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OTD: April 27

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Remembering past matches played by the Iron on April 27...

On this day fact: Mark Atkins made his debut for the club in a 2-1 away loss at Wrexham in 1985.

Scunthorpe United were relegated from League One despite beating Swindon On This Day in 2013. 

James Collins tapped in his 18th goal of the season to give the visitors the lead before Michael Collins slotted home from eight yards to level.

Mark Duffy's penalty gave the Iron the lead after James Alabi was fouled by Aden Flint and Karl Hawley fired in from close range late on.

But Scunthorpe dropped into League Two as Colchester won at Carlisle to finish three points ahead of Brian Laws' side.

Overall playing record for April 27:
Played 14, Won 3, Drawn 3, Lost 8, Scored 17, Conceded 20.

The Iron's full record for April 27 is as follows:

2019 LG 1 Iron 2-3 Bradford Novak, Wootton
2013 LG 1 Iron 3-1 Swindon Collins, Duffy, Hawley
1999 DIV 3 Halifax 1-0 Iron  
1996 DIV 3 Scarborough 1-4 Iron McFarlane, Clarkson, D'Auria (2)
1991 DIV 4 Iron 3-0 Chesterfield Daws, Flounders (2)
1985 DIV 4 Wrexham 2-1 Iron Cammack
1984 DIV 3 Iron 0-1 Millwall  
1974 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Workington  
1968 DIV 3 Reading 2-1 Iron Colquhoun
1965 DIV 3 Brentford 4-0 Iron  
1957 DIV 3N Iron 0-0 Oldham  
1955 DIV 3N Darlington 1-1 Iron Whitfield
1954 DIV 3N Tranmere 1-1 Iron Jones
1953 DIV 3N Iron 1-2 Wrexham Brown

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