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OTD: August 19

19 August 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 19...

Former Iron players born on this day: Harry Toffolo (1995).

On this day in 1950, the Iron (a new nickname ahead of the season) played their first-ever game in the league along with Shrewsbury Town with both teams sharing a point to get off the mark in Division Three North.

It was a historic day for United, with the team line-up as follows: Thompson, Barker, Brownsword, Allen, Taylor, McCormick, Mosby, Payne, Gorin, Rees, Boyes.
 
Overall playing record for August 19: Played 12, Won 2, Drawn 4, Lost 6, Scored 11, Conceded 20.

The Iron's full record for August 19 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2018 LG 1 Sunderland 3-0 Iron  
2017 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Oxford Morris
2014  LG 1 Iron 0-2 Fleetwood   
2006 LG 1 Rotherham 2-1 Iron Sharp
2000  LD3 Iron 2-0 Kidderminster Torpey, Graves 
1995  LD3  Lincoln City 1-0 Iron  
1980  DIV 4 Rochdale 4-0 Iron  
1978 DIV 4 Port Vale 2-2 Iron Wigg, Pilling
1967 DIV 3 Peterborough 1-1 Iron Barton
1961  DIV 2 Iron 3-3 Brighton  Marriott (pen), Godfrey, Thomas
1950 DIV 3N  Iron 0-0 Shrewsbury   

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