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  • Date:25 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Attendance:5,190
  • O'Connor - pen (87)
  • Marquis (38) Marquis (50)
Goal!

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92:35 +2.35

A cross is delivered by Ramon Nunez.

90:21 +0.21

James Henry produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target. Darren Purse joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andros Townsend.

89:44

Marcus Williams produces a cross.

86:15

Effort from 25 yards by Ramon Nunez. Jack Smith gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Bobby Grant, Foul by Darren Ward on Joe Garner, Penalty awarded. Power penalty scored by Michael O'Connor. Scunthorpe 1-2 Millwall.

84:59

Chris Dagnall is ruled offside. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

79:58

A cross is delivered by Michael O'Connor, save made by David Forde.

79:47

Michael O'Connor sends in a cross, Darren Ward manages to make a clearance.

78:37

Bobby Grant has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

78:10

Hameur Bouazza is caught offside. Marcus Williams takes the free kick.

77:33

Hameur Bouazza is caught offside. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

77:19

Drilled right-footed shot by James Henry. Blocked by Sam Togwell.

75:33

Effort from outside the penalty area by Bobby Grant goes wide left of the target. Josh McQuoid goes off and Hameur Bouazza comes on. John Marquis goes off and Danny Schofield comes on.

74:23

Marcus Williams crosses the ball, Paul Robinson makes a clearance.

73:40

Sam Togwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tamika Mkandawire. Tony Craig crosses the ball in from the free kick. The ball is swung over by John Marquis, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.

72:08

Michael O'Connor has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

71:08

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Ward. Direct free kick taken by David Forde.

70:48

Effort from outside the penalty area by James Henry goes wide left of the goal.

70:04

Bobby Grant produces a drilled left-footed shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.

68:16

Andros Townsend concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Collins. Free kick crossed by Michael O'Connor, David Forde makes a save.

66:23

Chris Dagnall has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

65:08

John Marquis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Nelson. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

64:25

The official flags Joe Garner offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

63:13

Bobby Grant takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

61:49

Eddie Nolan leaves the field to be replaced by Michael O'Connor. Mark Duffy goes off and Bobby Grant comes on.

59:32

Nadjim Abdou is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed by Eddie Nolan.

59:12

The ball is swung over by Eddie Nolan, Tony Craig manages to make a clearance.

56:42

The ball is crossed by Sam Togwell, Paul Robinson gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy, clearance made by Darren Ward.

55:50

The ball is sent over by James Henry, Michael Nelson makes a clearance.

54:53

The ball is swung over by Joe Garner.

53:03

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Nadjim Abdou results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Ramon Nunez from the free kick. The assistant referee signals for offside against Joe Garner. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

52:38

Josh McQuoid crosses the ball, Header by John Marquis from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

50:44

John Marquis grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-2 Millwall.

49:58

Chris Dagnall takes a shot from 25 yards. Blocked by Tamika Mkandawire. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mark Duffy, David Forde makes a comfortable save.

48:09

The referee blows for offside against John Marquis. Michael Collins crosses the ball in from the free kick.

47:29

Corner taken by Mark Duffy from the right by-line, Chris Dagnall delivers the ball, Nadjim Abdou manages to make a clearance.

46:34 +1.34

Sam Togwell produces a cross.

46:21

Eddie Nolan challenges Josh McQuoid unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andros Townsend restarts play with the free kick. Mark Duffy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andros Townsend. Andros Townsend crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.

45:38 +0.38

Long distance shot from Andros Townsend misses to the left of the net.

43:59

Foul by John Marquis on Michael Collins, free kick awarded. Mark Duffy crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Tamika Mkandawire.

43:52

The ball is delivered by Marcus Williams, clearance made by Jack Smith.

43:23

James Henry has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Sam Togwell gets a block in.

42:43

The ball is delivered by Josh McQuoid.

42:08

James Henry has a volleyed shot. Blocked by Michael Nelson.

40:05

A cross is delivered by Jack Smith, Joe Murphy makes a comfortable save.

39:55

Tony Craig delivers the ball, David Mirfin makes a clearance.

38:07

John Marquis finds the back of the net with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-1 Millwall.James Henry provided the assist for the goal.

37:33

Andros Townsend produces a cross, clearance made by David Mirfin.

36:18

Marcus Williams is ruled offside. Free kick taken by David Forde.

35:20

The offside flag is raised against Josh McQuoid. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

34:53

The ball is delivered by Josh McQuoid, Michael Nelson makes a clearance.

34:20

Chris Dagnall is ruled offside. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.

33:55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Jack Smith. Free kick taken by Mark Duffy.

32:59

Andros Townsend crosses the ball, Marcus Williams gets a block in.

32:34

The ball is swung over by Mark Duffy, clearance made by Darren Ward.

30:32

The ball is crossed by Sam Togwell, blocked by John Marquis. Mark Duffy takes the outswinging corner, clearance by John Marquis.

29:25

The ball is sent over by John Marquis.

27:56

Effort from outside the box by Chris Dagnall goes wide right of the target.

24:58

Marcus Williams sends in a cross, clearance by Darren Ward.

24:36

Darren Ward challenges Joe Garner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Togwell.

23:12

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Smith. Free kick taken by Jack Smith.

22:51

Effort from 30 yards by Andros Townsend. Save made by Joe Murphy.

21:01

Unfair challenge on John Marquis by Marcus Williams results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andros Townsend from right wing, Michael Nelson makes a clearance.

20:13

Foul by Marcus Williams on Jack Smith, free kick awarded. Jack Smith delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, David Mirfin manages to make a clearance.

18:48

The ball is crossed by Josh McQuoid.

17:58

Joe Garner concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Robinson. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

16:53

Chris Dagnall takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Paul Robinson.

15:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Henry by Sam Togwell. Direct free kick taken by James Henry.

15:09

Michael Collins sends in a cross.

14:51

Shot by Marcus Williams. Save by David Forde.

13:22

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Williams.

12:40

Effort on goal by Ramon Nunez from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

9:18

Effort from the edge of the area by Michael Collins goes wide of the right-hand upright.

8:47

The ball is crossed by Eddie Nolan.

7:43

John Marquis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Nelson. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

6:10

Marcus Williams produces a cross, Jack Smith gets a block in.

4:11

The official flags Joe Garner offside. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.

3:23

Long range shot by Jack Smith goes wide right of the target.

2:59

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tony Craig by Joe Garner. David Forde takes the direct free kick.

2:10

A cross is delivered by Ramon Nunez.

0:38

Mark Duffy takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

Match Preview

Garner back to boost Iron Scunthorpe boss Alan Knill will have Joe Garner back for their vital clash with Millwall. The striker served a one-match ban during the Iron`s 1-1 draw at Coventry which kept their survival hopes alive. Garner was replaced by Bobby Grant at the Ricoh Arena and boss Alan Knill must now decide whether to stick with Grant or bring Garner straight back in. Andy Hughes managed 90 minutes on Good Friday despite struggling with a groin problem and he should be fine again for the Glanford Park clash. Michael O'Connor was only on the bench after recovering from a thigh injury and he may be in line to start. Defender Cliff Byrne and midfielder Garry Thompson remain sidelined. Millwall skipper Paul Robinson is expected to return to the starting line-up. The Lions defender sustained a rib injury in the warm-up before the recent defeat at Coventry and was an unused substitute during Saturday's home win over Preston. Darren Purse stepped into the starting line-up against North End and scored his first goal for the club. Manager Kenny Jackett will still be without his three senior strikers as Steve Morison and Neil Harris are suspended while Kevin Lisbie is still struggling with an ankle injury. Josh McQuoid struck a stunning first goal for the club on Friday and strike partner John Marquis scored his second goal in only his second start, so Jackett will have no qualms about retaining the pair at Coventry. Winger Hameur Bouazza stepped off the bench on Saturday in place of McQuoid and gives Jackett an extra option as his side look to close the two-point gap between themselves and the last play-off spot.

Formation:442Manager: Alan Knill

Scunthorpe

Formation: 442Manager: Kenny Jackett

Millwall

  • Joe Murphy
  • Eddie Nolan
  • David Mirfin
  • Michael Nelson
  • Marcus Williams
  • Michael Collins
  • Sam Togwell
  • Ramon Nunez
  • Mark Duffy
  • Chris Dagnall
  • Joe Garner
  • SUBS
  • Josh Lillis
  • Ben Gordon
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Michael Raynes
  • Bobby Grant
  • Lee Miller
  • Paul Reid

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Match Report

Marquis double leaves Scunthorpe struggling Two goals from John Marquis secured a 2-1 win which all but consigned Scunthorpe to League One and kept Millwall in the hunt for a play-off place. The teenage striker struck either side of half-time to make it three goals in his last two games and leave Alan Knill's side facing the drop. Crystal Palace's victory over Leeds leaves United six points behind the Eagles with a significantly inferior goal difference and just two matches remaining. Just one defeat in four games had raised hopes that Scunthorpe could avoid the drop, but Marquis, only leading the line in the absence of Steve Morison, Neil Harris and Kevin Lisbie, made almost certain that they will start next season in the third tier. Michael O'Connor did pull a goal back four minutes from time after Darren Ward had fouled Joe Garner, but it was too little, too late and Millwall held on for a win that leaves them two points behind sixth-placed Nottingham Forest. The Iron made a positive start and Michael Collins fashioned a chance to open the scoring after nine minutes but the midfielder's curled effort from an acute angle flashed past the far post. In-form midfielder Ramon Nunez tried his luck from long range but the Honduras international's drive flew over Lions goalkeeper David Forde's crossbar. Scunthorpe remained on the front foot and left-back Marcus Williams burst into the penalty area but shot straight at Forde, who palmed the ball away. Millwall started to get into their stride and the lively Andros Townsend let fly with a strike from 30 yards out, but Joe Murphy made the save. But the Lions were in front seven minutes before half-time when James Henry teed up Marquis, who was left with the simple task of tucking home from a yard out. The visitors were fortunate to be in front, but they could have been further ahead before half-time had Michael Nelson not produced a timely block to deny Henry. But the Londoners did double their lead five minutes after the break after a mistake from Eddie Nolan. The full-back headed straight to Marquis and the teenage striker made him pay with a first time strike from the edge of the area that gave Murphy no chance. Scunthorpe boss Knill made a double substitution, with O'Connor and Bobby Grant replacing Nolan and Mark Duffy in a bid to salvage something from the game. But a well-drilled Millwall side were looking increasingly comfortable, with the Glanford Park faithful stunned into silence. Chris Dagnall and Grant both fired in long-range efforts but Forde was not troubled on either occasion. Scunthorpe were given hope four minutes from time when Ward brought down Garner and O'Connor tucked home the resulting spot-kick. But Millwall were not troubled after that as they secured three precious points to make it a miserable afternoon for Scunthorpe.

Form Guide

    LLWLWD
  • Scunthorpe
  • VS
  • Millwall
  • DWWDLW

Last Meetings

  • Millwall
  • 3 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 04/12/2010

Top Scorers

Scunthorpe

  • C Dagnall 5
  • M O'Connor 4
  • J Garner 4
  • D Mirfin 3
  • C Byrne 2
  • RF Nunez 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • L Miller 1
  • M Collins 1
  • M Duffy 1

Millwall

  • S Morison 14
  • L Trotter 5
  • K Lisbie 4
  • J Henry 4
  • P Robinson 3
  • N Harris 2
  • D Schofield 2
  • S Barron 2
  • A Townsend 2
  • J Marquis 2
  • D Purse 1
  • D Ward 1
  • T Mkandawire 1
  • H Bouazza 1
  • J McQuoid 1

Goals

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 119
    • Goals per game 40
  • 2 (For) 13 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Millwall

    • Total goals 139
    • Goals per game 60
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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