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28 February 2014

Saturday’s game at Newport County could see the Iron extend their unbeaten run to 18 matches and potentially go top with victory.

While United have not lost a game since November, Justin Edinburgh’s side have only won one of their last nine.

Their most recent victory came in a 3-2 win at home to Oxford United three matches ago.

The only previous meeting between the two sides was a 1-1 draw at Glanford Park in August this season.

Team News: Scunthorpe United...

There are no fresh injury worries, although Deon Burton (calf) continues to remain out.

Last line-up: Slocombe, Nolan, Mirfin, Canavan, Williams, Adelakun, McAllister, Syers, McSheffrey, Winnall, Madden.

Team News: Newport County...

The Exiles have no fresh injury concerns or suspensions to worry about for the game at Rodney Parade, and captain David Pipe could return to the side after being rested.

Last line-up: Parish, Yakubu, Worley, Anthony, Willmott, Sandell, Porter, Chapman, Burge, Zebroski, Jolley.

Edinburgh told BBC Radio Wales after the defeat to AFC Wimbledon: "We've got another tough game here on Saturday and we're certainly going to have to play a lot better than we have done."

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