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OTD: October 5

5 October 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on October 5...

Former Iron players born on this day: Robert Callaghan (1931), Shaun Finney (1966), Paris Cowan-Hall (1990).

Scunthorpe extended their unbeaten run to six games with victory over Cheltenham in 2013. 

The Iron took an early lead when Etienne Esajas fired home a left-footed effort from the edge of the box.

David Syers and Jimmy Spencer both missed chances to extend the hosts' lead while Jamie Cureton missed a great chance for the Robins.

The points were finally wrapped up through Sam Winnall's close-range effort late on.

Overall playing record for October 5: Played 11, Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 6, Scored 6, Conceded 11.

The Iron's full record for October 5 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2013 LG 2 Iron 2-0 Cheltenham Esajas, Winnall
2002 DIV 3 Oxford 0-1 Iron Beagrie
2001 DIV 3 Halifax 0-0 Iron  
1996 DIV 3 Hull 0-2 Iron Clarkson, Baker
1991 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Hereford Daws
1988 DIV 4 Lincoln 1-0 Iron  
1986 DIV 4 Iron 0-2 Wolves  
1985 DIV 4 Orient 3-0 Iron  
1974 DIV 4 Chester 1-0 Iron  
1963 DIV 2 Iron 0-1 Leeds  
1957 DIV 3N Hull 2-0 Iron  

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