Remembering past matches played by the Iron on November 3...
|Former Iron players born on this day: Mick Wadsworth (1950), Rob Jones (1979).|
Steve Torpey grabbed two goals in nine minutes as Scunthorpe overpowered Leyton Orient 4-1 On This Day in 2001.
Torpey opened the scoring in the 11th-minute when he struck home a rebound off a defender.
He doubled his side's lead soon after when he rammed home a Peter Beagrie cross.
Steve Watts and Andy Harris both missed good chances for the O's before the break.
They were made to pay when they fell further behind to a fine individual effort by Lee Hodges.
Orient's Scott Houghton saw Tommy Evans save his 68th-minute penalty but Scott Minton followed up to notch a consolation goal.
Beagrie netted the Iron's fourth in the last minute when he fired home from 30 yards.
Overall playing record for November 3: Played 13, Won 6, Drawn 2, Lost 5, Scored 21, Conceded 20.
|2012||FAC R1||Gillingham 4-0 Iron|
|2007||CHAMP||Iron 0-0 C Palace|
|2001||DIV 3||Iron 4-1 Orient||Torpey 2, Hodges, Beagrie|
|1992||DIV 3||Wrexham 0-2 Iron||Stevenson, Buckley|
|1990||DIV 4||Iron 3-0 Stockport||Lillis, Flounders, Daws|
|1987||DIV 4||Iron 3-1 Wrexham||Reeves, Flounders 2|
|1984||DIV 4||Iron 2-1 Aldershot||Cowling, Cammack|
|1981||DIV 4||Bournemouth 2-0 Iron|
|1979||DIV 4||Iron 1-1 Torquay||Cammack|
|1967||DIV 3||Iron 0-2 Stockport|
|1964||DIV 3||Iron 2-3 Gillingham||Scott, Lawther|
|1956||DIV 3N||Stockport 1-3 Iron||Brown, Bushby, Jones|
|1951||DIV 3N||Mansfield 4-1 Iron||Mosby|