron did indeed progress into the knockout stages of the Checkatrade Trophy, after winning Group H.The draw is regionalised into North and South and has been structured so that the winners of Northern groups A, B, C and D will play the runners up of groups E, … Continue reading When is the Checkatrade Trophy knockout round draw and who could Scunthorpe play

Margetts suffers major injury setback

Iron striker Jonny Margetts has suffered another setback in his bid to recover from a knee injury, with the striker now unlikely to feature at all this season.The forward went for an operation last week after the setback, but the repercussion's of the surgery mean the recovery time will be in the region of four … Continue reading Margetts suffers major injury setback

Can Scunthorpe Find the Right Blend of Attack and Defence?

Image Source: James Moody via TwitterHeading into November, only three teams are able to boast a better defensive record in League One than Scunthorpe United. The Iron have conceded just 13 times in 16 games and kept a number of clean sheets during the early part of the campaign, however defensive errors have started creeping in. Eight of … Continue reading Can Scunthorpe Find the Right Blend of Attack and Defence?

Hasselbaink: ‘Scunthorpe are a quality team’

Image source: @jf9hasselbaink via TwitterThe Iron recieved some nice praise from a footballing legend in Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, in the build up to Saturday's FA Cup first round tie with his Cobblers side.United travel to Northampton Town in the first of two visits within a short period of time, looking to progress into the second round without … Continue reading Hasselbaink: ‘Scunthorpe are a quality team’