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  • Date:03 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Attendance:4,498
  • Woolford (59)
  • Graham (63)
    Whichelow (84)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:28 +2.28

Martyn Woolford delivers the ball.

92:16 +2.16

Martyn Woolford delivers the ball, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

91:51 +1.51

The ball is crossed by Andrew Wright, save by Scott Loach.

90:18 +0.18

Paris Cowan Hall challenges Will Buckley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lloyd Doyley takes the free kick.

88:41

A cross is delivered by Eddie Nolan, Dale Bennett makes a clearance.

84:59

Matthew Whichelow fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-2 Watford.Assist by Will Buckley.

83:51

Will Buckley delivers the ball, Marvin Sordell has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Joe Murphy makes a save.

82:46

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford. Direct free kick taken by Eddie Nolan.

82:11

Shot from outside the box by Will Buckley goes wide right of the target.

81:03

The offside flag is raised against Marvin Sordell. Cliff Byrne takes the free kick.

80:22

A cross is delivered by Adrian Mariappa.

78:22

A cross is delivered by Marvin Sordell, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.

77:29

The ball is delivered by Matthew Whichelow.

77:19

Martyn Woolford is caught offside. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

76:39

Matthew Whichelow is ruled offside. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

75:03

Troy Deeney sends in a cross, Eddie Nolan makes a clearance.

74:31

Troy Deeney produces a cross, Eddie Nolan gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch, clearance made by David Mirfin.

74:19

Matthew Whichelow sends in a cross, Cliff Byrne manages to make a clearance.

72:14

The ball is swung over by Troy Deeney, Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy.

72:12

Paris Cowan Hall is brought on as a substitute for Garry Thompson.

71:12

Sam Togwell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael O'Connor.

68:32

Michael O'Connor goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Will Buckley fouled by Michael O'Connor, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lloyd Doyley from left wing, Cliff Byrne manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Adrian Mariappa misses to the right of the target.

65:27

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Matthew Whichelow coming on for Danny Graham.

64:44

Matt Godden on for Jonathan Forte.

63:22

Danny Graham finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Scunthorpe 1-1 Watford.

59:43

A goal is scored by Martyn Woolford from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-0 Watford.Assist by Chris Dagnall.

57:09

Penalty awarded for a foul by Jordon Mutch on Andrew Wright. Penalty missed by Michael O'Connor.

57:09

Unfair challenge on Andrew Wright by Will Buckley results in a Penalty. Power penalty missed by Michael O'Connor.

56:46

Josh Wright has a volleyed shot. Scott Loach makes a save.

56:19

Martyn Woolford decides to take a short corner.

55:39

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

55:14

The ball is crossed by Eddie Nolan, save by Scott Loach.

52:06

The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, clearance by Dale Bennett.

50:04

The ball is delivered by Martyn Woolford, comfortable save by Scott Loach.

46:56 +1.56

The ball is swung over by Ross Jenkins, Joe Murphy makes a comfortable save.

46:08 +1.08

Centre by Lloyd Doyley, Cliff Byrne manages to make a clearance.

45:18

Foul by Danny Graham on Cliff Byrne, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

45:01

Dale Bennett on for Andrew Taylor.

44:40

The ball is sent over by Troy Deeney, save by Joe Murphy.

41:34

Foul by Michael O'Connor on Ross Jenkins, free kick awarded. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

41:25

A cross is delivered by Michael O'Connor, clearance by Andrew Taylor.

40:30

Shot by Marvin Sordell from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

39:30

Troy Deeney replaces Don Cowie. A cross is delivered by Martyn Woolford.

39:30

Don Cowie leaves the field to be replaced by Troy Deeney. Martyn Woolford produces a cross.

38:59

Danny Graham has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Joe Murphy gets a block in.

36:15

Garry Thompson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor. Martin Taylor takes the free kick.

35:55

The ball is sent over by Andrew Taylor.

34:11

Jordon Mutch takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Martyn Woolford.

33:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ross Jenkins on Eddie Nolan. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

31:30

The ball is crossed by Andrew Taylor, clearance by David Mirfin.

29:55

Andrew Wright has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the target.

29:36

A cross is delivered by Andrew Wright, Andrew Taylor gets a block in.

28:36

Martyn Woolford crosses the ball, blocked by Lloyd Doyley. Corner from left by-line taken by Josh Wright. Garry Thompson sends in a cross, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.

28:22

The referee blows for offside against Marvin Sordell. Cliff Byrne takes the free kick.

26:29

Foul by Ross Jenkins on Martyn Woolford, free kick awarded. Eddie Nolan takes the free kick.

24:47

Chris Dagnall takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa. Garry Thompson produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Blocked by Martin Taylor. Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line, save made by Scott Loach.

23:02

Danny Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael O'Connor. Cliff Byrne restarts play with the free kick.

22:33

Josh Wright concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Jenkins. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

21:18

Drilled right-footed shot by Michael O'Connor. Save by Scott Loach.

20:32

Danny Graham is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Cliff Byrne takes the free kick.

19:52

Close range effort by Jonathan Forte misses to the left of the goal.

19:27

The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, Michael O'Connor takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

18:51

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Michael O'Connor, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

17:46

Shot from long distance by Jordon Mutch goes wide of the left-hand upright.

15:56

Don Cowie produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.

15:11

Michael O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Jenkins. Free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

12:02

Garry Thompson delivers the ball, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance. Corner from the left by-line taken by Michael O'Connor, save made by Scott Loach.

11:38

The ball is delivered by Jordon Mutch, clearance made by Cliff Byrne.

10:19

The ball is sent over by Eddie Nolan, save by Scott Loach.

9:02

A cross is delivered by Martyn Woolford.

6:56

Shot from 18 yards from Garry Thompson. Martin Taylor gets a block in.

6:39

Centre by Andrew Taylor, clearance by Eddie Nolan.

5:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Forte on Adrian Mariappa. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

4:36

The ball is swung over by Garry Thompson, clearance made by Martin Taylor. Corner taken by Michael O'Connor from the right by-line.

3:43

The ball is swung over by Martyn Woolford, clearance made by Andrew Taylor. Corner taken by Michael O'Connor, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

2:24

Jonathan Forte concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

1:14

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Dagnall. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

0:31

The referee blows for offside against Jonathan Forte. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

The referee gets the game started.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The referee starts the second half.

The referee suspends the game.

The game is suspended.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Byrne boost for Iron Scunthorpe will have Cliff Byrne available for Monday's visit of Watford. The Iron skipper was booked in the 3-0 defeat at Doncaster on Saturday, his fifth of the season. But the defender will not face a suspension for the Hornets clash because FA rules state players picking up five cautions after December 31 will only receive a warning. That reprieve could hand boss Ian Baraclough a massive boost as they look to pull out of the bottom three. However, Michael Raynes (thigh), Niall Canavan (knee) and Jim McNulty (ankle) are all set to miss out. United may tinker in the search of some much needed penetration and Baraclough is keen for a reponse, saying: "People seemed to go into their shells a little bit and that's something we need to improve." Watford boss Malky Mackay is waiting on the fitness of captain John Eustace=. The veteran midfielder has only missed two games in all competitions this season but is struggling to make the Iron clash after picking up a calf strain which forced him off after an hour of the 3-0 home win over Portsmouth. If Eustace is passed fit Mackay is likely to name the same starting XI for the third match running. Midfielder Stephen McGinn remains sidelined with the broken cheekbone and eye socket he sustained against QPR earlier this month and will be out for at least another four weeks. Teenage midfielder Piero Mingoia is fit again after a thigh injury and could be among the substitutes but the game may come too soon for winger Michael Bryan as he continues his recovery from a niggling ankle injury.

Formation:442Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

Formation: 442Manager: Malky Mackay

Watford

  • Joe Murphy
  • Andrew Wright
  • Cliff Byrne
  • David Mirfin
  • Eddie Nolan
  • Garry Thompson
  • Josh Wright
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Martyn Woolford
  • Chris Dagnall
  • Jonathan Forte
  • SUBS
  • Sam Slocombe
  • Sam Togwell
  • Michael Raynes
  • Michael Collins
  • Matt Godden
  • Trent McClenahan
  • Paris Cowan Hall

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Match Report

Hornets survive cuts to claim Glanford gains Repeated power failures threatened to curtail Scunthorpe's npower Championship clash with Watford, although the visitors managed to eke out a 2-1 victory at Glanford Park. Substitute Matthew Whichelow secured the Hornets all three points with a 12-yard effort five minutes from time to stretch their unbeaten run to seven games. The 19-year-old's winner came after an interrupted afternoon which saw power cuts threaten to put paid to the npower Championship clash. Martyn Woolford had put the Iron ahead in the 60th after the first power failure, making amends for Michael O'Connor's missed penalty moments earlier. Watford, though, did not buckle and equalised through Danny Graham before - following another two power cuts - securing victory through Whichelow. Scunthorpe made two changes for the clash, bringing in Garry Thompson and Josh Wright in place of Michael Collins and Sam Togwell. The Hornets, meanwhile, were without captain John Eustace through a calf injury sustained in Saturday's 3-0 drubbing of Portsmouth. Ross Jenkins replaced the skipper in the starting XI, while Troy Deeney's recovery from an ankle strain secured him a place on the bench. The game started at a high tempo as the home side slightly edged the opening proceedings, with Woolford looking particularly dangerous down the flanks. Woolford produced the best chance of the early exchanges in the 10th minute, whipping in a left-wing cross that just evaded three United players in the box. The Iron, though, continued undeterred and came close to breaking the deadlock in the 22nd minute when Michael O'Connor's drive was saved by Scott Loach. Jordon Mutch almost netted for Watford shortly afterwards, before Scunthorpe returned to the attack with Chris Dagnall and Thompson both coming close. The game changed in the 32nd minute after Jenkins lunged in two-footed on Eddie Nolan and was fortunate not to receive a card. After a few heated moments, Watford seem to be galvanised while the home side wilted, with the visitors bringing on Deeney for Don Cowie in a bid to aid their ailing attack before the break. The second half started in a slightly low-key fashion, before a power cut halted play at Glanford Park for the second time this season. Much of the interior power and the floodlights went out in the 53rd minute, with play restarting more than 10 minutes later when the main fuse was replaced. Scunthorpe began strongly after power was restored and were awarded a penalty after Andrew Wright was fouled in the box by Will Buckley. O'Connor stepped up but saw his effort fly over the crossbar and into the visiting fans. Woolford, though, atoned for his team-mate's error by finishing well after Dagnall unlocked the Watford defence. Scunthorpe's joy was short-lived, as Graham equalised within minutes, before play was delayed again by two further power cuts. Despite referee Andy Haines considering calling the game off, the fixture recommenced after a lengthy interruption and Whichelow secured an all-important victory for the high-flying visitors.

Form Guide

    LLLLWL
  • Scunthorpe
  • VS
  • Watford
  • DDWWWW

Last Meetings

  • Watford
  • 0 - 2
  • Scunthorpe
  • 23/10/2010
  • Scunthorpe
  • 2 - 2
  • Watford
  • 20/02/2010
  • Watford
  • 3 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 21/11/2009
  • Watford
  • 0 - 1
  • Scunthorpe
  • 26/04/2008
  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 3
  • Watford
  • 06/10/2007

Top Scorers

Scunthorpe

  • M Woolford 5
  • C Dagnall 4
  • J Forte 3
  • M O'Connor 3
  • C Byrne 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • R Jones 1

Watford

  • D Graham 12
  • M Sordell 8
  • J Eustace 5
  • J Mutch 5
  • M Taylor 4
  • S McGinn 2
  • T Deeney 2
  • W Buckley 2
  • D Cowie 1
  • A Taylor 1
  • A Mariappa 1
  • M Whichelow 1

Goals

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 25
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (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
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Watford

    • Total goals 83
    • Goals per game 45
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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