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OTD: September 5

5 September 2017

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on September 5...

Chris Hope and John Gayle both scored in our last win on this day, when we defeated Torquay United 2-0 at Glanford Park back in the promotion season of 1998-99.

It is one of four victories from the games played out on September 5, with the first coming in 1957 when Doug Fletcher netted the winner in a 1-0 victory over Tranmere.

United have also been successful against Bristol Rovers and Rochdale in 1961 and 1987 respectively.

Overall playing record for September 5: Played 11, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 13. 

The Iron's full record for September 5 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2015 LG 1 Iron 0-1 Blackpool  
2000 LG CUP R1 Iron 1-4 Wigan Torpey
1998 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Torquay Hope, Gayle
1992 DIV 3 Lincoln 1-0 Iron  
1987 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Rochdale Dixon
1981 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Blackpool Oates
1970 DIV 4 Iron 0-0 Cambridge  
1961 DIV 2 Iron 2-1 Bristol R Godfrey, Thomas
1959 DIV 2 Rotherham 1-1 Iron Haigh
1957 DIV 3N Iron 1-0 Tranmere Fletcher
1953 DIV 3N Southport 4-3 Iron Brown, Haigh, Whitfield 

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