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Preview: Torquay United (H)

31 March 2023

Match Previews

Preview: Torquay United (H)

31 March 2023

The Iron return to Glanford Park on Saturday, following back-to-back away ties, as we host Torquay United.

TICKET & HOSPITALITY NEWS

Click here
 for ticket details ahead of Saturday, April 1st’s (3pm kick-off) clash against Torquay.

Former Iron fan favourite Paul Harsley will be the special guest taking part in a Question-and-Answer session in the restaurant ahead of the match, with a sold-out restaurant set to dine with United.

PRE-MATCH VIEWS

Jimmy Dean (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

Dean Rance (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

IRON TEAM NEWS

Winger Sean Shields is described as ‘very doubtful’ by manager Jimmy Dean following his substitution against York on Tuesday night.

Midfielder Fin Shrimpton is a doubt too following a knock sustained in midweek, however Shrimpton did make it through Friday’s training session after missing Thursday’s.

Alfie Beestin (hamstring), Marcus Carver (groin) and Aaron Chapman remain out through their respective injuries.

THE OPPOSITION

The Gulls and Scunthorpe share a points total towards the foot of the National League table, with Torquay just a place above the Iron on goal difference having one less game played.

The side from Devon currently sit in 22nd place, on 34 points, after registering eight wins and 10 draws from 39 games so far this season.

Torquay took victory away at Boreham Wood during the week, Asa Hall’s 32nd minute goal the eventual winner at the LV Bet Stadium.

Despite an underwhelming campaign in the National League, Gary Johnson’s side made it to the fifth round in the Isuzu FA Trophy this season, beating Chippenham Town and Taunton Town before defeat at home to Barnet.

For more information on our visitors, click here.

THE OFFICIALS

The referee will be Paul Marsden, assisted by Adam Nichol and Danny Guest. The fourth official will be Oliver Mackey.

MATCHDAY DETAILS

The ticket office and club shop open from 11am on the day, with the Iron Bar opening shortly after around 11.30am where Manchester City vs Liverpool will be shown live.

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

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 Torquay will be available to stream internationally only following the conclusion of the international break, with BBC Radio Humberside commentary set to be provided.

International supporters can subscribe here to start streaming National Division matches, including prior full match replays which 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 Torquay is as follows:

SEASON/DATE COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
2022-23 - Sat Oct 1 NAT LG Torquay 1-1 Iron Beestin
2013-14 - Sat Apr 5 LG 2 Torquay 0-1 Iron Winnall
2013-14 - Sat Nov 30 LG 2 Iron 3-1 Torquay Winnall, O'Connor (og), Adelakun
2003-04 - Tue Feb 24 LG 2 Torquay 1-0 Iron  
2003-04 - Sat Aug 30 LG 2 Iron 2-1 Torquay MacLean, Calvo-Garcia
2002-03 - Sat Mar 15 DIV 3 Torquay 1-1 Iron Sparrow
2002-03 - Sat Oct 26 DIV 3 Iron 5-1 Torquay Carruthers, Torpey 3, McCombe
2001-02 - Tue Mar 5 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Torquay Quailey
2001-02 - Tue Sep 25 DIV 3 Torquay 0-0 Iron  
2000-01 - Sat Mar 3 DIV 3 Torquay 0-2 Iron Sparrow 2
2000-01 - Sat Sep 30 DIV 3 Iron 3-0 Torquay Ipoua 2, Dawson
1998-99 - Sat Feb 6 DIV 3 Torquay 1-0 Iron  
1998-99 - Sat Sep 5 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Torquay Hope, Gayle
1997-98 - Sat Mar 28 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Torquay Hope, Calvo-Garcia
1997-98 - Sat Nov 22 DIV 3 Torquay 2-4 Iron Calvo-Garcia 2, D'Auria, Wilcox
1996-97 - Sat Mar 22 DIV 3 Torquay 1-2 Iron Forrester, Jones
1996-97 - Sat Aug 24 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Torquay Clarkson
1995-96 - Sat Apr 6 DIV 3 Iron 1-0 Torquay Ford
1995-96 - Sat Oct 28 DIV 3 Torquay 1-8 Iron Eyre 2, Knill, Ford, McFarlane 4
1994-95 - Sat Jan 21 DIV 3 Iron 3-2 Torquay Eyre, Smith, Carmichael
1994-95 - Sat Nov 5 DIV 3 Torquay 1-1 Iron  Juryeff
1993-94 - Sat Feb 5 DIV 3 Iron 1-3 Torquay Carmichael
1993-94 - Sat Oct 23 DIV 3 Torquay 1-1 Iron Toman
1992-93 - Sat Mar 27 DIV 3 Iron 2-2 Torquay Alexander, Elliott
1992-93 - Sat Nov 21 DIV 3 Torquay 0-1 Iron Helliwell
1990-91 - Sat Feb 2 DIV 4 Iron 3-0 Torquay Cowling, Cox, Flounders
1990-91 - Tue Sep 18 DIV 4 Torquay 1-1 Iron Lillis
1989-90 - Sat Mar 10 DIV 4 Torquay 0-3 Iron Daws, Flounders, Lillis
1989-90 - Tue Sep 26 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Torquay Flounders, Lillis
1988-89 - Fri Apr 28 DIV 4 Torquay 0-2 Iron Daws, Hodkinson
1988-89 - Sat Nov 26 DIV 4 Iron 1-0 Torquay Daws
1987-88 - Wed May 18 DIV 4 P/O SF Iron 1-1 Torquay Lister
1987-88 - Sun May 15 DIV 4 P/O SF Torquay 2-1 Iron Flounders
1987-88 - Sat May 7 DIV 4 Torquay 1-2 Iron Flounders, Richardson
1987-88 - Fri Dec 18 DIV 4 Iron 2-3 Torquay Impey (og), Russell
1986-87 - Sat Mar 14 DIV 4 Torquay 2-2 Iron Johnson, Flounders
1986-87 - Fri Oct 17 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Torquay McLean, Johnson
1985-86 - Sat Jan 18 DIV 4 Torquay 1-0 Iron  
1985-86 - Sat Aug 17 DIV 4 Iron 4-0 Torquay Graham, Broddle, Cammack, Green
1984-85 - Tue Mar 5 DIV 4 Torquay 0-0 Iron  
1984-85 - Tue Oct 23 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Torquay Broddle 2
1982-83 - Sat Mar 12 DIV 4 Iron 2-0 Torquay Hunter 2
1982-83 - Sat Oct 30 DIV 4 Torquay 1-1 Iron Cammack
1981-82 - Sat Feb 6 DIV 4 Iron 0-2 Torquay  
1981-82 - Sat Sep 12 DIV 4 Torquay 1-0 Iron  
1980-81 - Wed Feb 4 DIV 4 Torquay 2-1 Iron Green
1980-81 - Sat Oct 25 DIV 4 Iron 0-2 Torquay  
1979-80 - Sat Nov 3 DIV 4 Iron 1-1 Torquay Cammack
1979-80 - Sat Aug 18 DIV 4 Torquay 3-0 Iron  
1978-79 - Sat Apr 28 DIV 4 Iron 2-2 Torquay Kilmore, Earl
1978-79 - Sat Dec 9 DIV 4 Torquay 0-1 Iron Kilmore
1977-78 - Sat Mar 18 DIV 4 Iron 0-1 Torquay  
1977-78 - Sat Oct 22 DIV 4 Torquay 4-2 Iron Lumby, Green (og)
1976-77 - Sat Apr 30 DIV 4 Iron 0-0 Torquay  
1976-77 - Sat Nov 27 DIV 4 Torquay 1-3 Iron O'Connor 3
1975-76 - Sat Jan 17 DIV 4 Torquay 1-0 Iron  
1975-76 - Sat Sep 20 DIV 4 Iron 3-1 Torquay Collier, Woodward 2
1974-75 - Sat Mar 8 DIV 4 Torquay 1-1 Iron Warnock
1974-75 - Tue Sep 24 DIV 4 Iron 0-2 Torquay  
1973-74 - Sat Apr 13 DIV 4 Iron 0-0 Torquay  
1973-74 - Sat Nov 17 DIV 4 Torquay 1-1 Iron Davidson
1967-68 - Fri May 3 DIV 3 Iron 2-0 Torquay Rusling, Blyth
1967-68 - Thu Apr 25 DIV 3 Torquay 2-1 Iron Heath
1966-67 - Fri Mar 17 DIV 3 Iron 3-1 Torquay Coatsworth, Smith (og), Sloan
1966-67 - Sat Oct 22 DIV 3 Torquay 1-1 Iron Colquhoun

Our full record against Torquay United is as follows: 

  IRON WINS DRAWS TORQUAY WINS
LEAGUE 31 17 15
CUP 0 1 1
TOTAL 31 18  16 

 


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