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Stats zone: Oldham Athletic (H)

1 March 2018

Club News

Stats zone: Oldham Athletic (H)

1 March 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Saturday’s home league encounter against Oldham Athletic.


50 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history

47 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the the Latics

6-1 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Oldham Athletic in April 1955

3-0 - Oldham’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in October 1972 and October 2008 

142 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 50 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 74 of those


1.59 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.63 points per game they have collected on their travels

0.75 - The average number of points per game the Latics have collected away from home

2 - The Latics have won two of their 16 away games this season, losing eight.

21 - The points gap between the Iron in fifth and Oldham in 21st 

94% - Oldham Athletic have conceded at least one goal in 94% of their away matches this season

14 - The Iron have netted in each of their last twelve league matches, while they have conceded in each of their last nine

10 - Oldham have failed to win in their last 10 away matches

33% - Only a third of the Latics’ points this season have been earned on their travels

13 - The Iron have scored in each of their last 13 home matches

24th - Oldham have the worst defensive record in the division by conceding 58 goals in their 33 games so far, while the Iron sit fourth with 39 goals conceded in 35

12 - The number of goals the Latics have conceded in the last 15 minutes of matches this season on their travels, while the Iron have scored 13 at home during that time

0% - The Latics have not won-to-nil at all this season and have kept a clean sheet in 6% of their away matches so far 


Wednesday, September 6, 1950 - Division Three North

Iron 1-0 Oldham Athletic


IRON: Thompson, Barker, Brownsword, Hubbard, Taylor, White, Bowen, Whitfield, Gorin, Rees, Paynes.


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oldham Athletic 2-3 Iron

Clarke, 45’       Hopper, 5’

Davies, 81’      Morris, 10’

                        Holmes, 83’

IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, Burgess, McArdle, Ojo, Morris, Bishop (Crofts, 86), Adelakun (Holmes, 71), Hopper (Church, 65), Novak.

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