Remembering past matches played by the Iron on April 17 in the past...
|Former Iron players born on this day: Barry Lindsey (1944), Ian Walton (1958).
On this day facts: John Eyre scored his final goal for the club, in the 3-2 away win at Hull City in 1999.
Gary Hooper notched his second, and final, hat-trick for the Iron in the 3-0 home win over Bristol City in 2010.
The Iron defeated Chesterfield 3-1 at home in April 2017.
They took the lead in the 21st minute via Paul McGinn's own goal. He headed into his own net after Josh Morris' corner had been flicked on at the near post by Neal Bishop.
Scunthorpe added a second goal eight minutes before the break, Ivan Toney leaping to beat goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann to Bishop's looping cross and nod home.
Toney bagged his second from close range in the 73rd minute. Tom Anderson then headed in a consolation goal in stoppage time.
Overall playing record for April 17: Played 15, Won 7, Drawn 2, Lost 6, Scored 26, Conceded 20.
The Iron's full record for April 17 is as follows:
|2017||LG 1||Iron 3-1 Chesterfield||McGinn (og), Toney (2)|
|2010||CHAMP||Iron 3-0 Bristol City||Hooper (3)|
|2006||LG 1||Iron 1-2 Swindon||Sharp|
|2004||DIV 3||Huddersfield 3-2 Iron||Sodje (og), MacLean|
|1999||DIV 3||Hull 2-3 Iron||Forrester, Eyre, Stamp|
|1995||DIV 3||Lincoln 3-3 Iron||Turnbull, Gregory, Nicholson|
|1993||DIV 3||Iron 1-3 Darlington||Goodacre|
|1991||DIV 4||Lincoln 1-2 Iron||Flounders (2)|
|1990||DIV 4||Grimsby 2-1 Iron||Flounders|
|1987||DIV 4||Hartlepool 1-2 Iron||Harle, Flounders|
|1984||DIV 3||Iron 1-1 Port Vale||Bell|
|1982||DIV 4||Port Vale 2-1 Iron||Cammack|
|1976||DIV 4||Iron 2-0 Bradford||Green, O'Connor|
|1971||DIV 4||Iron 0-1 Newport|
|1958||DIV 3N||Iron 1-0 Barrow||Stokes|
|1954||DIV 3N||Halifax 0-3 Iron||Brown (2), Haigh|