Posts Tagged "Scunthorpe United"

Match Of The Past: Scunthorpe United

By on Feb 14, 2013 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

We continue our series of the archive matches of the clubs of Football League One this morning with one of the stalwarts of the lower divisions, Scunthorpe United. Our first match is from the 1957/58 season, and features Scunthorpe – then still known as Scunthorpe & Lindsay United – at home against Liverpool in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. For our...

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Standing Up For Scunthorpe

By on Dec 1, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

In the immediate aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, there was a rush to change English football and, whilst many of the changes that were introduced in the years following it were long overdue, some were smuggled through by speculators who recognised the ability to make a buck or two from football and were clued up enough to understand that perhaps...

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Match Of The Week: Scunthorpe United 2-1 Plymouth Argyle

Match Of The Week: Scunthorpe United 2-1 Plymouth Argyle

By on Mar 21, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

As if by stealth, the end of the season is creeping up on us. League matches now all hold a degree of greater significance, but the finite nature of the season doesn’t feel so obvious until the last few weeks. At the bottom of the Championship, things are as tight as ever. There is a gap at the bottom of the table between Plymouth Argyle, Peterborough United...

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Match Of The Week: ** **** 0-0 Scunthorpe United

By on May 16, 2009 in English League Football | 30 comments

So, you play a forty-six match season in which you have finished in third place, some distance clear of the opposition. At the end of that season, you have take part in a play-off match against a team that finished three league places and eleven points behind you, and you fail to kill them off over the 210 minutes of open played that transpire, and the tie goes to a...

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Match Of The Week: Luton Town 3-2 Scunthorpe United

By on Apr 6, 2009 in English League Football | 10 comments

It is fifty years since Luton Town made their first appearance at Wembley, and twenty years since they lost the League Cup final. This weekend, however, in a show of defiance that must even have reddened the faces of the fusty old buffoons of the Football League and the Football Association, they took 40,000 supporters to Wembley for the final of the Football League...

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