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OTD: January 12

12 January 2023

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on January 12...

Former Iron players born on this day: Harry Roberts (1920), Dick Pratley (1963).

Scunthorpe were 2-1 winners away at Colchester On This Day in 2013. 

Dominic Samuel and Gavin Massey both went close for the U's early on, while home keeper Mark Cousins denied Akpo Sodje, Jimmy Ryan and Andy Barcham.

Ryan's 25-yard shot put Scunthorpe ahead and Karl Hawley's close-range strike made it 2-0 after the interval.

Home substitute Freddie Sears fired the ball in from close range to make it 2-1.

Overall playing record for January 12: Played 8, Won 3, Drawn 1, Lost 4, Scored 11, Conceded 9 

The Iron's full record for January 12 is as follows:
2021 LG 2 Iron 0-1 Salford  
2019 LG 1 Walsall 1-2 Iron Ojo, Novak
2013 LG 1 Colchester 1-2 Iron Ryan, Hawley
2008 CHAMP Southampton 1-0 Iron  
2002 DIV 3 Bristol R 1-1 Iron Calvo-Garcia
1991 DIV 4 Iron 6-2 Aldershot Cowling, Flounders 3, Hamilton, Lillis
1988 FAC R3 Blackpool 1-0 Iron  
1974 DIV 4 Crewe 1-0 Iron  
1957 DIV 3N Iron 2-1 Workington Brown, R Brown (og) 

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