The Iron have been drawn to face Grantham Town in the quarter-finals of the Lincolnshire Senior Cup, sponsored by Bluefin Sport.
United were drawn at home to face the Northern Premier League Premier Division side, but a mutual agreement between the two sides has seen this fixture reversed to be played at the South Kesteven Stadium on Monday, August 2, 2021 (7.45pm kick-off).
Admission details and prices have been confirmed by the home side, and are as follows:
|Under-14s||FREE (if accompanied by a paying adult)|
The competition returns after not taking place last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Iron's last involvement coming in 2019 when a youthful side was knocked out by Boston United in Round One.
Scunthorpe are 20-time winners of the competition, but last picked up the accolade a decade ago in 2011.
Incidentally, the last time United met the Gingerbreads was in the 2001-02 final of the Lincolnshire Senior Cup on August 1, 2002 (held over from the previous season), a day over 19 years prior to the latest fixture against them.
On that day, the Iron won 3-0 thanks to a brace from Paul Wheatcroft and a Martin Carruthers goal.
The full draw for the competition's early rounds are as follows:
Cleethorpes Town v Stamford
Lincoln United v Boston United
Scunthorpe United v Grantham Town
Spalding United v Grimsby Town
Cleethorpes Town / Stamford v Lincoln United / Boston United
Lincoln City v Gainsborough Trinity
PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES CONFIRMED SO FAR...
10th July - Barton Town (A) - 3pm
17th July - Farsley Celtic (A) - 3pm
20th July - Burton Albion (H) - 7.30pm
27th July - Lincoln City (H) - 7.30pm
2nd August - Grantham Town (A) - 7.45pm