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OTD: August 27

27 August 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 27...

Today marks the 29th Anniversary since the first league game at Glanford Park.

The Iron beat Hereford United 3-1 in front of 3,663 people on that day, with Dave Cowling, Tony Daws and Kevin Taylor scoring the goals.

It is one of only three wins on that day, with the most recent coming against Wrexham in 1991 in a League Cup match which saw current Iron boss Graham Alexander score. 

Overall playing record for August 27: Played 11, Won 3, Drawn 4, Lost 4, Scored 16, Conceded 16.

The Iron's full record for August 27 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2016 LG 1 Port Vale 3-1 Iron Morris
2011 LG 1 Sheff Wed 3-2 Iron Grant, Duffy
2001 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Lincoln Beagrie
1996 DIV 3 Iron 0-2 Scarborough  
1994 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Northampton Bradley
1991 LG CUP R1 Iron 3-0 Wrexham Humphries, Alexander, Helliwell
1988 DIV 4 Iron 3-1 Hereford Cowling, Daws, Taylor
1983 DIV 3 Port Vale 0-0 Iron  
1966 DIV 3 Orient 3-1 Iron Ash
1963 DIV 2 Iron 1-2 Northampton Lawther
1960 DIV 2 Iron 2-2 Orient Thomas 2
1955 DIV 3N Iron 2-1 Oldham Haigh, Callaghan 

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