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OTD: January 26

26 January 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on January 26...

Former Iron players born on this day: Morten Hyldgaard (1978), Gary Hooper (1988).

Two goals in each half gave Scunthorpe an emphatic 4-0 win at home to bottom club Halifax in 2002.

Defender Stuart Thom put the home side ahead after 19 minutes with a fierce left-foot volley.

And four minutes later Peter Beagrie provided the cross for Steve Torpey to head home the second goal.

Alex Calvo-Garcia netted the third goal with five minutes left following good work from Beagrie and Lee Hodges.

And in the final minute Torpey bundled the ball over the line to complete the rout.

Overall playing record for January 26: Played 10, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 3, Scored 14, Conceded 10. 

The Iron's full record for January 26 is as follows:
2013 LG 1 Carlisle 1-1 Iron Hawley
2008 CHAMP Burnley 2-0 Iron  
2002 DIV 3 Iron 4-0 Halifax Thom, Torpey 2, Calvo-Garcia
1993 DIV 3 Shrewsbury 2-1 Iron Helliwell
1991 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Maidstone Ward, Daws
1985 DIV 4 Chesterfield 1-0 Iron  
1980 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Portsmouth Partridge
1968 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Gillingham Blyth 2
1963 FAC R3 Portsmouth 1-1 Iron Godfrey
1952 DIV 3N Iron 2-0 Crewe Cumner, Powell 

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