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OTD: November 9

9 November 2021

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on November 9...

Former and current Iron players born on this day: Clint Marcelle (1968), Callum Kennedy (1989), Ashley Palmer (1992), Myles Hippolyte (1994).

In form Scunthorpe secured their sixth win in seven games with an impressive 2-0 victory over York at Bootham Crescent in 2001.

Former York loan star Martin Carruthers set the ball rolling after 49 minutes when he tapped the ball into the net after Lee Hodges' fine strike had hit the post.

Iron goalkeeper Tom Evans kept City at bay in the first half, denying Lee Bullock and Mark Maley. Lee Nogan wasted a great chance to open the scoring from close range.

Evergreen Peter Beagrie had United's best chance of the half but his vicious 25-yard effort cannoned off the post with goalkeeper Alan Fettis well beaten.

The Minstermen started the second half brightly with Kieran Darlow forcing Evans into a superb save following good work from Michael Proctor after 48 minutes.

The visitors exploited their space after Carruthers' ninth goal of the season and could have extended their lead.

But Fettis made a fine double save to deny Steve Torpey after 75 minutes.

Spaniard Alex Calvo-Garcia wrapped up the points with a classy finish after 83 minutes following a neat pass from tireless Hodges.

The action did not diminish, however, as York defender Maley, booked on the hour-mark for an off-the-ball incident, was sent off for a crunching challenge on Beagrie in stoppage time.

Overall playing record for November 9: Played 15, Won 6, Drawn 4, Lost 5, Scored 13, Conceded 15.

The Iron's full record for November 9 is as follows:
2019 FAC R1 Crawley 4-1 Iron Colclough
2014 FAC R1 Forest Green 0-2 Iron McSheffrey 2
2013 FAC R1 Grimsby 0-0 Iron  
2010 CHAMP Iron 0-2 Middlesbrough  
2002 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Boston Beagrie, Torpey
2001 DIV 3 York 0-2 Iron Carruthers, Calvo-Garcia
1996 DIV 3 Iron 1-2 Doncaster Clarkson
1991 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Rotherham Daws
1986 DIV 4 Iron 2-1 Halifax Johnson, Lister
1985 DIV 4 Iron 0-2 Swindon  
1984 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Hereford Graham
1974 DIV 4 Exeter 0-0 Iron  
1970 DIV 4 Darlington 3-0 Iron  
1968 DIV 4 Wrexham 0-1 Iron Kerr
1957 DIV 3N York 0-0 Iron  

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