Nigel Adkins has emerged as a shock contender to replace Harry Redknapp as the manager of Championship side Birmingham City, as per a report by the Birmingham Mail. The former Scunthorpe United, Southampton, Reading and Sheffield United manager has seen his odds fall from 25/1 to 5/1 in the last 24 hours with SkyBet to [...] The post Former Scunthorpe and Southampton manager emerges as surprise contender for the Birmingham job appeared first on The72.
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Experienced striker Billy Sharp can get the goals which will keep Sheffield United in a Sky Bet Championship Play-Off place until May. The 31-year-old evergreen frontman has already netted four goals in English football’s second tier this term, helping his club to home victories over Brentford, Barnsley and Derby County. Sharp has recorded the greatest [...] The post Experienced hotshot can keep Sheffield’s Blades sharp appeared first on The72.
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Oxford United currently sit in a comfortable 9th place in the Sky Bet League One table on eight points after five games. After two wins to open the season (2-0 over Oldham and 3-0 over Portsmouth), a subsequent loss (1-0 to Scunthorpe) has then turned into two successive 1-1 drawn games against first Shrewsbury and [...] The post Oxford United – Leeds United ‘favours’ should be sounded out appeared first on The72.
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Goals from Daniel Agyei and Erhun Otzumer proved the killer blow for Plymouth Argyle despite a late Graham Carey consolation goal as the League One newcomers fell to a 2-1 defeat at the Bescot Stadium. The Pilgrims are now without a win in three games following last weekend’s 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Scunthorpe [...] The post “Absolutely spineless” – Plymouth fans react to Walsall defeat appeared first on The72.
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End of deadline day and all the deals (and any that followed late) have been announced, so how did sides shape up against their Championship opponents over the summer.
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Derby County have signed Sheffield Wednesday’s Sam Winnall on a season-long loan while Jacob Butterfield has gone the other way. Both fans have been expressing their joy or displeasure of the loan swap on Twitter. So let’s see how the fans reacted to the move. Jacob Butterfield started his career with Barnsley. He made 89 [...] The post Twitter Reacts: Derby sign Winnall while Butterfield goes to Sheffield Wednesday appeared first on The72.
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Despite their best attempts, QPR have failed to sign Sheffield Wednesday’s Sam Winnall according to a report from West London Sport. Winnall caused plenty of controversy when he moved from Barnsley to their South Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday in the January transfer window though he has had a mixed time at Hillsborough since. He has [...] The post QPR will not be signing Sheffield Wednesday striker despite best efforts appeared first on The72.
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Young Scunthorpe United striker Kyle Wootton has joined Sky Bet League Two club Stevenage on a loan deal until January according to The Iron’s official website. The 20-year-old Kidderminster born hotshot is currently out of favour at Glanford Park and has been permitted to again leave the club on loan to experience first team football. [...] The post Scunthorpe United loan young striker to Boro appeared first on The72.
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Norwich City have again allowed left back Harry Toffolo to leave Carrow Road on loan, this time linking up with Sky Bet League One side Doncaster Rovers. The 22-year-old links with up with Darren Ferguson’s side until January 3rd 2018 and is the fifth loan move of his career. Toffolo spent the entirety of last [...] The post Norwich defender departs Carrow Road for League One loan deal appeared first on The72.
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Earlier today it was being reported that Sheffield United striker James Hanson was subject to a £200,000 bid by League One side Scunthorpe United. The Blades signed Hanson from Bradford City in January, but he hasn’t made much of an impact at Bramall Lane with him just netting once for Chris Wilder’s side. It was being [...] The post “Is it April? This has to be a joke!” Scunthorpe fans react to James Hanson rumour appeared first on The72.
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|Scunthorpe United's Results|
|Sep 17||Doncaster Rovers||1 - 0||A|
|Sep 12||Blackburn Rovers||0 - 1||H|
|Sep 9||Blackpool||0 - 0||H|
|Scunthorpe United's Fixtures|
|Sep 30||Shrewsbury Town||A|
|League One Table|