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12 September 2016

Continuing a brand new website feature, we take a look at all the essentials from our 4-0 victory over Southend United on Saturday.

The Iron continued their fine home form with another win and another four goals without reply against Southend United.

The Shrimpers were Scunthorpe's latest victims in North Lincolnshire as they recorded a seventh league win on the bounce with Paddy Madden returning to the starting line-up to notch his first of the campaign, with Kevin van Veen doubling the advantage before the interval.

Player of the month for August Josh Morris grabbed another goal to remain top scorer in the division, with Richie Smallwood coming off the bench to seal the victory with a thunderous volley on his debut.

To view a full match report from the game, click here.

Relive our minute-by-minute coverage of the game either on our Twitter page or via our Website Feed, embedded into the website.

To view extended highlights of the game on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.


To view all four goals from our GoPro camera located behind the goal, click here.

Following the game, Graham Alexander labelled his side "superb" as they tallied another home league win in emphatic style.

To view the Iron boss' full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

Following the game, the club spoke to striker Paddy Madden, who notched on his Iron return, and Duane Holmes who boss Alexander labelled as "unplayable" following his display and impact in the victory.

To view Paddy Madden's full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

To view Duane Holmes' thoughts following the encounter, click here.

You can view a full gallery of the game, presented by photographers Damon Campion, Simon Wright and Luke Broughton by clicking here or on the image below.

OFF THE MARK: Paddy Madden broke the deadlock on his return to the starting line-up. He's shown here celebrating with Duane Holmes, who provided the assist.

Bolton Wanderers remain top of the Sky Bet League One table despite being held to a 1-1 draw for the second successive week, this time against Milton Keynes Dons.

Mark Beevers gave the unbeaten Trotters and early lead but Ryan Colclough's second-half goal earned the visitors a share of the spoils with the Iron remaining hot on their heels in second place with a game in hand.

There were late goals at Fleetwood and Peterborough, where the visiting opponents both rescued points late on in 2-2 draws. Lee Novak got Charlton's second at Highbury, while Posh were denied by a last-gasp penalty from Port Vale striker Alex Jones.

That scoreline was mirrored by Bristol Rovers and Rochdale, while the points were also shared in three other League One encounters. Gillingham versus Bradford, Millwall against Coventry and Oldham's home encounter with Chesterfield ended all-square.

Elsewhere, Northampton Town continued their superb unbeaten run to 31 games as they brushed aside Walsall with Oxford enjoying a derby day victory over Swindon. Bury's Danny Mayor starred for the Shakers, netting late on to seal a 2-1 victory over Shrewsbury, while Sheffield United edged past AFC Wimbledon.


AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Sheffield United
Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Milton Keynes Dons
Bristol Rovers 2-2 Rochdale
Bury 2-1 Shrewsbury Town
Fleetwood Town 2-2 Charlton Athletic
Gillingham 1-1 Bradford City
Millwall 1-1 Coventry City
Northampton Town 2-0 Walsall
Oldham Athletic 0-0 Chesterfield
Oxford United 2-0 Swindon Town
Peterborough United 2-2 Port Vale


Bradford City v Bristol Rovers
Charlton Athletic v AFC Wimbledon
Chesterfield v Northampton Town
Coventry City v Oldham Athletic
Milton Keynes Dons v Oxford United
Port Vale v Gillingham
Rochdale v Fleetwood Town
Sheffield United v Peterborough United
Shrewsbury Town v Scunthorpe United
Southend United v Millwall
Swindon Town v Bury
Walsall v Bolton Wanderers

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