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OTD: April 23

23 April 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on April 23...

Former Iron players born on this day: Jack Hutton (1944), Daniel McBreen (1977).

The Iron kept their League One play-off hopes alive as they made it four straight wins with a comfortable victory at mid-table Peterborough in 2016.

The visitors went in front when Posh's Ricardo Santos miscued a Jordan Clarke cross past his own goalkeeper.

Tom Hopper secured the points for the Iron with a close-range finish.

Leonardo Da Silva Lopes and Aaron Williams saw efforts saved for the hosts.

Overall playing record for April 23: Played 15, Won 5, Drawn 6, Lost 4, Scored 24, Conceded 23. 

The Iron's full record for April 23 is as follows:

YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2016 LG 1 Peterborough 0-2 Iron Santos og, Hopper
2005 LG 2 Grimsby 0-0 Iron  
1996 DIV 3 Iron 2-2 Doncaster Turnbull, Clarkson
1994 DIV 3 Wycombe 2-2 Iron Smith, Bullimore
1991 DIV 4 Peterborough 0-0 Iron  
1988 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Burnley Harle
1983 DIV 4 Iron 4-3 Blackpool Cowling (2), Cammack (2)
1977 DIV 4 Aldershot 1-1 Iron Kilmore
1976 DIV 4 Exeter 5-4 Iron Green, Woodward (2), Wiggington
1973 DIV 3 Notts Co 2-0 Iron  
1966 DIV 3 Bournemouth 1-2 Iron Burrows, Thomas
1963 DIV 2 Iron 0-2 Leeds  
1962 DIV 2 Huddersfield 1-2 Iron Wilson, Gibson
1960 DIV 2 Lincoln 2-1 Iron Donnelly
1955 DIV 3N Iron 3-1 Crewe Gregory, Brown, McGill

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