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OTD: September 5

5 September 2019

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

Former and current Iron players born on this day: Simon Miotto (1969), Greg Strong (1975), Olufela Olomola (1997).

Chris Hope and John Gayle both scored in our last win on this day, when we defeated Torquay United 2-0 at Glanford Park back in the promotion season of 1998-99. 

It is one of four victories from the games played out on September 5, with the first coming in 1957 when Doug Fletcher netted the winner in a 1-0 victory over Tranmere.

United have also been successful against Bristol Rovers and Rochdale in 1961 and 1987 respectively.

Overall playing record for September 5: Played 11, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 13. 

The Iron's full record for September 5 is as follows:
YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2015 LG 1 Iron 0-1 Blackpool  
2000 LG CUP R1 Iron 1-4 Wigan Torpey
1998 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Torquay Hope, Gayle
1992 DIV 3 Lincoln 1-0 Iron  
1987 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Rochdale Dixon
1981 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Blackpool Oates
1970 DIV 4 Iron 0-0 Cambridge  
1961 DIV 2 Iron 2-1 Bristol R Godfrey, Thomas
1959 DIV 2 Rotherham 1-1 Iron Haigh
1957 DIV 3N Iron 1-0 Tranmere Fletcher
1953 DIV 3N Southport 4-3 Iron Brown, Haigh, Whitfield 

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