Daws and Dawson to remain in charge for the remainder of the season

Rumours have been flying around about who will be the new manager at Scunthorpe, but for the remainder of the season at least, Nick Daws will be partnered by Andy Dawson.Steve Cotterill and Grant McCann had been the frontrunners for the job according to the bookies, but Daws will be afforded the chance to replicate … Continue reading Daws and Dawson to remain in charge for the remainder of the season

Umbrella man not interested in Iron job after Alexander sacking

Steve McClaren is not interested in having a discussion with Peter Swann about taking over as manager, as the Scunthorpe chairman looks to find a replacement for Graham Alexander.On Monday Swann had claimed that he would be open to a conversation with McClaren, but no sooner than this was stated, the former England manager had … Continue reading Umbrella man not interested in Iron job after Alexander sacking

Swann considers short term appointment; reveals interest in Cotterill and ex England manager

Scunthorpe chairman Peter Swann has revealed two of the names he is interested in becoming the club's new manager, this lunch time - and there's a shock.Speaking to BBC Humberside journalist Matt Dean over the phone, Swann revealed his interest in bookies favourite Steve Cotterill, but also in ex England manager Steve McClaren.Just spoken with … Continue reading Swann considers short term appointment; reveals interest in Cotterill and ex England manager

Former Peterborough boss’ odds on becoming new Iron manager shorten

It may only be two days since it was announced that the Iron had sacked Graham Alexander, but it seems we may be in for a quick appointment.Nick Daws and Andy Dawson will be in temporary charge, BBC Humberside journalist Mike White announced - but Peter Swann will want a permanent man in place for the … Continue reading Former Peterborough boss’ odds on becoming new Iron manager shorten

Scunthorpe’s Glanford Park woes a mystery to Graham Alexander

Scunthorpe United boss Graham Alexander has admitted he has been left bemused by his side's shocking home form in 2018 so far.Alexander's Iron have only won once in 2018, a narrow defeat of bottom of the table at the time Bury, on January 1st.Barring that victory, United have picked up a point against Doncaster Rovers … Continue reading Scunthorpe’s Glanford Park woes a mystery to Graham Alexander

Clarke back in training; Toney could make comeback against Wigan

The Iron were handed another fitness boost this week, when it was revealed that Jordan Clarke was back in training - whilst Ivan Toney could return to the starting line-up against Wigan.During his Thursday presser, Graham Alexander delivered the positive news with regards to Clarke, who has been missing since he tore his hamstring during … Continue reading Clarke back in training; Toney could make comeback against Wigan

Graham Alexander reveals Luke Williams injury boost

Scunthorpe United and Graham Alexander were handed a boost when the Iron manager revealed the injury he sustained on Saturday was not as bad as first feared.The attacker was a second half substitute, but left the pitch in tears, holding his hamstring.After the game, Alexander had told the Scunthorpe Telegraph that the injury may be season-ending, … Continue reading Graham Alexander reveals Luke Williams injury boost

Wigan the perfect place to go and rid the Iron of their poor form, says Bishop

Scunthorpe midfielder Neal Bishop believes the chance to claim a reputable scalp in Wigan at the DW Stadium on Saturday is the perfect scenario to start a good run of form.The Iron have won just twice in 2018 so far, and have only gained three points from the last five games.Despite the disastrous run, Bishop … Continue reading Wigan the perfect place to go and rid the Iron of their poor form, says Bishop

YOUR VIEW: Jade Hope discusses the Iron’s recent woes

Welcome back to Any Old Iron. Today's post is inspired by our recent games, and how one loss has led to multiple. I'm not a negative fan, and always aim to look at the bright side of our results, but something lately doesn't seem right.Whether it's to do with the team collectively, or certain individuals, we … Continue reading YOUR VIEW: Jade Hope discusses the Iron’s recent woes