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OTD: December 21

21 December 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 21...

Former Iron players born on December 21: Alan Anderson (1939).

Two goals from veteran striker Deon Burton gave Scunthorpe a comfortable 2-0 win over Morecambe On This Day in 2013. 

The 37-year-old opened the scoring when he tapped in Christian Ribeiro's low right-wing cross at the far post.

Burton then got his fourth goal of the season as he turned on the edge of the box and drilled a left-footed shot into the bottom corner.

David Syers and Burton could have extended the lead as Morecambe failed to create any clear cut chances.

Overall playing record for December 21: Played 7, Won 2, Drawn 3, Lost 2, Scored 9, Conceded 9. 

The Iron's full record for December 21 is as follows:
2013 LG 2 Iron 2-0 Morecambe Burton 2
2002 DIV 3 Hartlepool 2-2 Iron Brough, Carruthers
1996 DIV 3 Carlisle 3-2 Iron Clarkson, McFarlane
1979 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Halifax Cammack
1974 DIV 4 Brentford 2-0 Iron  
1962 DIV 2 Iron 1-1 Grimsby Gibson
1957 DIV 3N Iron 1-1 Chesterfield Fletcher 

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