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Iron to face Grantham Town in Lincolnshire Senior Cup

22 June 2021

Fixture News

Iron to face Grantham Town in Lincolnshire Senior Cup

22 June 2021

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:

Adult £8
Concessions (65+) £5
Under-18s £2
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:

Preliminary Round 
Cleethorpes Town v Stamford
Lincoln United v Boston United

Quarter Finals 
Scunthorpe United v Grantham Town
Spalding United v Grimsby Town
Cleethorpes Town / Stamford v Lincoln United / Boston United
Lincoln City v Gainsborough Trinity

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

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