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Established
1899 (123 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
16 Jul 22 Scunthorpe   -  Sheffield United
19 Jul 22 Scunthorpe   -  Rochdale
23 Jul 22 Scunthorpe   -  Peterboro
26 Jul 22 Bradford Park   -  Scunthorpe
30 Jul 22 Farsley Celtic   -  Scunthorpe

Latest Results
07 May 22 Bristol Rovers  7 - 0  Scunthorpe
30 Apr 22 Scunthorpe  1 - 1  Hartlepool
23 Apr 22 Bradford  2 - 1  Scunthorpe
18 Apr 22 Scunthorpe  1 - 1  Stevenage
15 Apr 22 Leyton Orient  3 - 0  Scunthorpe

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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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Luke
Daniels
#28


Paddy
Madden
#34


Kevin
van


Joe
Anyon



Eddie
Nolan



Callum
Howe





Luke


Jermaine
Beckford



Stephen
Dawson



Deon
Burton



Lyle
Taylor



Conor
Townsend
#14


Billy
Kee



Sam
Slocombe



Tom
Hopper



Charlie
Goode
#4


Matty
Lund



Gary
McSheffrey



Hakeeb
Adelakun
#31


Jordan
Clarke



Jamie
Ness


= 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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