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OTD: December 16

16 December 2022


OTD: December 16

16 December 2022

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on December 16...

Former Iron players born on this day: Stuart Young (1972), Ramon Calliste (1985), Andy Barcham (1986).

Scunthorpe saw off Forest to end a run of five straight league defeats On This Day in 2005. 

Lee Ridley put the Iron ahead after an error by visiting keeper Paul Gerrard, before Gareth Taylor equalised for Forest from the penalty spot.

But Scunthorpe substitute Tommy Johnson set up Cleveland Taylor to restore his side's lead with a delightful shot.

And the home side's victory was sealed before the end when Cliff Byrne got the final touch after Ian Baraclough's corner was flicked on by Peter Beagrie.

Overall playing record for December 16: Played 11, Won 6, Drawn 1, Lost 4, Scored 21, Conceded 18. 

The Iron's full record for December 16 is as follows:
2017 LG 1 Iron 2-2 MK Dons Adelakun, van Veen
2008 FLT QF Iron 2-1 Tranmere May, Hayes
2005 LG 1 Iron 3-1 Nottm Forest Ridley, Taylor, Byrne
2000 DIV 3 Barnet 4-2 Iron Torpey, Ipoua
1995 DIV 3 Colchester 2-1 Iron Young
1994 DIV 3 Northampton 0-1 Iron Knill
1989 DIV 4 Hereford 1-2 Iron Nicol, Lillis
1978 DIV 4 Iron 4-2 Hereford Kilmore 2, Pilling, Earl
1972 DIV 3 Port Vale 2-0 Iron  
1961 DIV 2 Brighton 0-3 Iron Thomas, Kaye, Sitford (og)
1950 DIV 3N Shrewsbury 3-1 Iron Gorin 

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