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MATCH PREVIEW: SCUNTHORPE UNITED V SWINDON TOWN

28 October 2016

Town will be hoping to upset the form book when they lock horns with Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park on Saturday (3pm Kick-Off).


Luke Williams’ side face a tough task in the form of the Sky Bet League One leaders, who currently sit three points clear at the top of the table.


Town were beaten 2-0 by Walsall last time out whilst the Iron romped to a comfortable 3-0 victory away at Chesterfield at the weekend.


Scunthorpe ran out 6-0 victors the last time these two sides met at Glanford Park in March 2016, whilst goals from Raphael Rossi-Branco and Nicky Ajose handed Town the three points at SN1 in November 2015.


STAT ATTACK:


meeting between the two sides in all competitions with Town having won ten of those meetings, whilst Scunthorpe have come out on top on eight occasions.thTomorrow’s game will be the 26


FULL RECORD V SCUNTHORPE UNITED:


P25 W10 D7 L8 F39 A44


TICKET NEWS:


Tickets are available on the day at Glanford Park.


FORM GUIDE (LAST SIX GAMES IN ALL COMPETITIONS):


SCUNTHORPE UNITED - WWDWLW


TOWN - DDLDWL


TOP SCORERS:


SCUNTHORPE UNITED - Josh Morris (14)


TOWN - Jon Obika/Michael Doughty/Darnell Furlong/Nathan Delfouneso (2)


TEAM NEWS:


SCUNTHORPE UNITED - Luke Williams is progressing well from injury but will miss out through injury, whilst Scott Wiseman will be handed a late fitness test ahead of the game.


Jordan Clarke and former Town loanee Harry Toffolo will definitely miss out tomorrow.


TOWN - Raphael Rossi-Branco is available for selection again after completing his three-match ban, although Brad Barry is suspended for tomorrow’s encounter after picking up his fifth booking of the campaign against Walsall last weekend.


Michael Doughty could be involved after recovering from illness, although the game will come too soon for James Brophy, Jordan Young, Jordan Stewart and Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill.


A WORD FROM BOTH CAMPS:


Graham Alexander, Scunthorpe United Manager: “They’re a good footballing team. They’ve got their way of playing, which they’ve had for a few years now and it’s brought them success – they have good footballers within their ranks.


“We know if you let them play they can make it a very difficult day for you, and even if you get after them they’ve got good footballers who can handle it.”


"It doesn't get any easier but we've been coupon busters in the past and we've got results when nobody thought we would.Luke Williams, Swindon Town Head Coach:


"We will go there fully determined to come away with at least something and we want to come back with all the points, but we will try to give a very good account of ourselves and be difficult to play against.


"We'll see where that takes us."


OFFICIALS:


Referee –Sebastian Stockbridge


Assistants –Paul Graham & Chris Isherwood  


Fourth Official –Duncan Street


PLAYED FOR BOTH:


Nicky Ajose, Syd Brookes, Kevin Horlock, Steve Mildenhall, Michael Rose, Michael Timlin, Danny Wilson, Frank Burrows, Rory Fallon, Tony Warner, David Prutton, Deon Burton, David Lucas, Curtis Weston.


FOLLOW THE ACTION LIVE:


pages.Facebook and (@Official_STFC)Town fans will be able to keep up to date with all of tomorrow’s action across our Twitter


in the wake of the game. swindontownfc.co.ukSTFC Player HD subscribers will also be able to enjoy full uninterrupted commentary of the match whilst there will be a full report and plenty of reaction from Head Coach Luke Williams and a number of players on


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