Remembering past matches played by the Iron on May 18...
|Former Iron players born on this day: Jimmy Whitfield (1919), Ron Wigg (1949), Dean Walker (1962), Mark Hine (1964), Lee Miller (1983).|
After ending the season with a 2-1 victory over Torquay United in 1987/88, Scunthorpe had made the play-offs, but had to contend with a two-legged tie against their final opponents of the campaign.
The Iron's full record for May 18 is as follows:
|1988||Division Four Play-Off SF 2nd Leg||Iron 1-1 Torquay United||Lister (pen)|
|1979||Division Four||Halifax Town 2-3 Iron||Couch, Grimes, Gibson|