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OTD: December 30

30 December 2021

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 30...

Former Iron players born on this day: Archie Gibson (1933), Ian Webster (1965), Jon Parkin (1981).

Scunthorpe moved to the top of League One after a game of contrasting halves against struggling Bournemouth On This Day in 2006. 

United dominated the opening stages and skipper Andy Crosby put them in front after eight minutes from close range.

Andy Keogh made it 2-0 in the 29th minute after being put through by Ian Morris and Billy Sharp struck in the 44th minute with a shot on the turn.

After the break Sam Vokes pulled one back following Joe Murphy's error, and Brett Pitman set him up for a second.

Overall playing record for December 30: Played 8, Won 2, Drawn 2, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 22.

The Iron's full record for December 30 is as follows:
2017 LG 1 Blackburn 2-2 Iron van Veen, Townsend
2006 LG 1 Iron 3-2 Bournemouth Crosby, Keogh, Sharp
1989 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Chesterfield  
1978 DIV 4 Iron 0-4 Rochdale  
1972 DIV 3 Iron 1-5 Tranmere Fletcher
1967 DIV 3 Oxford 2-3 Iron Deere 2, Sloan
1966 DIV 3 Iron 2-2 Orient Sloan, Barton
1950 DIV 3N Rotherham 4-1 Iron Cumner 

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