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OTD: September 15

14 September 2019

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on September 15...

Former Iron players born on this day: Paul Ward (1963), Richard Kell (1979), Stephen Humphrys (1997).

Gary Hooper scored twice as Scunthorpe ended Preston's unbeaten start to the season with a resounding victory in 2009. 

Scunthorpe keeper Joe Murphy denied Stephen Elliott before Grant McCann struck after Hooper played him in.

Hooper had a shot cleared off the line by Chris Sedgwick but bundled home from close range shortly before the break.

Michael O'Connor set Hooper clear for his second with a neat finish before Jon Parkin scored a consolation for Preston from close range.

Overall playing record for September 15: Played 17, Won 5, Drawn 5, Lost 7, Scored 28, Conceded 29.

The Iron's full record for September 15 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2018 LG 1 AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Iron Morris 2, Ugbo
2012 LG 1 Shrewsbury 0-1 Iron Clarke
2009 CHAMP Iron 3-1 Preston McCann, Hooper 2
2007 CHAMP Barnsley 2-0 Iron  
2001 DIV 3 Rochdale 2-2 Iron Brough, Beagrie
1990 DIV 4 Maidstone 6-1 Iron Lillis
1987 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Bolton Russell
1984 DIV 4 Iron 2-4 Chesterfield Broddle, Cowling
1978 DIV 4 Northampton 1-0 Iron  
1969 DIV 4 Wrexham 2-1 Iron Heath
1964 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Hull Ratcliffe
1962 DIV 2 Charlton 1-0 Iron  
1961 DIV 2 Iron 5-2 Rotherham Thomas 2, Godfrey 2, Thorpe
1960 DIV 2 Iron 1-1 Middlesbrough Thomas
1956 DIV 3N Iron 6-1 Halifax Luke 2, Jones 2, Fletcher, Brown
1954 DIV 3N Barnsley 1-0 Iron  
1951 DIV 3N Iron 1-1 Gateshead Hall

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