The Iron return to action against Dorking Wanderers on Saturday following last week’s 1-1 draw with York City which, again, saw United fight back to take a point from a losing position.
TICKET & HOSPITALITY NEWS
Scunthorpe United can announce a special offer for season ticket holders for the upcoming home clash. Season Ticket holders can bring a friend for just £10 for the fixture against Dorking Wanderers (£15 in executive seats). This offer is available up until kick-off on Saturday, September 24th but must be purchased either online (details here) or in person/over the phone. The offer is not available on the turnstiles.
Click here for full ticket details, including more information regarding the season ticket friend for a tenner offer, ahead of the game.
Former Iron defender and current kit manager Nathan Stanton will be the special guest taking part in a Question-and-Answer session in the restaurant. The 41-year-old made 276 appearances and scored one goal between 1998 and 2006, after coming up through the club's youth ranks. You can find matchday hospitality ticketing/pricing details by clicking here.
Dan Gallimore missed United’s game against York City last Saturday through illness.
Colin Daniel is expected to miss the weekend; however, signs suggest that the 34-year-old could be made available for Torquay (A) the following weekend.
Attacker Jordan Hallam (hamstring) and defender Kgosi Nthle (calf) remain absent.
Wanderers drew first blood from promotion-pushing Notts County last weekend, where a James McShane hat-trick gave Dorking a 3-1 victory and County their first loss of the season in the process. The side based in Surrey sit 11th in the league with 13 points, winning four of their nine fixtures so far.
Founded in just 1999, Dorking Wanderers earnt promotion to the National League for the first time in their history last season, finishing second in the National League South. A convincing 3-0 victory against Oxford City in the semi-final saw them face Ebbsfleet United at home, where Wanderersthen clinched promotion in dramatic fashion with a winner coming after extra time.
For more information on our visitors, click here.
The referee will be Steven Copeland, who will be assisted by Paul Tomes and Martin Parker. The fourth official will be Michael Trevethan.
The ticket office and club shop open from 11:00am, with the Iron Bar shortly following at 11:30am.
The car park will open at midday, where a £1 saving can be made (before 11am on matchday) by purchasing your spot in advance here.
Local musician Jonathan Whittaker will join us in the marquee for the first time on Saturday, starting his set at roughly 1:45pm.
We welcome back familiar vendors Time and Plaice, Phat Pateez Grill and Sheridan's Ices outside the Iron Bar. The vendors will be selling fish and chips, a range of hot-food (such as burgers, hot-dogs, chips) and ice creams respectively.
Additionally, turnstiles are also open an hour-and-a-half before kick-off for fans wishing to enter the stadium.