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OTD: March 24

24 March 2020

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on March 24...

Current and former Iron players born on this day: Jack Hubbard (1925), Dave Mulligan (1982), Tony McMahon (1986), Levi Sutton (1997), George Thomas (1997).

League One leaders Scunthorpe came from behind twice to draw against 10-man Leyton Orient in a lively encounter in March 2007.

Wayne Corden hit home Shane Tudor's cross to give Orient the lead on 40 minutes but Neil MacKenzie tucked in a low equaliser soon after the break.

Orient went down to 10 men after John Mackie was sent off for a foul on Jermaine Beckford but surprisingly soon took the lead when Gary Hooper struck.

Billy Sharp bundled the ball over in stoppage time to save the Iron a point.

Overall playing record for March 24: Played 11, Won 3, Drawn 5, Lost 3, Scored 13, Conceded 14.   
The Iron's full record for March 24 is as follows: 
2018 LG 1 Iron 1-1 Rochdale Toney
2015 LG 1 Sheff Utd 4-0 Iron  
2012 LG 1 Iron 0-0 Notts Co  
2007 LG 1 Orient 2-2 Iron MacKenzie, Sharp
2001 DIV 3 Darlington 2-1 Iron Calvo-Garcia
1990 DIV 4 Iron 2-3 Carlisle Flounders, Lillis
1979 DIV 4 Bournemouth 0-0 Iron  
1978 DIV 4 York 0-2 Iron Grimes, Kilmore
1973 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Rotherham Kirk, Fletcher
1956 DIV 3N Iron 1-1 Gateshead Brown
1951 DIV 3N Iron 2-0 Darlington Clelland, Mosby


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