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OTD: December 26

26 December 2018

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 26...

Former Iron players born on this day: Christian Sansam (1975).

Scunthorpe strengthened their promotion challenge with a comfortable victory over managerless Hartlepool in 2008.

Grant McCann gave Scunthorpe the lead in the 32nd minute, direct from a 25-yard free kick.

The home side made it 2-0 early in the second half when Gary Hooper did well under pressure to steer a right-foot shot past keeper Arran Lee-Barrett.

In the 89th minute sub Paul Hayes made it 3-0 when he converted a penalty after Ben May had been pulled down.

Overall playing record for December 26: Played 52, Won 19, Drawn 16, Lost 17, Scored 62, Conceded 73.

The Iron's full record for December 26 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2017 LG 1 Blackpool 2-3 Iron Hopper, Holmes, Adelakun
2016 LG 1 Bradford 0-0 Iron  
2015 LG 1 Doncaster 0-1 Iron Madden
2014 LG 1 Iron 2-1 Rochdale O'Neil, Madden
2013 LG 2 Bury 2-2 Iron Winnall 2
2012 LG 1 Sheff Utd 3-0 Iron  
2011 LG 1 Iron 1-3 Bury O'Connor
2009 CHAMP Middlesbrough 3-0 Iron  
2008 LG 1 Iron 3-0 Hartlepool McCann, Hooper, Hayes
2007 CHAMP Preston 0-1 Iron Paterson
2006 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Chesterfield Sharp
2005 LG 1 Iron 2-2 Chesterfield Baraclough, Johnson
2004 LG 2 Chester 1-1 Iron Torpey
2003 DIV 3 Doncaster 1-0 Iron  
2002 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Rushden  
2000 DIV 3 Lincoln 1-1 Iron Ipoua
1999 DIV 2 Oldham 1-1 Iron Hope
1998 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Hartlepool Forrester
1997 DIV 3 Iron 1-2 Notts Co Hendon (og)
1994 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Lincoln Juryeff, Eyre
1992 DIV 3 Rochdale 2-0 Iron  
1991 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Gillingham White, Martin
1989 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Grimsby Daws, Marshall
1988 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Hartlepool Harle
1987 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Darlington Flounders
1986 DIV 4 Peterborough 1-1 Iron Russell
1985 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Hartlepool Matthews
1984 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Stockport Cammack
1983 DIV 3 Hull 1-0 Iron  
1980 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1979 DIV 4 Port Vale 1-0 Iron  
1978 DIV 4 Iron 2-1 Grimsby Kilmore, Grimes
1977 DIV 4 Doncaster 1-1 Iron Wigg
1975 DIV 4 Bradford 0-0 Iron  
1974 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Darlington Davidson
1973 DIV 4 Iron 2-1 Doncaster Pilling, Barker
1972 DIV 3 Grimsby 1-0 Iron  
1970 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Brentford Heath
1969 DIV 4 Peterborough 2-2 Iron Barker, Kerr
1968 DIV 4 Halifax 2-0 Iron  
1967 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Oxford Sloan
1964 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Grimsby Ratcliffe, Kirkman
1963 DIV 2 Man City 8-1 Iron Lawther
1961 DIV 2 Leeds 1-4 Iron Thomas 4
1959 DIV 2 Iron 3-2 Derby Middleton 2, Donnelly
1958 DIV 2 Iron 3-2 Sunderland Ashurst (og), Neale, Sharpe
1957 DIV 3N Halifax 0-1 Iron Waldock
1956 DIV 3N Iron 1-4 Derby McGill
1955 DIV 3N Bradford 4-3 Iron Gregory 2, Brown
1953 DIV 3N Darlington 3-0 Iron  
1951 DIV 3N Iron 1-3 Grimsby Powell
1950 DIV 3N Wrexham 3-1 Iron Mosby 

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