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⏪ Rewind 60 years: 1957-58: September 7th: The reigning Champions of Division Three North

7 September 2017

United collected another two points as they edged to a 2-1 victory away at Gateshead.

Despite bad weather conditions, the Iron were able to combat that and their opponents in what was described as a tactical triumph in the first half playing into the wind.

Ronnie Waldock got an early goal for the Iron before Gateshead's Gibson restored parity on 50 minutes. Doug Fletcher would net the winner six minutes from time.

GATESHEAD 1-2 SCUNTHORPE UNITED
Gibson   Waldock, Fletcher

MATCH INFORMATION...

GATESHEAD XI: Taylor, Hewson, Oldham, Callender, Trewick, Dawson, Ingham, Smith, Gibson, Kirkley, Watson
SCUNTHORPE XI: Hardwick, Horstead, Brownsword, Marshall, Heward, Bushby, Marriott, Waldock, Fletcher, Haigh, Jones
REFEREE: Mr A E Ellis (Halifax)
ATTENDANCE: 5,666

MATCH REPORT...

GALE WAS NO HANDICAP TO UNITED

Scan reproduced thanks to permission from the Scunthorpe Telegraph.


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