The Iron are close to agreeing a deal which would see centre back George Taft join on a permanent deal from Bolton Wanderers, following his impressive loan so far.
Just as fans were starting to talk on social media about the need to lock down in form players that are out of contract this summer, Scunthorpe have revealed Alfie Beestin has signed a contract until June 2022.
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.