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  • Date:24 Aug 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Collins (45) Dagnall (48)
    O'Connor - pen (67) Dagnall (81)
  • Tudgay - pen (73)
    Mellor (82)
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88:56

Chris Dagnall goes off and Adam Boyes comes on.

88:17

Neil Mellor crosses the ball.

87:22

Bobby Grant crosses the ball, clearance made by Jon Otsemobor.

86:23

Sam Togwell crosses the ball, comfortable save by Nicky Weaver.

85:45

Neil Mellor is ruled offside. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

84:36

Josh Wright decides to take the corner short. The ball is delivered by Josh Wright, Header from deep inside the area by Michael Raynes goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

82:07

Goal scored by Neil Mellor from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 4-2 Sheff Wed.

81:22

Centre by Cliff Byrne, Chris Dagnall scores a headed goal from close in. Scunthorpe 4-1 Sheff Wed.The assist for the goal came from Cliff Byrne.

79:37

Shot by Bobby Grant. Blocked by Mark Beevers.

79:01

The ball is sent over by Daniel Jones, clearance by Michael Raynes.

77:54

Chris Dagnall takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

76:59 +3.24

Caution for Cliff Byrne.

76:59

Eddie Nolan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

76:05

Andrew Wright joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael O'Connor.

72:52

Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Cliff Byrne results in a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Marcus Tudgay. Scunthorpe 3-1 Sheff Wed.

72:52

Cliff Byrne gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Neil Mellor. Penalty taken right-footed by Marcus Tudgay and scored. Scunthorpe 3-1 Sheff Wed.

71:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael O'Connor on Darren Potter. Nicky Weaver restarts play with the free kick.

70:15

Right-footed shot by Darren Potter went harmlessly over the net.

69:41

Eddie Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Clinton Morrison. Centre by Darren Potter, Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a save.

69:10

Jonathan Forte leaves the field to be replaced by Bobby Grant.

68:16

Clinton Morrison takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

67:56

The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Forte. Nicky Weaver restarts play with the free kick.

65:59

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte by Richard Hinds. Richard Hinds is sent off. Penalty taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor and scored. Scunthorpe 3-0 Sheff Wed.

63:40

Daniel Jones produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

63:17

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Jones from the right by-line.

63:04

The ball is delivered by Daniel Jones, Niall Canavan makes a clearance.

62:49

Josh Wright sends in a cross, Richard Hinds makes a clearance.

61:36

Eddie Nolan has an effort at goal from the edge of the area hitting the post.

60:07

Tommy Miller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eddie Nolan. Joe Murphy takes the free kick. Tommy Miller goes into the book.

59:37

Corner taken right-footed by Darren Potter to the near post, clearance by Sam Togwell.

58:33

Daniel Jones delivers the ball, clearance by Michael O'Connor.

56:22

Tommy Miller comes on in place of Chris Sedgwick. (Sheff Wed) makes a substitution, with Marcus Tudgay coming on for Gary Teale.

55:20

Effort from 18 yards by Neil Mellor. Save by Joe Murphy.

53:32

A cross is delivered by Daniel Jones, Eddie Nolan manages to make a clearance.

52:36

Paul Heffernan leaves the field to be replaced by Neil Mellor.

50:16

Jon Otsemobor sends in a cross.

48:51

Chris Dagnall fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 2-0 Sheff Wed.Assist by Jonathan Forte.

46:37 +1.37

Michael Collins scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-0 Sheff Wed.

46:12

Effort from the edge of the box by Jonathan Forte goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:24

The ball is swung over by Daniel Jones, Joe Murphy makes a save.

43:31

Foul by James O'Connor on Michael Raynes, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

40:35

Centre by Jon Otsemobor.

38:09

Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor to the near post, Michael Raynes takes a shot. Save by Nicky Weaver. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the right by-line to the near post, Cliff Byrne takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Beevers. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line, save by Nicky Weaver.

35:34

The ball is swung over by Gary Teale, Paul Heffernan produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

34:37

Michael O'Connor sends in a cross.

33:36

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

30:58

The ball is swung over by Sam Togwell.

29:33

The ball is swung over by Gary Teale.

27:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall by Mark Beevers. Booking for Mark Beevers. Michael O'Connor produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

26:30

Effort from deep inside the area by Clinton Morrison clears the bar.

25:18

The ball is sent over by Gary Teale, clearance by Cliff Byrne. Chris Sedgwick decides to take a short corner.

24:44

Daniel Jones crosses the ball, Joe Murphy makes a save.

22:24

Sam Togwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren Potter. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Weaver. Jon Otsemobor delivers the ball, clearance by Cliff Byrne.

21:10

The offside flag is raised against Michael Collins. Nicky Weaver takes the free kick.

19:53

The ball is sent over by Chris Sedgwick, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Clinton Morrison goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

18:07

Michael Raynes concedes a free kick for a foul on Clinton Morrison. Mark Beevers restarts play with the free kick.

17:10

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Michael O'Connor.

13:32

Header by Chris Dagnall from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

7:30

The ball is swung over by Gary Teale, clearance made by Cliff Byrne. Short corner worked by Darren Potter.

5:29

Daniel Jones sends in a cross, Niall Canavan makes a clearance.

3:59

Daniel Jones takes the inswinging corner, Cliff Byrne makes a clearance. Darren Potter takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Eddie Nolan manages to make a clearance.

3:44

Jonathan Forte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Beevers. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

2:11

Corner taken by Michael O'Connor from the right by-line played to the near post, Michael Raynes produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

The match begins.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Thompson blow for Iron Scunthorpe winger Garry Thompson has been ruled out for up to two months ahead of the Carling Cup second-round clash at home to Sheffield Wednesday. The ex-Morecambe man is nursing a groin injury which forced him to miss Saturday's 2-0 defeat at QPR. Boss Nigel Adkins said: "It looks like he's going to be out for minimum of six to eight weeks. That is a massive hammer blow for us." In another setback, defender Jim McNulty faces three weeks on the sidelines after he hobbled off with an ankle injury in Saturday's reverse at Loftus Road. Eddie Nolan will switch from right-back to left-back, with Cliff Byrne returning on the right-hand side of the defence. David Mirfin (lower leg) and Rob Jones (sickness) missed the trip to QPR and are doubtful. Sheffield Wednesday boss Alan Irvine is likely to make changes. Tommy Miller is back in contention for the Owls after a return to training this week. The midfielder could start his first game of the season after recovering from a hamstring strain. Clinton Morrison missed Saturday's league clash with Brighton with a slight groin strain but should be available. However, fellow striker Neil Mellor will hope to retain his place in the starting XI after making his first league start at the weekend. The on-loan Preston frontman was promoted from the bench after opening his account for the club in the 1-1 draw at Colchester. Winger Jermaine Johnson is still ruled out with long-term knee ligament damage.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Scunthorpe

Formation: 442Manager: Alan Irvine

Sheff Wed

  • Joe Murphy
  • Cliff Byrne
  • Michael Raynes
  • Niall Canavan
  • Eddie Nolan
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Sam Togwell
  • Josh Wright
  • Michael Collins
  • Chris Dagnall
  • Jonathan Forte
  • SUBS
  • Sam Slocombe
  • Andrew Wright
  • Bobby Grant
  • Adam Boyes
  • Rory Coleman
  • Matt Godden
  • Ashley Palmer

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Match Report

Iron inspired by hot Dagnall Chris Dagnall's virtuoso performance helped Scunthorpe to a resounding 4-2 victory over 10-man Sheffield Wednesday at Glanford Park. The former Rochdale striker put in a man-of-the-match performance on a crisp evening in North Lincolnshire, netting his first two goals for the club to continue Wednesday's winless run in Scunthorpe that stretches back to 1958. Michael Collins' curling effort and Michael O'Connor's penalty, coupled with Dagnall's goals, secured the npower Championship side's passage into the Carling Cup third round for the second successive season. Wednesday played the majority of the second half with 10 men after former Iron Richard Hinds was given his marching orders, with Marcus Tudgay and Neil Mellor scoring the visitors' consolation goals. Scunthorpe headed into the clash nursing a couple of knocks meaning Collins and skipper Cliff Byrne came into the starting line-up, while the visitors made six changes to the side that defeated Brighton 1-0 at the weekend. The Iron came out on top when the duo locked horns in a pre-season friendly under a month ago, but neither showed the skill or guile required to make a breakthrough in the opening exchanges. The first half was a drab affair but burst into life on the stroke of half-time when Collins scored a splendid curling effort from 18 yards. Scunthorpe continued in the same vein after the break and extended their advantage four minutes into the second half when Dagnall wriggled free just outside the area and unleashed a superb drive into the bottom corner. The Iron pressed forward and soon had the chance to make it three when Hinds clattered Jonathan Forte in the six-yard box. Referee Nigel Miller had no hesitation in awarding a penalty and sending off the ex-Iron defender, with O'Connor scoring the resulting spot-kick. Tudgay gave the visitors a lifeline from the penalty spot, before Dagnall headed home Byrne's superb right-wing cross with eight minutes remaining. Substitute Neil Mellor reduced the deficit a minute later but the Iron held strong to send home the 1,860 visiting fans disappointed.

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