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OTD: August 18

17 August 2021

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 18...

Former Iron players born on this day: Dick White (1931), Jack Hobbs (1988).

Victory for the Iron on this day in 2007 gave them their first three points in the second tier of English football for 43 years.

Burnley were the victims at Glanford Park with both goals coming after the half time interval in the 2-0 win.

Martin Paterson converted Paul Hayes' cutback to put the Iron in front while Jim Goodwin scored with a right-foot strike from the edge of the area.

Burnley had started well, with David Unsworth heading wide, while Joe Murphy saved a Michael Duff header.

Murphy then made a good save late on to save Chris McCann's 30-yard-strike. 

Overall playing record for August 18: Played 12, Won 4, Drawn 2, Lost 6, Scored 13, Conceded 18.

The Iron's full record for August 18 is as follows:
2012 LG 1 Crawley 3-0 Iron  
2009 CHAMP Iron 0-2 Middlesbrough  
2007 CHAMP Iron 2-0 Burnley Paterson, Goodwin
2001 DIV 3 Iron 1-2 Bristol Rovers Quailey
1998 LG CUP R1 Iron 1-1 Blackpool Forrester
1992 LG CUP R1 Darlington 1-1 Iron Helliwell
1987 LG CUP R1 Iron 3-1 Hartlepool Hill, Nicol, Russell
1979 DIV 4 Torquay 3-0 Iron  
1972 DIV 3 Tranmere 2-1 Iron Kirk
1962 DIV 2 Iron 2-1 Southampton Hodgson, Knapp (og)
1956 DIV 3N Iron 1-2 Darlington Brown
1951 DIV 3N Iron 1-0 Bradford City Cumner 

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