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OTD: April 21

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Remembering past matches played by the Iron on April 21...

Former Iron players born on this day: Mal Rees (1924).

On this day fact: The 1-0 home win over Oxford United in 2014 ended the longest sequence of games unbeaten (28) for the club.

The Iron closed in on promotion from League Two with victory over play-off hopefuls Oxford United in 2014.

Scunthorpe took an early lead when Matt Sparrow fired home from 12 yards after Sam Winnall miscued from a Michael Collins cross.

Alfie Potter had a great chance to equalise from the restart but dragged his shot wide.

Overall playing record for April 21: Played 16, Won 6, Drawn 4, Lost 6, Scored 19, Conceded 21. 

The Iron's full record for April 21 is as follows:

YEAR COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2018 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Walsall Yates
2015 LG 1 Iron 1-1 Bradford McSheffrey
2014 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Oxford Sparrow
2012 LG 1 Huddersfield 1-0 Iron  
2009 LG 1 Northampton 3-3 Iron Trotter, McCann, Sparrow
2007 LG 1 Tranmere 0-2 Iron Ward (og), Sharp
2003 DIV 3 Bury 0-0 Iron  
2001 DIV 3 Hartlepool 1-0 Iron  
1998 DIV 3 Orient 1-0 Iron  
1990 DIV 4 Iron 3-3 Hereford Flounders (2), Pejic (og)
1984 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Hull Bell, Cammack
1979 DIV 4 Rochdale 1-0 Iron  
1975 DIV 4 Mansfield 7-0 Iron  
1973 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Watford Fletcher
1958 DIV 3N Stockport 2-1 Iron Davis
1956 DIV 3N Iron 2-1 Chester Gregory, Haigh
1951 DIV 3N Iron 3-0 Rochdale Cumner (2), Comley

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