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OTD: February 17

17 February 2022

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on February 17...

Former Iron players born on this day: Jonathon Margetts (1995).

The Iron earned the chance to play Luton in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final at Wembley after victory over Rotherham in the Northern area final second leg in 2009.

Striker Gary Hooper latched on to a through-ball from Andrew Wright before finishing coolly for the only goal.

Hooper also a close-range shot blocked and Garry Thompson saw his effort from the rebound deflected over.

Rotherham's best chance fell to Reuben Reid, whose header was tipped onto the bar by Iron goalkeeper Joe Murphy.

Overall playing record for February 17: Played 11, Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 6, Scored 10, Conceded 19. 

The Iron's full record for February 17 is as follows:
2018 LG 1 Iron 2-2 Northampton Ojo, Wallace
2015 LG 1 Iron 2-0 Chesterfield Canavan, Madden
2009 FLT AF L2 Rotherham 0-1 Iron Hooper
2007 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Rotherham Beckford
2001 DIV 3 Cardiff 3-0 Iron  
1996 DIV 3 Chester 3-0 Iron  
1982 DIV 4 Darlington 4-1 Iron Stewart
1974 DIV 4 Newport 2-1 Iron Warnock
1968 DIV 3 Iron 2-4 Barrow Lindsey, Sloan
1962 DIV 2 Stoke 1-0 Iron  
1951 DIV 3N Accrington 0-0 Iron  

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