Remembering past matches played by the Iron on January 5...
|Former and current Iron players born on this day: Wally Boyes (1913), Eamonn Kavanagh (1954), Paul Baker (1963), Gordon Tucker (1968), Luke Daniels (1988), Krystian Pearce (1990), Abo Eisa (1996).|
Scunthorpe struck twice in seven second-half minutes to secure a 2-1 victory over Coventry City and climb out of the League One relegation zone in 2019.
James Perch netted the opener from the edge of the box in the 67th minute, with midfielder Levi Sutton curling in a second not long afterwards.
Although Conor Chaplin made the most of a lapse at the back to get Coventry back in the game with 12 minutes to play, United held on to claim a third successive victory.
Overall playing record for January 5: Played 8, Won 2, Drawn 2, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 13.
|2019||LG 1||Iron 2-1 Coventry||Perch, Sutton|
|2013||LG 1||Iron 0-0 Shrewsbury|
|2008||FAC R3||Preston 1-0 Iron|
|2002||FAC R3||Millwall 2-1 Iron||McCombe|
|1991||FAC R3||Brighton 3-2 Iron||Flounders, Bramhall|
|1980||DIV 4||Peterborough 3-1 Iron||Davy|
|1974||FAC R3||Millwall 1-1 Iron||Collier|
|1952||DIV 3N||Iron 5-2 Darlington||Hall 2, Powell, Mosby, Rudd|