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OTD: January 5

5 January 2023


OTD: January 5

5 January 2023

Remembering past matches played by the Iron on January 5...

Former Iron players born on this day: Wally Boyes (1913), Eamonn Kavanagh (1954), Paul Baker (1963), Gordon Tucker (1968), Luke Daniels (1988), Krystian Pearce (1990), Abo Eisa (1996).

Scunthorpe struck twice in seven second-half minutes to secure a 2-1 victory over Coventry City and climb out of the League One relegation zone in 2019.

James Perch netted the opener from the edge of the box in the 67th minute, with midfielder Levi Sutton curling in a second not long afterwards.

Although Conor Chaplin made the most of a lapse at the back to get Coventry back in the game with 12 minutes to play, United held on to claim a third successive victory.

Overall playing record for January 5:
Played 8, Won 2, Drawn 2, Lost 4, Scored 12, Conceded 13.

The Iron's full record for January 5 is as follows:
2019 LG 1 Iron 2-1 Coventry Perch, Sutton
2013 LG 1 Iron 0-0 Shrewsbury  
2008 FAC R3 Preston 1-0 Iron  
2002 FAC R3 Millwall 2-1 Iron McCombe
1991 FAC R3 Brighton 3-2 Iron Flounders, Bramhall
1980 DIV 4 Peterborough 3-1 Iron Davy
1974 FAC R3 Millwall 1-1 Iron Collier
1952 DIV 3N Iron 5-2 Darlington Hall 2, Powell, Mosby, Rudd 

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