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Match pack: Shrewsbury Town (H)

16 March 2018

The Iron are back at Glanford Park this Saturday when Shrewsbury make the visit for our latest Sky Bet League One clash (kick-off 3pm).

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16 March 2018

Graham Alexander’s side drew 3-3 at high-flying Wigan last weekend, with a brace from Tom Hopper and a goal from Ivan Toney.

Shrewsbury, who are in third position, beat Walsall 2-0 as they look to achieve automatic promotion.

Jordan Clarke (hamstring) has trained all week and is improving every day. He could play in a behind-closed-doors reserve game next week.

Fellow right-back Marnick Vermijl (hamstring) has taken part in the warm-up sessions ahead of training, but he will still be unavailable.

Striker Lee Novak (heel) will be out for a further few weeks and has gone to see a specialist.

Luke Williams (scar tissue injury) is still a couple of weeks away.


2017-18 - Sat 30 Sep LG 1 Shrews 2-0 Iron  
2016-17 - Sat 11 Feb LG 1 Iron 0-1 Shrews  
2016-17 - Tue 4 Oct  FLT GS  Iron 2-0 Shrews  Lancashire og, Margetts 
2016-17 - Sat 17 Sep  LG 1  Shrews 0-1 Iron  Mirfin 
2015-16 - Sat 12 Mar  LG 1  Shrews 2-2 Iron  Wootton, Madden 
2015-16 - Sat 17 Oct  LG 1  Iron 2-1 Shrews  Laird, Madden 
2012-13 - Sat 5 Jan  LG 1  Iron 0-0 Shrews   
2012-13 - Sat 15 Sep  LG 1  Shrews 0-1 Iron  Clarke 
2004-05 - Sat 7 May  DIV 3  Shrews 0-0 Iron   
2004-05 - Sat 27 Nov  DIV 3  Iron 3-1 Shrews  Beagrie, Hayes, Taylor 
2003-04 - Sat 8 Nov  FAC R1  Iron 2-1 Shrews  Hayes 2 
2003-04 - Tue 14 Oct  FLT R2  Iron 2-1 Shrews  Jackson, Kell 
2002-03 - Sat 3 May  DIV 3  Shrews 1-2 Iron  Dalglish 2 
2002-03 - Sat 28 Sep  DIV 3  Iron 1-1 Shrews  Sparrow 
2001-02 - Sat 2 Feb  DIV 3  Shrews 2-2 Iron  Jackson, Quailey 
2001-02 - Sat 29 Sep  DIV 3  Iron 3-1 Shrews  Thom, Carruthers, Quailey 
2000-01 - Sat 14 Apr  DIV 3  Shrews 0-2 Iron  Torpey, Wilcox 
2000-01 - Tue 24 Oct  DIV 3  Iron 2-0 Shrews  Ipoua, Dawson 
1998-99 - Sat 9 Jan  DIV 3  Iron 3-0 Shrews  Forrester, Eyre, Gayle 
1998-99 - Sat 8 Aug  DIV 3  Shrews 2-1 Iron  Forrester 
1997-98 - Sat 2 May  DIV 3  Shrews 0-2 Iron  Marshall, Forrester 
1997-98 - Tue 21 Oct  DIV 3  Iron 1-1 Shrews  Forrester 
1996-97 - Tue 11 Feb  FLT R2  Shrews 2-1 Iron  Hope 
1995-96 - Tue 12 Dec  FAC R2 R  Shrews 2-1 Iron  Paterson 
1995-96 - Sat 2 Dec  FAC R2  Iron 1-1 Shrews  Eyre 
1993-94 - Sat 30 Apr  DIV 3  Iron 1-4 Shrews  Juryeff 
1993-94 - Sat 20 Nov  DIV 3  Shrews 0-0 Iron   
1993-94 - Tue 24 Aug  LG CUP R1 L2  Iron 1-1 Shrews  Martin 
1993-94 - Tue 17 Aug  LG CUP R1 L1  Shrews 1-0 Iron   
1992-93 - Tue 26 Jan  DIV 3  Shrews 2-1 Iron  Helliwell 
1992-93 - Sat 29 Aug  DIV 3  Iron 1-1 Shrews  Alexander 
1974-75 - Sat 15 Mar  DIV 4  Iron 1-0 Shrews  Davidson 
1974-75 - Sat 28 Sep  DIV 4  Shrews 5-0 Iron   
1972-73 - Fri 30 Mar  DIV 3  Shrews 4-2 Iron  Kirk, Collier 
1972-73 - Sat 25 Nov  DIV 3  Iron 1-0 Shrews  Fletcher 
1967-68 - Sat 13 Apr  DIV 3  Shrews 4-0 Iron   
1967-68 - Fri 17 Nov  DIV 3  Iron 0-0 Shrews   
1966-67 - Sat 4 Feb  DIV 3  Iron 2-0 Shrews  Rusling 2 
1966-67 - Sat 24 Sep  DIV 3  Shrews 4-3 Iron  Ash, Barton, Smith 
1965-66 - Tue 28 Dec  DIV 3  Iron 1-4 Shrews  Bedford 
1965-66 - Mon 27 Dec  DIV 3  Shrews 1-4 Iron  Bedford 3, Hutton 
1964-65 - Sat 2 Jan  DIV 3  Shrews 3-2 Iron  Hutton, Scott 
1964-65 - Fri 4 Sep  DIV 3  Iron 3-2 Shrews  Lawther, Sloan, Ratcliffe 
1950-51 - Sat 16 Dec  DIV 3 (N)  Shrews 3-1 Iron  Gorin 
1950-51 - Sat 19 Aug  DIV 3 (N)  Iron 0-0 Shrews   

Our full record against Shrewsbury is as follows: 

  P W D L F A
Home 23  12  33  21 
Away 22  12  28  40 
TOTAL 45  18  12  15  61  61 

Shaun Whalley has tallied up six league goals (10 in all competitions) and 10 assists this season, proving to be a key player in Shrewsbury’s strong season.

The midfielder has been with Salop since 2015, playing in 110 games and scoring 20 goals.

The 30-year-old began his career at Chester City and has played for a number of other clubs, including Luton Town, Southport and Accrington Stanley.

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Report: Iron 1-2 Shrewsbury Town

17 March 2018

United were defeated 2-1 by Shrewsbury Town at Glanford Park on Saturday.

Josh Morris’ free-kick gave the home side the lead early in the first-half, but the Shrews hit back through Jon Nolan and then a Stefan Payne penalty in the second period.

The Iron came into the match making no changes from the side that drew 3-3 at Wigan Athletic a week earlier.

On three minutes, Funso Ojo tried to chip the ball over the Shrewsbury defence, but the ball held up in the wind. Ryan Yates then attempted to lob the goalkeeper, who collected the ball.

Four minutes later, the Iron were presented with a free-kick on the edge of the box, as Ivan Toney rounded the goalkeeper, but was brought down by Aristote Nsiala, who received a yellow card.

And Morris duly stepped to score from the free-kick. He curled his effort over the wall and the ball dropped in the wind, hitting the back of the net.

On 11 minutes, Morris went extremely close to scoring from another free-kick. The winger curled the ball from 25-yards out with it just going over the bar.

Then, two minutes later, Duane Holmes thundered a volley onto the crossbar from inside the area after Morris’ left-wing cross was cleared as far as him.

With 17 minutes on the clock, Murray Wallace then had a go. He dribbled inside with the ball and looked to curl it into the far corner with his right foot, but it rolled wide of the target.

Rory McArdle made a solid tackle inside his own area in the 22nd minute, as Rodman looked to make something happen for the visitors. They won a corner but nothing came of it.

Three minutes later, Holmes used his pace to burst down the right flank and won a corner for United. From the subsequent set-piece, Morris found the head of Burgess but he headed wide of the post.

On 28 minutes, Ben Godfrey dragged a long-range strike wide of the left post for the away side.

United had a great chance on 39 minutes, as an excellent pass from Holmes allowed Morris to go one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but Henderson saved with his feet.

Ivan Toney was pulled to the ground on 42 minutes and the Iron were handed a penalty. However, Dean Henderson saved Morris’ penalty low to his right.

In the second minute of first-half stoppage time, United attacked and Tom Hopper sent a volleyed effort over the crossbar.

Three minutes into the second period, Henderson rushed off his line to stop Hopper and the goalkeeper then got back to his feet to beat Toney to the ball, clearing it away.

Shrewsbury equalised through Nolan on 51 minutes. He played a neat one-two with Morris and he slotted the ball under Gilks.

Three minutes later, Toney struck a long-range free-kick wide of goal.

In the 55th minute, Shrewsbury took a corner, which was cleared back to the taker Whalley, who then fired a shot towards the near post. It went wide.

There minutes later, Shrewsbury won a penalty as Nolan was fouled in the area. Stefan Payne stepped up to fire past Gilks and into the far left corner.

Morris took a shot on the edge of the box on 64 minutes, taking a deflection and looping into Henderson’s hands.

On 68 minutes, Morris forced Henderson into a brilliant save. He curled a free-kick towards the top right corner, but the ‘keeper tipped it over.

Scunthorpe pushed for a leveller and on 72 minutes, Toney headed over the crossbar after Ojo had sent in a free-kick.

A minute later, Ojo had a go himself as he fizzed an effort just wide of Henderson’s bottom left-hand post from 20 yards.

In the 80th minute, Gilks saved a shot from Alex Rodman comfortably, as he looked to bend the ball into the far corner.

Two minutes later, the visitors hit the crossbar as Gilks punched the free-kick away. It fell to Ogogo, who hit the bar following a deflection.

There were four minutes of stoppage time but United couldn’t find the equaliser.

Scunthorpe United: Gilks, Wallace, Ojo, Toney (Wootton 77), Morris, Bishop (Clarke 68), Hopper, Holmes (Adelakun 68), Burgess, McArdle, Yates.
Substitutes: Watson, Townsend, Goode, McGeehan.

Shrewsbury Town: Henderson, Godfrey (Payne, 32), Sadler, Beckles, Whalley, Agogo, C Morris (John-Lewis, 87), Hendrie, Nolan, Nsiala, Rodman.
Substitutes: MacGillivray, Lowe, Thomas, B Morris, Jones.

Attendance: 3,824.

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16 March 2018

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Final Five ticket bundle

16 March 2018

The game will played on Saturday, March 17th, 2018 (3.00pm kick-off).

Supporters can buy at Early Bird prices until the ticket office closes on Friday, March 16th at 5pm, and also until three hours before kick-off online via our ticketing website ( Matchday prices then apply.

Buying online also enables fans to use our ‘e-ticket’ option which emails the ticket across to the supporter's email address, and enables them to print the ticket at home, or scan from their mobile at the turnstile.

Fans will be able to pay on the gate for Turnstiles 2A and 2B of the Britcon Stand, and also Turnstile 5A of the Clugston Stand.

United's encounter against the Shrews is a Category B fixture.

Category B Early Bird Member Category B Early Bird Category B Matchday
Adult £21 £22 £25
£14 £15 £17
U18 £5 £6 £8
U12* Free Free Free
Category B Early Bird Member Category B Early Bird Category B Matchday
Adult £21 £22 £25
£14 £15 £17
U18 £5 £6 £8
U12* Free Free Free
Category B Early Bird Member Category B Early Bird Category B Matchday
Adult £17 £18 £21
£12 £13 £15
U18 £5 £6 £8
U12* Free Free Free
Category B Early Bird Member Category B Early Bird Category B Matchday
Adult £19 £20 £23
£13 £14 £16
U18** £3 £4 £6
U12* Free Free Free
Category B Early Bird Member Category B Early Bird Category B Matchday
Adult £29 £30 £33
65 £22 £23 £25
U21 £17 £18 £20
U18 £12 £13 £15

* Maximum of two under 12’s free per paying adult/concession. Subsequent juniors must be paid for at the U18 rate. 

** Must be accompanied by paying adult/concession.



Call 01724 747670


The Glanford Park ticket office is open at the following times:

Friday, March 16 - 8.30am until 5pm
Saturday, March 17 - 9am until 3pm (and also for a short period of time after the Shrewsbury game)

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