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OTD: September 2

2 September 2022

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on September 2...

Andy Keogh struck twice as Scunthorpe saw off Huddersfield on this day in 2005 and leap-frogged over them to the top of League One.

A Peter Beagrie penalty put the Iron ahead after Paul Rachubka hauled down Billy Sharp in the area and Keogh doubled their lead before half-time, capitalising on a defensive error following a flick on by Sharp before slotting past the 'keeper.

Pawel Abbott pulled Huddersfield back into contention when he stroked home a penalty in the 66th minute following a foul on the right-hand corner of the box.

But Matt Sparrow headed Scunthorpe 3-1 in front after Cleveland Taylor hit the bar following a mazey run and Keogh grabbed his second seven minutes from time as his header proved too hot to handle.  

Overall playing record for September 2: Played 12, Won 8, Drawn 2, Lost 2, Scored 17, Conceded 10.

The Iron's full record for September 2 is as follows:
2017 LG 1 Bury 0-1 Iron Morris
2008 FLT R1 Iron 2-1 Notts Co Hayes 2
2005 LG 1 Huddersfield 1-4 Iron Beagrie, Keogh 2, Sparrow
2000 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Blackpool Torpey
1997 DIV 3 Iron 2-1 Chester Eyre 2
1995 DIV 3 Exeter 1-0 Iron  
1989 DIV 4 Gillingham 0-3 Iron Taylor, Flounders 2
1986 LG CUP R1 Darlington 1-2 Iron Lister 2
1972 DIV 3 Bournemouth 1-1 Iron Fletcher
1967 DIV 4 Watford 4-0 Iron  
1954 DIV 3N Iron 1-0 Grimsby Jones
1950 DIV 3N Iron 0-0 Rotherham  

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