Remembering past matches played by the Iron on April 30...
|Former Iron players born on this day: Merfyn Jones (1931), Robert Taylor (1971), Steve Ridley (1983), Michael Collins (1986).|
Scunthorpe boosted their promotion hopes with a superb win against Bristol Rovers On This Day in 2005.
Steve Torpey's glancing header after eight minutes broke the deadlock and he scored another similarly soon after.
Towards the end of the match, Cleveland Taylor took advantage of Rovers' failure to clear when he looped a header into the top corner.
Promotion was secured at Shrewsbury a week later.
Overall playing record for April 30: Played 14, Won 5, Drawn 4, Lost 5, Scored 19, Conceded 18.
The Iron's full record for April 30 is as follows:
|2017||LG 1||Iron 3-1 Coventry||van Veen, Bishop, Adelakun|
|2016||LG 1||Iron 1-0 Port Vale||Madden|
|2011||CHAMP||Nottm Forest 5-1 Iron||O'Connor|
|2005||LG 2||Iron 4-0 Bristol R||Torpey (2), Hayes, Taylor|
|1994||DIV 3||Iron 1-4 Shrewsbury||Juryeff|
|1988||DIV 4||Swansea 1-1 Iron||Lister|
|1983||DIV 4||Bury 1-0 Iron|
|1977||DIV 4||Iron 0-0 Torquay|
|1974||DIV 4||Iron 1-2 Bury||Keeley|
|1966||DIV 3||Iron 0-0 Southend|
|1963||DIV 2||Iron 1-1 Sunderland||Ashurst (og)|
|1960||DIV 2||Iron 1-2 Brighton||Donnelly|
|1955||DIV 3N||Carlisle 1-2 Iron||Brown, Brownsword|
|1951||DIV 3N||Iron 3-0 Stockport||Mosby, Hubbard, White|