Despite the rather horrifying display on Saturday afternoon, it was at least slightly refreshing to wake up to news on Sunday morning that Junior Brown had returned to the iron as a free agent.
The Iron have unveiled the signing of German centre forward Kenan Dünnwald-Turan on a two-year deal.
Kevin Pressman has left his role as assistant manager to the under 23s at Scunthorpe, according to a report.
Russ Wilcox will return to his former role as the Scunthorpe under 23s manager ahead of the new season, with a new manager reportedly set to be in place by Monday.
The Iron have reportedly joined Gillingham, Doncaster, Salford in the race to sign former Ipswich striker Jordan Roberts, according to the East Anglian Times.
Former Iron midfielder Levi Sutton has been unveiled as Bradford City's first summer signing, following his release from Scunthorpe earlier in the summer.
The Iron look set to tempt Shrewsbury Town striker Lenell John-Lewis to the club during the January window, a report states.
As expected, Scunthorpe striker Kyle Wootton has left the club to join National League side Notts County on a permanent deal.
Scunthorpe winger Adam Hammill - who is expected to depart United before today's deadline - has turned down a move to an unnamed club.
The Iron have announced the season-long loan of Rotherham United forward Jamie Proctor - but he may not be the only business the club reveal today.