Scunthorpe and Shrewsbury have bids turned down for Luton’s Ruddock

The Iron are one of two League One club's to have a deadline day bid for Luton's versatile Pelly Ruddock turned down.Sports journalist Pete O'Rourke announced the news via his twitter account, shortly after 16.30.Luton have rejected bids from Scunthorpe and Shrewsbury for midfielder Pelly Ruddock. #LTFC #Iron #Scunthorpe #Shrewsbury #Salop #DeadlineDay— Pete O'Rourke (@SportsPeteO) … Continue reading Scunthorpe and Shrewsbury have bids turned down for Luton’s Ruddock

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KVV leaves Scunthorpe to join League One strugglers Northampton

Kevin van Veen has left the Iron to join fellow League One side Northampton Town, it has been announced.The Dutchman has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Northampton, signing for an undisclosed fee.Upon signing, NTFC manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink said: "Kevin is a quality striker at this level who offers a goal threat."I know all about … Continue reading KVV leaves Scunthorpe to join League One strugglers Northampton

‘Significant’ departure from Scunthorpe expected within 24hrs

Haks is one of a few players linked with a move elsewhere this JanuaryThe Iron could set to see a key member of their first team squad leave within the next 24hrs, according BBC Radio Humberside. Humberside reporter Mike White tweeted at 14:54 that he had been alerted to the possible departure, but did not … Continue reading ‘Significant’ departure from Scunthorpe expected within 24hrs

Leeds, Nottingham Forest and QPR all considering late bid for ‘£900,000 rated’ Ojo

Championship trio Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and QPR are all considering submitting a bid for Funso Ojo, according to reports.The Belgian midfielder has earned plenty of plaudits among the Iron faithful since his switch from Eredivisie side Willem II in the summer.The Daily Mirror claim that three Championship clubs may make a bid before the fast approaching transfer … Continue reading Leeds, Nottingham Forest and QPR all considering late bid for ‘£900,000 rated’ Ojo

Automatic promotion a realistic dream or a step too far for the Iron?

Is the dream over? Surely even the most optimistic of Scunthorpe United supporters would have to admit the likelihood of the club finishing in the automatic promotion places is now a forlorn hope.After Saturday's 3-2 defeat on the road at the hands of Southend, Scunny now trail second-placed Shrewsbury, who boast two games in hand, … Continue reading Automatic promotion a realistic dream or a step too far for the Iron?

Southend legend says he’d ‘put his house on Shrimpers beating Scunthorpe’

Former Southend favourite Roy McDonough says he would put his house on the Shrimpers defeating the Iron on Saturday.The home side will play for the first time under new manager Chris Powell, after he was announced as Phil Brown's successor on Tuesday.McDonough - who made over 230 appearances for Southend - believes the new manager … Continue reading Southend legend says he’d ‘put his house on Shrimpers beating Scunthorpe’

Oxford vs Iron moved to 12.45 to accommodate for Sky cameras

Scunthorpe's Good Friday away fixture at Oxford United on March 30 has been moved forward to a 12.45 kick off, with the game being selected for Sky TV.The game was originally scheduled for a regular 15.00 kick off, but Iron fans will now need to set off much earlier in order to make the game.The … Continue reading Oxford vs Iron moved to 12.45 to accommodate for Sky cameras

Scunthorpe have still received no bids for Adelakun amid Preston interest

Graham Alexander has confirmed that the Iron are still yet to receive any formal bids for Hakeeb Adelakun, despite yet another club being linked to his signature.Preston North End manager Alex Neil was present at Glanford park on Tuesday night, amid speculation he is tracking the tricky winger ahead of a move before the transfer … Continue reading Scunthorpe have still received no bids for Adelakun amid Preston interest

Iron will be forced into loan window for a goalkeeper to cover for Gilks’ injury

Iron boss Graham Alexander has admitted he may have to dive into the loan market to sign a goalkeeper, as Matt Gilks continues on his recovery from injury.Rory Watson stepped in to make his first full league debut against Portsmouth two weeks ago, and has played twice since.The young shot-stopper has done well since coming … Continue reading Iron will be forced into loan window for a goalkeeper to cover for Gilks’ injury

Doncaster boss Darren Ferguson still has nightmares about last Iron trip

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson has claimed that the 2-0 defeat to Scunthorpe at Glanford Park two years ago was one of his worst evening's in football management.Tom Hopper and David Mirfin goals sunk Donny that night, as Rovers continued on the run of form that ultimately led to their relegation to League Two.Liam Mandeville … Continue reading Doncaster boss Darren Ferguson still has nightmares about last Iron trip