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OTD: November 16

16 November 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on November 16...

Hat-trick hero Steve Torpey fired Scunthorpe into the FA Cup second round following a comfortable win at Northwich On This Day in 2002.

In a scrappy start to the game, the visitors made much of the early play but struggled to create any clear-cut chances.

But Torpey converted an Andy Dawson cross from close range just before half-time.

He then settled Scunthorpe's obvious nerves with a far-post header after the resumption - his 13th goal of the season.

Scunthorpe goalkeeper Tom Evans denied Jimmy Quinn as the hosts tried to get back into the game.

But a penalty converted by Torpey after Lee Featherstone had been fouled by Mathew Parry settled the match. 

Overall playing record for November 16: Played 7, Won 4, Drawn 2, Lost 1, Scored 13, Conceded 7.

The Iron's full record for November 16 is as follows: 
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2013 LG 2 Iron 0-2 Accrington  
2002 FAC R1 Northwich 0-3 Iron Torpey 3
1996 FAC R1 Iron 4-1 Rotherham Baker 2, D'Auria, Clarkson
1991 FAC R1 Iron 1-1 Rotherham Helliwell
1974 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Rochdale Pilling 2
1963 DIV 2 Iron 1-0 Plymouth Neale
1962 DIV 2 Iron 2-1 Derby Howells, Hodgson 

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