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Match Previews

Preview: Maidenhead United (H)

6 January 2023

Match Previews

Preview: Maidenhead United (H)

6 January 2023

The Iron return to Glanford Park for back-to-back weekends as we host Maidenhead United in the first of our upcoming home fixtures.

TICKET & HOSPITALITY NEWS

Click here
 for ticket details ahead of Saturday, January 7th’s (3pm kick-off) clash against Maidenhead.

Former Iron striker and assistant manager Mark Lillis will be the special guest taking part in a Question-and-Answer session in the restaurant ahead of the match.

He made 80 appearances for us between 1989 and 1991, scoring 31 times, before going on to be assistant manager between 1996 and 1999, and then also from 2020 until 2021.

You can find matchday hospitality ticketing/pricing details by clicking here.

PRE-MATCH VIEWS

Michael Nelson (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

Andrew Boyce (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

IRON TEAM NEWS

Winger Rob Apter has returned to Blackpool following the conclusion of his loan spell with the Iron.

Midfielder Elliott Whitehouse returns to the Iron, who has trained on the back of an illness, and is in contention to face the Magpies.

Defender Reagan Ogle (thigh) and goalkeeper Owen Foster (shoulder) have both trained and are now available for Saturday’s fixture too.

Liam Feeney & Kgosi Nthle (hamstrings) continue to miss out through their injuries.

THE OPPOSITION

The Magpies took on Wealdstone in their festive fixtures, being edged out 3-2 on Boxing Day and hosting a scoreless draw at home on New Year’s Day.

The side from Berkshire currently sit in 17th position, with Alan Devonshire’s side registering eight wins and five draws from 25 games this season.

Maidenhead were established in the year 1870, being one of 15 clubs to play in the inaugural FA Cup competition in 1871/72.

In 2016/17, Maidenhead won the National League South, winning 30 of their 42 fixtures that season and beating eventual play-off winners Ebbsfleet to the title by just one win.

The Magpies recorded their strongest National League season to date, finishing 12th with 17 wins and 13 draws in 46 games.

For more information on our visitors, click here.

THE OFFICIALS

The referee will be Michael Barlow, assisted by Daniel Woolley and Reece Davies. The fourth official will be Jamie O’Connor.

Barlow has overseen eight National League fixtures this season, including the Iron’s 2-2 draw away at Altrincham where United were awarded a penalty for a foul on Alfie Beestin.

MATCHDAY DETAILS

The ticket office and club shop open from 11am on the day, with the Iron Bar opening shortly after around 11.30am.

The car park opens at midday, where a £1 saving can be made (before 9am on matchday) by purchasing your spot in advance here.

We welcome back familiar vendor Phat Pateez Grill, who will be selling a range of hot-food outside the ground.

Additionally, turnstiles are also open an hour-and-a-half before kick-off for fans wishing to enter the stadium.

NATIONAL LEAGUE TV

The game against Maidenhead United is available to stream both domestically and internationally, with BBC Radio Humberside commentary set to be provided.

Fans can subscribe here and start streaming National Division matches now, including prior full match replayswhich are hosted, and can be watched, on National League TV for free.

To help the Iron profit, you need to nominate 'Scunthorpe United' as your club in the sign-up process.

FULL RECORD

Our full record against Maidenhead is as follows: 

SEASON/DATE COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2022-23 - Sat 13 Aug NAT LG Maidenhead 3-2 Iron Nuttall (2)

 


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