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Preview: Mansfield Town (A)

6 September 2019

The Iron return to league action on Saturday as they travel to the One Call Stadium to face Mansfield Town in Sky Bet League Two (kick-off 3pm).

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7 September 2019

SCENE-SETTER

United will be looking to build on their first victory of the season in midweek as they beat local rivals Grimsby Town 2-1 at Blundell Park in the Leasing.com Trophy. Kevin van Veen got both of the Iron's goals in the encounter.

Mansfield Town weren't in action in midweek having played their cup encounter against Everton Under-21s a week early, so they come into the game off the back of a slender 1-0 defeat at Exeter City last weekend. Ryan Sweeney was also dismissed in the encounter, although that red card has been appealed and since rescinded.

TEAM NEWS

Paul Hurst is hoping to have captain Andy Butler back available for the encounter with the Stags after missing out in midweek.

The former Doncaster Rovers defender came off last weekend with a foot injury, but Hurst is hopeful - after resuming training on Thursday - that he will be in contention for the game.

New signing Jamie Proctor is available for the Iron for the first time this weekend, while James Perch is ineligible to play in the match, serving the third of a three-match suspension incurred for a red card against Cambridge United in the league last month.

Meanwhile, Kgosi Ntlhe (back) and Jordan Hallam (ankle) have recently been added to the injury list which also comprises of Lee Novak (ankle), Lewis Butroid (ankle) and Andy Dales (hamstring) - although the latter three players have all edged closer to a return. Butroid and Dales, in particular, have taken part in some form of training out on the grass and are expected to be integrated back into the group next week, while Novak is ahead of schedule for his return, but still faces a few more weeks on the sidelines.

Elsewhere, Jacob Bedeau was an unused substitute in midweek as he made a first comeback from his pre-season injury, while Clayton Lewis is on international duty with New Zealand.

OPPOSITION VIEW

Speaking ahead of the game, Mansfield Town boss John Dempster said: "We’re going to have to show courage, character and fight (on Saturday against Scunthorpe). We’ll be concentrating on ourselves.

"I have no doubt that Scunthorpe will, over a period of time, will climb League Two. But we have to make sure it’s not Saturday.

"If we show the courage, fight and passion which is within our squad, I’m sure we can get all three points.

"It’s a game that we have to give everything in to get the three points. Saturday is a massive game and we need the supporters behind us."

PAST MEETINGS

SEASON - DATE COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2018-19 - Tue 8 Nov EFL T GS Mansfield 3-2 Iron Ben El-Mhanni, Dales
2013-14 - Sat 11 Jan LG 2 Mansfield 0-2 Iron Hayes 2
2013-14 - Sat Aug 3 LG 2 Iron 2-0 Mansfield Sparrow, Winnall
2004-05 - Mon Jan 3 LG 2 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
2004-05 - Sat Sep 25 LG 2 Iron 1-1 Mansfield Baraclough
2003-04 - Tue Jan 27 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
2003-04 - Tue Aug 26 DIV 3 Mansfield 5-0 Iron  
2001-02 - Sat Mar 2 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Quailey
2001-02 - Sat Sep 22 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
2000-01 - Sat May 5 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
2000-01 - Sat Nov 25 DIV 3 Iron 6-0 Mansfield Torpey, Larusson, Ipoua 4
1998-99 - Sat Feb 27 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Forrester
1998-99 - Sat Sep 19 DIV 3 Iron 3-2 Mansfield Forrester, Eyre 2
1997-98 - Sat Jan 17 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1997-98 - Sat Aug 30 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Mansfield Garcia
1996-97 - Sat Feb 8 DIV 3 Iron 0-2 Mansfield  
1996-97 - Sat Nov 2 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1995-96 - Sat Dec 9 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Mansfield McFarlane
1995-96 - Sat Sep 23 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-1 Iron McFarlane
1994-95 - Tue Feb 21 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1994-95 - Sat Nov 19 DIV 3 Iron 3-4 Mansfield Bullimore, Juryeff, Nicholson
1993-94 - Sat Feb 19 DIV 3 Iron 2-3 Mansfield Carmichael
1993-94 - Sat Aug 28 DIV 3 Mansfield 0-1 Iron Toman
1991-92 - Sat Feb 8 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-3 Iron Alexander, Hamilton, White
1991-92 - Sat Oct 26 DIV 4 Iron 1-4 Mansfield Daws
1985-86 - Tue Mar 25 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Travis
1985-86 - Sat Sep 21 DIV 4 Iron 0-3 Mansfield  
1984-85 - Sat May 4 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Mansfield Cammack 2
1984-85 - Wed Apr 24 DIV 4 Mansfield 0-1 Iron Cammack
1984-85 - Wed Sep 5 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 1-2 Iron Brolly, Cowling
1984-85 - Tue Aug 28 LGC R1 L1 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1982-83 - Tue Mar 1 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Mansfield Cammack 2
1982-83 - Mon Oct 18 DIV 4 Mansfield 0-2 Iron Hunter, Cowling
1981-82 - Tue Apr 13 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Cowling
1981-82 - Tue Feb 2 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Mansfield Dall
1981-82 - Mon Sep 14 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1981-82 - Tue Sep 1 LGC R1 L1 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
1980-81 - Mon Apr 20 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Mansfield O'Berg, Cammack
1980-81 - Fri Dec 26 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1976-77 - Tue Aug 24 LGC R1 R Iron 2-1 Mansfield O'Connor, Wadsworth
1976-77 - Tue Aug 17 LGC R1 L2 Iron 2-0 Mansfield Keeley, Wiggington
1976-77 - Sat Aug 14 LGC R1 L1 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1975-76 - Tue Aug 26 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 4-0 Iron  
1975-76 - Wed Aug 20 LGC R1 L1  Iron 0-2 Mansfield  
1974-75 - Mon Apr 21 DIV 4 Mansfield 7-0 Iron  
1974-75 - Sat Aug 24 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1973-74 - Sat Apr 20 DIV 4 Mansfield 2-2 Iron Roberts, Andrews
1973-74 - Tue Dec 18 FAC R2 R Iron 1-0 Mansfield Warnock
1973-74 - Sat Dec 15 FAC R2 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Houghton
1973-74 - Sat Dec 8 DIV 4 Iron 5-3 Mansfield Houghton 2, Horsfall 2, Davidson
1970-71 - Sat Dec 12 FAC R2 Iron 3-0 Mansfield Rusling 2, Kirk
1967-68 - Sat Dec 23 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-0 Iron  
1967-68 - Sat Aug 25 DIV 3 Iron 3-3 Mansfield Sloan, Barton, Burrows
1966-67 - Sat Jan 7 FAC R2 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Foxon
1966-67 - Tue Dec 27 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-1 Iron Lindsey
1966-67 - Fri Dec 23 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Mansfield Sloan, Barton
1965-66 - Mon Mar 7 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-2 Iron Bedford, Smith
1965-66 - Wed Aug 25 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1964-65 - Fri Feb 12 DIV 3 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1964-65 - Sat Oct 3 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-2 Iron Lawther 2
1957-58 - Sat Jan 18 DIV 3N Mansfield 3-5 Iron Davis 2, Waldock, Haigh, Marriott
1957-58 - Sat Sep 14 DIV 3N Iron 3-3 Mansfield Haigh, Brownsword, Chamberlain og
1956-57 - Sat Feb 9 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-1 Iron Davies
1956-57 - Sat Sep 29 DIV 3N Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1955-56 - Wed Aug 31 DIV 3N Iron 3-0 Mansfield Gregory 2, Plummer og
1955-56 - Mon Aug 22 DIV 3N Mansfield 3-2 Iron Haigh, Gregory
1954-55 - Sat Feb 12 DIV 3N Iron 2-0 Mansfield Jones, Gregory
1954-55 - Sat Sep 25 DIV 3N Mansfield 2-1 Iron McGill
1953-54 - Sat Mar 13 DIV 3N Iron 2-2 Mansfield Gregory, Haigh
1953-54 - Sat Oct 24 DIV 3N Mansfield 2-1 Iron Brownsword
1952-53 - Sat Apr 11 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1952-53 - Thu Sep 25 DIV 3N Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1951-52 - Sat Mar 22 DIV 3N Iron 4-1 Mansfield Mosby, Cumner, Ottewell, Rudd
1951-52 - Sat Nov 3 DIV 3N Mansfield 4-1 Iron Mosby
1950-51 - Sat Dec 23 DIV 3N Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
1950-51 - Sat Aug 26 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-1 Iron Whitfield

 

  SCUNTHORPE WINS DRAWS MANSFIELD WINS
CUP 0 0 1
LEAGUE 17 17 28
LEAGUE CUP 3 1 5
FA CUP 2 1 1
TOTAL 22 19 35

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