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  • Date:28 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Turf Moor
  • Attendance:15,043
  • Woolford (13) Dagnall (83)
Goal!

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93:47 +3.47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Cork on Michael O'Connor. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

92:37 +2.37

Shot by Martyn Woolford.

91:46 +1.46

Chris Dagnall goes off and Josh Wright comes on.

87:53

Effort on goal by Chris Eagles from 20 yards. Blocked by Cliff Byrne. Chris Eagles takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

87:26

The official flags Matt Godden offside. Direct free kick taken by Lee Grant.

86:30

Headed effort from inside the box by Steven Thompson misses to the right of the target.

85:49

Tyrone Mears takes a shot. Eddie Nolan gets a block in.

85:29

Unfair challenge on Jack Cork by Chris Dagnall results in a free kick. Andre Bikey takes the direct free kick.

84:39

Effort from the edge of the box by Jay Rodriguez goes wide of the left-hand post.

83:09

Chris Dagnall grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-2 Scunthorpe.Assist on the goal came from Martyn Woolford.

81:59

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor, clearance made by Chris Iwelumo.

80:31

Jonathan Forte goes off and Matt Godden comes on. Unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall by Andre Bikey results in a free kick. Cliff Byrne takes the free kick.

78:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cliff Byrne by Steven Thompson. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

77:50

Graham Alexander takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort from inside the area by Clarke Carlisle misses to the right of the target.

76:51

Michael Collins is brought on as a substitute for Garry Thompson.

75:45

Chris Eagles has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

71:27

Ross Wallace leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Thompson. Jonathan Forte fouled by Jack Cork, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Michael O'Connor from the free kick, save by Lee Grant.

70:37

Jonathan Forte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andre Bikey. Direct free kick taken by Andre Bikey.

69:38

Jonathan Forte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clarke Carlisle. Direct free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.

68:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Iwelumo by Cliff Byrne. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Andre Bikey, save by Joe Murphy.

66:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Forte on Brian Easton. Andre Bikey takes the direct free kick.

65:31

Chris Iwelumo concedes a free kick for a foul on Cliff Byrne. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

61:25

Foul by Cliff Byrne on Chris Iwelumo, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ross Wallace, Chris Eagles has a drilled shot. Save by Joe Murphy. Corner from the right by-line taken by Ross Wallace, save by Joe Murphy.

61:02

Martyn Woolford is ruled offside. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.

59:45

Jack Cork takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Rob Jones.

55:18

Graham Alexander takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

54:49

Chris Iwelumo joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Guidetti.

53:39

Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.

51:19

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Blocked by Rob Jones. Short corner worked by Graham Alexander, Headed effort from inside the area by Clarke Carlisle misses to the right of the target.

50:07

Jonathan Forte produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

49:13

Brian Easton concedes a free kick for a foul on Eddie Nolan. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

48:02

Foul by John Guidetti on Rob Jones, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

47:09

Corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, Jay Rodriguez produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

45:48

Corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line played to the near post, Garry Thompson makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, clearance made by Andrew Wright. Corner taken by Graham Alexander from the left by-line, clearance made by Cliff Byrne.

45:18

Handball decision goes against Michael O'Connor. Andre Bikey takes the direct free kick.

44:59

John Guidetti is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

42:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall by Andre Bikey. Michael O'Connor takes the direct free kick. Cliff Byrne is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.

41:01

Inswinging corner taken by Graham Alexander, Joe Murphy makes a save. Andre Bikey concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Murphy. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

38:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Togwell on Jack Cork. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Graham Alexander from left wing, save by Joe Murphy. Ross Wallace takes the inswinging corner, Clarke Carlisle has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

36:12

Jonathan Forte takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.

34:50

John Guidetti fouled by Cliff Byrne, the ref awards a free kick. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick, Effort on goal by Andre Bikey from 25 yards. Save by Andrew Wright.

33:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cliff Byrne by John Guidetti. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

31:09

Michael O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Wallace. The ball is delivered by Ross Wallace, Jack Cork takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a comfortable save.

30:28

Effort on goal by Andrew Wright from 25 yards. Clarke Carlisle gets a block in.

29:59

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

22:33

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot.

21:25

Jay Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cliff Byrne. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

20:24

Jonathan Forte is ruled offside. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.

18:29

Jack Cork fouled by Chris Dagnall, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Graham Alexander from left channel.

16:59

The offside flag is raised against Jay Rodriguez. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

12:52

Booking for Jay Rodriguez for unsporting behaviour. Martyn Woolford gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Scunthorpe.Jay Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Wright. Cliff Byrne takes the free kick. Assist by Cliff Byrne.

10:09

Jonathan Forte is ruled offside. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.

9:01

Shot from 20 yards from Michael O'Connor. Lee Grant makes a save. Corner taken short by Chris Dagnall.

6:48

Inswinging corner taken by Graham Alexander, clearance by Eddie Nolan.

6:01

Martyn Woolford has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

4:45

Shot from just outside the area by Jonathan Forte goes over the bar.

3:16

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

2:40

Header from close range by Jay Rodriguez misses to the right of the goal.

2:14

The referee blows for offside. Michael O'Connor takes the indirect free kick.

1:24

Eddie Nolan receives a yellow card. Eddie Nolan challenges Jay Rodriguez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ross Wallace from right wing, clearance made by Michael O'Connor.

The referee gets the game started.

It is the end of the first-half.

The match restarts for the second half.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Match Preview

Laws could stick with winning side Burnley boss Brian Laws will be reluctant to make changes when his side play host to Scunthorpe. Laws steered the Clarets to their first away victory of the season in a 2-1 victory at Barnsley on Boxing Day. The Turf Moor boss dropped leading scorer Chris Iwelumo at Oakwell and deployed on-loan Manchester City striker John Guidetti alongside Jay Rodriguez. His decision was vindicated as Guidetti, 18, scored his first senior goal and is set to keep his place. Laws, who named Iwelumo, Chris Eagles and Dean Marney among his substitutes, said: "It was a big call to leave out the leading goalscorer, but sometimes you have to make decisions for the right reasons. "That was probably the strongest bench I have had this season." Left-back Danny Fox is fit again after an ankle injury but Brian Easton looks certain to retain his starting berth. Scunthorpe will be without on-loan striker Freddie Sears after he was recalled by parent club West Ham last week. Sears had been expected to stay at Glanford Park until January 3 but Hammers manager Avram Grant opted to terminate the 21-year-old's loan in the hope he can add some firepower to his own squad. However, defender David Mirfin will return from a foot injury while Josh Wright, Michael O'Connor and Chris Dagnall have shaken off viruses. They would have been available to face Preston on Boxing Day had the game not been postponed. Defensive trio Michael Raynes (thigh), Jim McNulty (ankle) and Niall Canavan (knee) are set to remain sidelined while Jonathan Forte should come in for Sears as the Iron seek to avoid a sixth straight defeat.

Formation:442Manager: Brian Laws

Burnley

Formation: 433Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

  • Lee Grant
  • Tyrone Mears
  • Clarke Carlisle
  • Andre Bikey
  • Brian Easton
  • Wade Elliott
  • Graham Alexander
  • Jack Cork
  • Ross Wallace
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • John Guidetti
  • SUBS
  • Brian Jensen
  • Michael Duff
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Dean Marney
  • David Edgar
  • Steven Thompson
  • Chris Eagles

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Match Report

Laws cops it after loss Brian Laws came under heavy fire from Burnley supporters after struggling Scunthorpe claimed a deserved 2-0 victory with goals from Martyn Woolford and Chris Dagnall. Highly-rated Woolford, 25, struck in the 14th minute with a clinical left-foot finish to register his seventh goal of the season. He then turned provider for Dagnall to claim a killer second with six minutes remaining and seal a superb win for Ian Baraclough's men, who have done no favours for Laws. The former Scunthorpe manager had guided the Clarets to victory at Barnsley on Boxing Day but faced criticism from the home fans after this dismal defeat left them outside the play-off places. Burnley's win at Oakwell two days previously marked their first away win of the season, prompting Laws to name an unchanged starting line-up to face Scunthorpe. The visitors arrived at Turf Moor in the relegation zone, yet they began in vibrant fashion and quickly built up a head of steam. Although Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez headed just wide in the third minute, Scunthorpe soon gained control and striker Jonathan Forte drilled a 20-yard shot narrowly over the bar. Two minutes later, Woolford also went close from distance and then Michael O'Connor had a 20-yard shot well parried by home goalkeeper Lee Grant. But the Iron were not to be denied and they found the net in the 14th minute when Woolford swept home a fine left-footed shot from 12 yards. Midway through the first half, Burnley sought to find an equaliser but Rodriguez headed wastefully wide from 12 yards out. Clarets winger Ross Wallace then headed goalwards from 12 yards but Iron goalkeeper Joe Murphy made a comfortable save. The pendulum swung back in the visitors' favour moments later as Andrew Wright saw his 25-yard shot blocked. Jack Cork, on loan at Burnley from Chelsea, then headed straight at Murphy from 12 yards and Scunthorpe could have doubled their lead seven minute before the break. Forte found the space to strike a shot goalwards from 12 yards but Grant made a fine parried save to avert the danger. As the interval approached, Burnley threatened from a corner but Clarke Carlisle could only head over the bar from Wallace's right-wing delivery. Laws made a tactical switch at half-time, replacing the ineffective Wade Elliott with the more adventurous Chris Eagles. The change looked promising as Eagles quickly got onto the ball and began teasing and tormenting the Scunthorpe defence before delivering a series of dangerous crosses. In the 48th minute, Burnley's pressure almost told when Rodriguez headed over from Wallace's cross from just six yards out. Forte then flashed a shot just wide at the other end of the pitch as Wallace and then Woolford also went close. Laws replaced on-loan Manchester City striker John Guidetti, 18, with Chris Iwelumo in the 55th minute as the hosts looked to adopt a more physical approach. Eagles saw a fierce free-kick saved by Murphy in the 62nd minute before going close again with another long-range strike in the 76th minute. Carlisle then headed wide before Scunthorpe sealed the points when Woolford showed intelligence to find Dagnall and he rifled home from six yards out.

Form Guide

    DWLWLW
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Scunthorpe
  • WLLLLL

Last Meetings

  • Burnley
  • 2 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 26/01/2008
  • Scunthorpe
  • 2 - 0
  • Burnley
  • 18/08/2007

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • C Iwelumo 9
  • J Rodriguez 4
  • R Wallace 2
  • C Eagles 2
  • AS Bikey 2
  • M Paterson 2
  • JF Cork 2
  • C Carlisle 1
  • T Mears 1
  • D Marney 1
  • B Easton 1
  • J Guidetti 1

Scunthorpe

  • M Woolford 4
  • J Forte 3
  • C Dagnall 3
  • M O'Connor 3
  • C Byrne 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • R Jones 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 34
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 23
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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