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OTD: August 12

12 August 2021

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 12...

Former Iron players born on this day: Alan Birch (1956), Tony Witter (1965), Conor McAleny (1992).

On this day in 2014, Neal Bishop's header gave the League One Iron a 1-0 win at Championship side Blackburn Rovers.

The midfielder scored the winner in the first half when he met Gary McSheffrey's corner with a glancing near-post effort. Rovers stalwart David Dunn could have scored in the first minute but prodded wide with the goal gaping.

The Iron keeper Sam Slocombe twice denied Ben Marshall with good saves.

Prior to this result, United have also tasted victory on four other occasions, stretching back as far as 1972 when the side beat Swansea thanks to an Angus Davidson strike.

Scarborough, Macclesfield Town and Oldham Athletic have all fallen victim to Scunthorpe on August 12th.

Overall playing record for August 12: Played 8, Won 5, Drawn 1, Lost 2, Scored 10, Conceded 8.

The Iron's full record for August 12 is as follows:
2017 LG 1 Rochdale 1-1 Iron Holmes
2014 LG CUP R1 Blackburn 0-1 Iron Bishop
2008 LG CUP R1 Hartlepool 3-0 Iron  
2006 LG 1 Iron 2-2 Crewe Sharp, Crosby
2003 LG CUP R1 Iron 2-1 Oldham Hayes 2
2000 DIV 3 Macclesfield 0-1 Iron Hodges
1997 LG CUP R1 Scarborough 0-2 Iron Calvo-Garcia 2
1995 DIV 3 Iron 1-2 Cambridge Eyre
1972 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Swansea Davidson 

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