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OTD: December 15

15 December 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 15...

The Iron booked an FA Cup third round trip to Chelsea with a 3-0 second round replay win over Leyton Orient On This Day in 2015.

After a 0-0 draw in the original game, neither side could break the deadlock until Scunthorpe scored two goals in five second-half minutes.

Orient defender Jean-Yves Mvoto put into his own net before Jack King scrambled in the second.

Hakeeb Adelakun's injury-time tap-in sealed victory for the Iron.

Overall playing record for December 15: Played 11, Won 6, Drawn 2, Lost 3, Scored 20, Conceded 15. 

The Iron's full record for December 15 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2015 FAC R2r Iron 3-0 Orient Mvoto (og), King, Adelakun
2012 LG 1 Orient 1-3 Iron Ribeiro, Hawley, Mozika
2007 CHAMP Ipswich 3-2 Iron Paterson 2
2006 LG 1 Iron 1-3 Blackpool Baraclough
2001 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Hull Hodges, Torpey
1990 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Doncaster Flounders
1987 FLT PR Grimsby 1-2 Iron Harle, Flounders
1979 DIV 4 Newport 2-1 Iron Stewart
1967 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Peterborough Deere, Barton
1962 DIV 2 Southampton 1-1 Iron Hodgson
1956 DIV 3N Darlington 1-2 Iron Fletcher 2 

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