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OTD: December 18

18 December 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 18...

Andy Butler headed home twice against Rushden to keep Scunthorpe seven points clear at the top of the Division Three table On This Day in 2004.

Rushden surprised the leaders by taking an early lead when on-loan Gary Mulligan drilled home from close range.

But Peter Beagrie's pinpoint accuracy from set-pieces proved valuable as Butler twice headed in corners to put the visitors ahead.

Paul Hayes then set up Steve Torpey to put the result beyond doubt with a blasted effort from distance.

Overall playing record for December 18: Played 12, Won 6, Drawn 1, Lost 5, Scored 18, Conceded 21. 

The Iron's full record for December 18 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2004 LG 2 Rushden 1-3 Iron Butler 2, Torpey
1999 DIV 2 Iron 0-2 Bury  
1993 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Wigan Carmichael
1990 FLT PR Iron 3-1 Chesterfield Lillis 2, Taylor
1989 FAC R2 r Burnley 5-0 Iron  
1987 DIV 4 Iron 2-3 Torquay Impey (og), Russell
1982 DIV 4 Blackpool 3-1 Iron Cammack
1971 DIV 4 Doncaster 0-2 Iron Fletcher, Kerr
1970 DIV 4 Southend 2-2 Iron Davidson, Kirk
1964 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 QPR Ratcliffe, Neal
1958 DIV 2 Iron 1-0 Cardiff Marriott
1954 DIV 3N Halifax 3-1 Iron McGill 

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