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OTD: May 2

2 May 2018

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on May 2...

The Iron sealed the final League One play-off place at the expense of Tranmere after captain Cliff Byrne snatched a dramatic late goal On This Day in 2009.

Tranmere had seemed set for a play-off place when Craig Curran headed home Ian Moore's cross at the far post.

But Rovers were reduced to 10 men when defender Gareth Edds was sent off for a second bookable offence

And we finally struck with just two minutes to go as Byrne headed home a free-kick from Grant McCann, and Glanford Park was in raptures.

Overall playing record for May 2: Played 9, Won 4, Drawn 5, Lost 0, Scored 21, Conceded 11.

The Iron's full record for May 2 is as follows:

YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2010 CHAMP Iron 2-2 Nott'm Forest Canavan, Thompson
2009 LG 1 Iron 1-1 Tranmere Byrne
1998 DIV 3 Shrewsbury 0-2 Iron Marshall, Forrester
1992 DIV 4 Iron 4-0 Carlisle Elliott, Daws, Hill, Helliwell
1988 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Exeter Shearer
1983 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Swindon Cammack, Lester
1981 DIV 4 Iron 4-4 Wigan O'Berg 2, Cammack 2
1969 DIV 4 Iron 0-0 Darlington  
1956 DIV 3N Chester 3-5 Iron Brown 2, Gregory, McGill, Bushby

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