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Neil Cox

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Established
1899 (124 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Glanford Park
(9,088 Capacity)

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Location
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Nicknames
SUFC, The Iron

League
English National League

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Upcoming Events
18 Feb 23 Scunthorpe   -  Dagenham &
21 Feb 23 Wrexham   -  Scunthorpe
25 Feb 23 Boreham Wood   -  Scunthorpe
28 Feb 23 Maidstone   -  Scunthorpe
04 Mar 23 Scunthorpe   -  Eastleigh

Latest Results
03 Feb 23 Scunthorpe  1 - 3  Barnet
28 Jan 23 Scunthorpe  1 - 1  Bromley
25 Jan 23 Halifax  0 - 1  Scunthorpe
14 Jan 23 Scunthorpe  0 - 2  Woking
07 Jan 23 Scunthorpe  3 - 0  Maidenhead United

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Scunthorpe United Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. The team compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

The team is nicknamed The Iron, and has played in a home strip of claret and blue for most of its history. It plays its home games at Glanford Park, having moved from the Old Show Ground in 1988. Grimsby Town, Hull City, Doncaster Rovers, Lincoln City and York City are its main rivals, although Doncaster are the only one of these clubs that currently plays in Scunthorpe's division. It is currently the only league club located in Lincolnshire.

The club was formed in 1899, turned professional in 1912 and joined the Football League in 1950. It achieved promotion to Division Two in 1958, where it stayed until 1964, but has spent most of its time as a Football League club in the basement tier. The club has had more success recently, however: it was promoted from Football League Two in 2005, and has spent three of the last five seasons in the Football League Championship. The Iron were relegated to Football League One in 2011, having finished bottom of the Championship.

In recent years, the club has developed a reputation for developing promising young strikers, having sold Billy Sharp, Martin Paterson and Gary Hooper on for seven-figure sums. The club was also considered one of the most financially prudent in English football, being one of only three in the top four divisions to be debt-free. This status has recently changed after it was announced that a £2 million loan from the outgoing chairman Steve Wharton was on the accounts to help the club maintain some sense of financial stability.

Team Members
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Mark
Duffy



Jimmy
Ryan



Michael
Nelson



Eddie
Nolan



Michael
Raynes



Chris
Dagnall
#33


Robert
Grant



Jermaine
Beckford



Sam
Johnstone
#21


Shane
Duffy



Sam
Slocombe



Matthew
Godden



Matty
Lund


= Contract years remaining

Stadium or Home

Glanford Park is a football stadium in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, and the current home of Scunthorpe United.

Glanford Park opened in 1988 at a construction cost of £2.5 million, housing a total of 9,088 supporters. It was the first time that an English football club had moved to a new purpose-built stadium in 33 years, since Southend United moved to Roots Hall in 1955.

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