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OTD: August 19

19 August 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 19...

On this day in 1950, the Iron (a new nickname ahead of the season) played their first-ever game in the league along with Shrewsbury Town with both teams sharing a point to get off the mark in Division Three North.

It was a historic day for United, with the team line-up as follows: Thompson, Barker, Brownsword, Allen, Taylor, McCormick, Mosby, Payne, Gorin, Rees, Boyes.
Overall playing record for August 19: Played 10, Won 1, Drawn 4, Lost 5, Scored 10, Conceded 17.

The Iron's full record for August 19 is as follows:
2014  LG 1 Iron 0-2 Fleetwood   
2006 LG 1 Rotherham 2-1 Iron Sharp
2000  LD3 Iron 2-0 Kidderminster Torpey, Graves 
1995  LD3  Lincoln City 1-0 Iron  
1980  DIV 4 Rochdale 4-0 Iron  
1978 DIV 4 Port Vale 2-2 Iron Wigg, Pilling
1967 DIV 3 Peterborough 1-1 Iron Barton
1961  DIV 2 Iron 3-3 Brighton  Marriott (pen), Godfrey, Thomas
1950 DIV 3N  Iron 0-0 Shrewsbury   

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