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Preview: Mansfield Town (A)

20 April 2021

United head to Mansfield Town on Tuesday night to play the third of three away games in the space of a week (7pm kick-off).

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20 April 2021

SCENE-SETTER...

United are without a win in their last three away matches and will be seeking to bounce back from the 3-2 loss at promotion-chasing Forest Green Rovers at the weekend. After going 2-1 up and leading until the 72nd minute, there was big disappointment with the nature of the loss at the innocent New Lawn.

Scunthorpe's last win came on March 23rd when they defeated Bradford City 2-0, while the most recent on the road as the 1-0 success at Cambridge United at the start of March.

TEAM NEWS...

Jordan Clarke looks set to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury picked up at the weekend, which forced him to withdraw after 20 minutes.

Harrison McGahey returned to the starting XI at Forest Green Rovers but is likely to miss out with a quad issue. 

Jacob Bedeau will miss the next two games due to concussion, while Jai Rowe will have a knee injury assessed ahead of the match.

Goalkeeper Mark Howard remains out with a thigh injury, but Ryan Loft could be set for a return after a groin problem, as could Manny Onariase after a hamstring issue. 

Left-back Junior Brown is out with a hamstring injury that forced him off against Bradford City and attacker Jordan Hallam is out with the hamstring problem which he suffered against Oldham Athletic in March, while Olufela Olomola's season looks to be over after he suffered a medial ligament injury.

Striker Aaron Jarvis (hamstring) is set to miss the rest of the season, while midfielder George Hornshaw and goalkeeper Adam Kelsey are both expected to be out for the remainder of the campaign too following ankle surgery.

THE OPPOSITION...

Nigel Clough's side are unbeaten in three games and won 1-0 at Stevenage last time out, though a goal from Ryan Sweeney.

They're seeking a first home victory since March 9th when they defeated Cheltenham Town 3-1.

Top scorer for them this term is Jordan Bowery, with 10 goals to his name, and he also leads their assists table with seven.

Defender Fared Rawson leads their appearances charts with 41, while former Iron man James Perch has made 28 in the league.

They're 18th in the division and victory could lift them to 17th, while a Scunthorpe win see them leapfrog the Stags and move up to 18th.

PAST MEETINGS...

The two sides have met twice already this season, with Mansfield Town victorious at the Sands Venue Stadium on both occasions in the league and the Papa John's Trophy.

SEASON - DATE COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2020-21 - Sat 26 Dec LG 2 Iron 2-3 Mansfield Rawson (og), McAtee
2020-21 - Tue 10 Nov EFL T GS Iron 1-2 Mansfield Olomola
2019-20 - Sat 7 Sep LG 2 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
2018-19 - Tue 8 Nov EFL T GS Mansfield 3-2 Iron Ben El-Mhanni, Dales
2013-14 - Sat 11 Jan LG 2 Mansfield 0-2 Iron Hayes 2
2013-14 - Sat Aug 3 LG 2 Iron 2-0 Mansfield Sparrow, Winnall
2004-05 - Mon Jan 3 LG 2 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
2004-05 - Sat Sep 25 LG 2 Iron 1-1 Mansfield Baraclough
2003-04 - Tue Jan 27 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
2003-04 - Tue Aug 26 DIV 3 Mansfield 5-0 Iron  
2001-02 - Sat Mar 2 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Quailey
2001-02 - Sat Sep 22 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
2000-01 - Sat May 5 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
2000-01 - Sat Nov 25 DIV 3 Iron 6-0 Mansfield Torpey, Larusson, Ipoua 4
1998-99 - Sat Feb 27 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Forrester
1998-99 - Sat Sep 19 DIV 3 Iron 3-2 Mansfield Forrester, Eyre 2
1997-98 - Sat Jan 17 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1997-98 - Sat Aug 30 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Mansfield Garcia
1996-97 - Sat Feb 8 DIV 3 Iron 0-2 Mansfield  
1996-97 - Sat Nov 2 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1995-96 - Sat Dec 9 DIV 3 Iron 1-1 Mansfield McFarlane
1995-96 - Sat Sep 23 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-1 Iron McFarlane
1994-95 - Tue Feb 21 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1994-95 - Sat Nov 19 DIV 3 Iron 3-4 Mansfield Bullimore, Juryeff, Nicholson
1993-94 - Sat Feb 19 DIV 3 Iron 2-3 Mansfield Carmichael
1993-94 - Sat Aug 28 DIV 3 Mansfield 0-1 Iron Toman
1991-92 - Sat Feb 8 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-3 Iron Alexander, Hamilton, White
1991-92 - Sat Oct 26 DIV 4 Iron 1-4 Mansfield Daws
1985-86 - Tue Mar 25 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Travis
1985-86 - Sat Sep 21 DIV 4 Iron 0-3 Mansfield  
1984-85 - Sat May 4 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Mansfield Cammack 2
1984-85 - Wed Apr 24 DIV 4 Mansfield 0-1 Iron Cammack
1984-85 - Wed Sep 5 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 1-2 Iron Brolly, Cowling
1984-85 - Tue Aug 28 LGC R1 L1 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1982-83 - Tue Mar 1 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Mansfield Cammack 2
1982-83 - Mon Oct 18 DIV 4 Mansfield 0-2 Iron Hunter, Cowling
1981-82 - Tue Apr 13 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Cowling
1981-82 - Tue Feb 2 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Mansfield Dall
1981-82 - Mon Sep 14 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1981-82 - Tue Sep 1 LGC R1 L1 Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
1980-81 - Mon Apr 20 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Mansfield O'Berg, Cammack
1980-81 - Fri Dec 26 DIV 4 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1976-77 - Tue Aug 24 LGC R1 R Iron 2-1 Mansfield O'Connor, Wadsworth
1976-77 - Tue Aug 17 LGC R1 L2 Iron 2-0 Mansfield Keeley, Wiggington
1976-77 - Sat Aug 14 LGC R1 L1 Mansfield 2-0 Iron  
1975-76 - Tue Aug 26 LGC R1 L2 Mansfield 4-0 Iron  
1975-76 - Wed Aug 20 LGC R1 L1  Iron 0-2 Mansfield  
1974-75 - Mon Apr 21 DIV 4 Mansfield 7-0 Iron  
1974-75 - Sat Aug 24 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1973-74 - Sat Apr 20 DIV 4 Mansfield 2-2 Iron Roberts, Andrews
1973-74 - Tue Dec 18 FAC R2 R Iron 1-0 Mansfield Warnock
1973-74 - Sat Dec 15 FAC R2 Mansfield 1-1 Iron Houghton
1973-74 - Sat Dec 8 DIV 4 Iron 5-3 Mansfield Houghton 2, Horsfall 2, Davidson
1970-71 - Sat Dec 12 FAC R2 Iron 3-0 Mansfield Rusling 2, Kirk
1967-68 - Sat Dec 23 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-0 Iron  
1967-68 - Sat Aug 25 DIV 3 Iron 3-3 Mansfield Sloan, Barton, Burrows
1966-67 - Sat Jan 7 FAC R2 Mansfield 2-1 Iron Foxon
1966-67 - Tue Dec 27 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-1 Iron Lindsey
1966-67 - Fri Dec 23 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Mansfield Sloan, Barton
1965-66 - Mon Mar 7 DIV 3 Mansfield 2-2 Iron Bedford, Smith
1965-66 - Wed Aug 25 DIV 3 Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1964-65 - Fri Feb 12 DIV 3 Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1964-65 - Sat Oct 3 DIV 3 Mansfield 3-2 Iron Lawther 2
1957-58 - Sat Jan 18 DIV 3N Mansfield 3-5 Iron Davis 2, Waldock, Haigh, Marriott
1957-58 - Sat Sep 14 DIV 3N Iron 3-3 Mansfield Haigh, Brownsword, Chamberlain og
1956-57 - Sat Feb 9 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-1 Iron Davies
1956-57 - Sat Sep 29 DIV 3N Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1955-56 - Wed Aug 31 DIV 3N Iron 3-0 Mansfield Gregory 2, Plummer og
1955-56 - Mon Aug 22 DIV 3N Mansfield 3-2 Iron Haigh, Gregory
1954-55 - Sat Feb 12 DIV 3N Iron 2-0 Mansfield Jones, Gregory
1954-55 - Sat Sep 25 DIV 3N Mansfield 2-1 Iron McGill
1953-54 - Sat Mar 13 DIV 3N Iron 2-2 Mansfield Gregory, Haigh
1953-54 - Sat Oct 24 DIV 3N Mansfield 2-1 Iron Brownsword
1952-53 - Sat Apr 11 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-0 Iron  
1952-53 - Thu Sep 25 DIV 3N Iron 0-1 Mansfield  
1951-52 - Sat Mar 22 DIV 3N Iron 4-1 Mansfield Mosby, Cumner, Ottewell, Rudd
1951-52 - Sat Nov 3 DIV 3N Mansfield 4-1 Iron Mosby
1950-51 - Sat Dec 23 DIV 3N Iron 0-0 Mansfield  
1950-51 - Sat Aug 26 DIV 3N Mansfield 1-1 Iron Whitfield
  SCUNTHORPE WINS DRAWS MANSFIELD WINS
CUP 0 0 2
LEAGUE 17 17 30
LEAGUE CUP 3 1 5
FA CUP 2 1 1
TOTAL 22 19 38

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