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Head Coach

Paul Hurst

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Established
1899 (120 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Glanford Park
(9,088 Capacity)

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Location
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Nicknames
SUFC, The Iron

League
English League 2

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Upcoming Events
28 Sep 19 Scunthorpe   -  Bradford
05 Oct 19 Plymouth   -  Scunthorpe
12 Oct 19 Scunthorpe   -  Northampton
19 Oct 19 Newport   -  Scunthorpe
22 Oct 19 Scunthorpe   -  Exeter

Latest Results
21 Sep 19 Walsall  1 - 0  Scunthorpe
17 Sep 19 Scunthorpe  2 - 2  Oldham
14 Sep 19 Scunthorpe  3 - 0  Morecambe
07 Sep 19 Mansfield  2 - 0  Scunthorpe
31 Aug 19 Scunthorpe  0 - 1  Carlisle

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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.

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Cameron
Borthwick-Jackson



Cameron
Burgess



Lewis
Butroid



Jordan
Clarke



Ryan
Colclough



Jake
Eastwood



Jonathan
Flatt



Alex
Gilliead



Adam
Hammill



Stephen
Humphrys



Clayton
Lewis



Matthew
Lund



Rory
McArdle



Harrison
McGahey



Tony
McMahon



Josh
Morris



Lee
Novak



Kgosi
Ntlhe



James
Perch



Regan
Slater



Yann
Songo'o



Jack
Levi


George
Thomas



Ike
Ugbo



Kevin
van


Rory
Watson



Byron
Webster



Kyle
Wootton


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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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