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OTD: August 3

3 August 2022

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on August 3...

Former Iron players born on this day: Ron Howells (1935), Chris Marples (1964), James Cotterill (1982), Adda Djeziri (1988), Charlie Goode (1995).

The Iron began the 2013-14 season with a 2-0 victory over Mansfield Town, who were newly promoted from the Conference.
With a number of debutants in the side, it was Terry Hawkridge who impressed and got involved in both goals in the first half. Matt Sparrow got on the end of one cross to fire home on the half volley before a forward ball sent fellow debutant Sam Winnall through, beating the 'keeper to the ball before slotting into an empty net.
Eddie Nolan saw red in stoppage time at the end of the game for his second booking, also conceding a penalty which was fired over the crossbar.
Overall playing record for August 3: Played 2, Won 1, Drawn 0, Lost 1, Scored 2, Conceded 2. 

The Iron's full record for August 3 is as follows:
2019 League Two Iron 0-2 Swindon Town  
2013 League One Iron 2-0 Mansfield Town Sparrow, Winnall

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