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  • OPINION: Are Scunthorpe starting to turn the corner?

    It’s only a few weeks ago that the majority of Iron fans were already hitting the panic button, and beginning to worry about falling through the trap door to the abyss of non league football. More

  • Opinion: Super Paul Hayes

    Three is the magic number – George Young looks back fondly on Paul Hayes’ three spells at Glanford Park and reacts to the news that the mercurial striker is set to hang up his boots this summer. More

  • OPINION: J’accuse!

    Well, I’ve not been afraid to use the’R’ word all season. I recognised how desperate the situation was at the Lincoln friendly and have had precious little since to raise my expectations and levels of optimism. More

  • OPINION: Positive first impressions

    Scunthorpe fan Bradley Mell is feeling positive about the Iron’s appointment of Stuart McCall, despite the new gaffer overseeing a poor performance in his first game in charge at Accrington Stanley. More

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    How Sports Betting Legalization Affects the Future of Sports

    The Developments  The gambling world has been undergoing an interesting and surprising metamorphosis as of late. More and more people are getting interested in gambling, especially online gambling. Gambling has gotten so big, in fact, that it has started to affect the world of sports as well. Mainstream, established sports are adopting aspects of betting […] More

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    OPINION: Expectation. A good or bad thing?

    Expectation! A good or bad thing? Personally, not so sure. It’s not something us Scunny fans have become accustomed to for the best part of our Iron supporting years, is it? More

  • OPINION: Humble Pie

    I doubted the players and the management would have time to turn things around and we would finish outside the play-offs. I asked them to prove me wrong and they did. I thought that the damage caused by the previous management set up was too deep but clearly it wasn’t. Unfortunately though, we had another […] More

  • OPINION: Five steps to securing victory at Rotherham on Wednesday

    We’ve all been before, haven’t we? For the ninth successive time since our first appearance in the play-offs way back in 1988, Scunthorpe United have failed to win our 1st leg in a play-off semi-final. It is an utterly remarkable record, especially considering that we still managed to get promoted in two of those seasons! […] More

  • OPINION: Plenty at stake as Iron head to Rotherham

    Well, that was exciting now wasn’t it? A full (well, ish) Glanford Park, a warm May’s afternoon, dodgy defending, 4 goals, and plenty more missed chances besides – it was a perfect encapsulation of what the play-offs are all about. There might have “only” been 6,600 inside Glanford Park, but at times it felt like […] More