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OTD: August 24

24 August 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 24...

When the fixtures came out ahead of the 1954/55 season, the majority of supporters will have been looking forward to the second fixture more than the first.

The Iron travelled to Blundell Park to compete in an early local derby in which three-to-four thousand Scunthorpe supporters commuted for the game to see their side tear apart the Mariners in front of a total crowd of over 20,000.
 
It was the hosts who went ahead after 12 minutes though, with McGill's shot restoring parity before the interval.
 
The second half belonged to United with goals from Gregory, Brown and Jones.  
 
Overall playing record for August 24: Played 13, Won 5, Drawn 4, Lost 4, Scored 18, Conceded 19.

The Iron's full record for August 24 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2013 LG 2 AFC Wimbledon 3-2 Iron Winnall, Iwelumo
2010   LG CUP    Iron 4-2 Sheff Wed Collins, Dagnall (2), O'Connor
2002  LD 3 Iron 2-1 York Smith (og), Carruthers
1999 LG CUP   Huddersfield 0-0 Iron  
1996   LD 3 Iron 1-0 Torquay  Clarkson
1993  LG CUP Iron 1-1 Shrewsbury  Martin
1991 DIV 4 Iron 3-2 Doncaster Helliwell, Alexander, Daws
1974 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1963  DIV 2 Swindon 3-0 Iron  
1959   DIV 2  Plymouth 4-0 Iron  
1957 DIV 3N Chesterfield 1-1 Iron  Marriott
1954   DIV 3N   Grimsby 1-4 Iron Brown (2), McGill, Gregory
1953 DIV 3N   Gateshead 0-0 Iron  

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