Remembering past matches played by the Iron on September 5...
|Former and current Iron players born on this day: Simon Miotto (1969), Greg Strong (1975), Olufela Olomola (1997).|
Chris Hope and John Gayle both scored in our last win on this day, when we defeated Torquay United 2-0 at Glanford Park back in the promotion season of 1998-99.
It is one of four victories from the games played out on September 5, with the first coming in 1957 when Doug Fletcher netted the winner in a 1-0 victory over Tranmere.
United have also been successful against Bristol Rovers and Rochdale in 1961 and 1987 respectively.
Overall playing record for September 5: Played 11, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 13.
|2015||LG 1||Iron 0-1 Blackpool|
|2000||LG CUP R1||Iron 1-4 Wigan||Torpey|
|1998||DIV 3||Iron 2-0 Torquay||Hope, Gayle|
|1992||DIV 3||Lincoln 1-0 Iron|
|1987||DIV 4||Iron 1-0 Rochdale||Dixon|
|1981||DIV 4||Iron 1-1 Blackpool||Oates|
|1970||DIV 4||Iron 0-0 Cambridge|
|1961||DIV 2||Iron 2-1 Bristol R||Godfrey, Thomas|
|1959||DIV 2||Rotherham 1-1 Iron||Haigh|
|1957||DIV 3N||Iron 1-0 Tranmere||Fletcher|
|1953||DIV 3N||Southport 4-3 Iron||Brown, Haigh, Whitfield|