The latest issue of our brand new matchday magazine will go on sale this Tuesday when we host Southend United.The 88-page matchday magazine is packed full of content as we look to improve on last season's Football League Award-winning effort.
The Southend United issue includes...
> A goal flicker on every page, reliving Paddy Madden and Dave Syers' goals at Newport
> Notes from manager Russ Wilcox, captain Sam Slocombe, stadium manager Alan Welsh, club chaplain Alan Wright and from other departments of the club
> A round-up of all the latest club news
> An in-depth interview with defender Andy Dawson
> A guide to links between the Iron and Southend United, an introduction to the Shrimpers, a squad overview, a manager profile, interviews with a journalist and fan, memories of one of their greatest captain, and a star man selected by former Iron chief scout Lee Turnbull
> We have a number of supporters' columns too
> Commercial manager Michelle Harness presents the latest commercial information in a two-page column, and we also have kit sponsorship and business partner information
> We have all the latest news from the SUFC Trust, plus the latest of Lee Turnbull's columns for this season
> Our Junior Iron section features a new column from Scunny Bunny, Face in the Crowd, mascot information, quizzes, plus an insight into Matt Godden's first ever game and footballing heroes. In addition, there is spot the difference, junior membership information, Matt Godden's favourite forms of entertainment, plus a cartoon and factfile about Matt Sparrow.
> We have a pull-out poster featuring Andy Dawson
> Our matchday quiz Iron Interrogation continues
> Our Iron Vault history section features an interview with Mark Lillis, The Ex Files, the Dossier, Play It Again, Iron v Southend Mementos, new series Home Ground, brand new feature Bob Steels' Dream Team, Player of the Year, Hat-Trick Heroes, John Staff turns the clock back 100 years to revisit the 1913-14 campaign and This is how it feels to be Iron
> We also continue our brand new Iron Family fan section, featuring your messages, a column from Supporters' Liaison Officer Andy Brown, a column from the Iron's Official Supporters' Club, details about how you can make more of your matchday, news from SULSESC, a Winterton Iron update, plus contact details for all our supporters' clubs. In addition, we also have the latest column from the Iron Trust
> We also capitalise on the club's expanding social media presence with the latest of our new The Social Network double spreads, featuring your views!
> We find out Matt Sparrow's First, Last and Everything as he kicks off a new series of features
> George Grayson is the latest player to take part in Lucky Dip
> We get Christian Ribeiro's all-time dream XI
> There are also reviews and photography from the game with Northampton Town
> There are more statistics and facts than you can shake a stick at, plus all the fixtures for 2013-14, and match odds
> Our League Two review feature It Takes Two takes flight
> Plus all the latest ticket office news
> We round things off with a preview of the next home clash, against Burton Albion, plus a squad check!
For all this, and much more besides, make sure you get a copy of our multi award-winning matchday magazine THE IRON. On sale all around the stadium for £3.00 this Tuesday.