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Scunthorpe United 1-0 Fleetwood Town

Paddy Madden's second half strike helped Scunthorpe United win against Fleetwood Town to lift themselves out of the League Two bottom four.

Fleetwood almost went ahead when Victor Nirennold teed up David Ball but his shot was tipped over by Luke Daniels.

Madden sealed three points for the hosts with his sixth goal of the season as he fired past Chris Maxwell.

Scunthorpe move up to 20th place at the expense of managerless Fleetwood who slip to 23rd and are winless in eight.

Scunthorpe assistant manager Ned Kelly told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Kelly on Scunthorpe v Fleetwood Town

"We've gone a few games without tasting victory and it wasn't the greatest game, but it was really, really important to get the three points and get us up and running again.

"It wasn't a great spectacle but three points is absolutely huge in the league and we've not had three points for a while.

"We were better second-half because we were more patient, but building the ball up quickly and a little bit too slow - but just delighted to get the victory."

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 1Daniels
  • 2Wiseman
  • 23WallaceSubstituted forvan Veenat 45'minutes
  • 5Mirfin
  • 3Laird
  • 19Rowe
  • 18King
  • 12Bishop
  • 28McSheffreyBooked at 66mins
  • 17LolleySubstituted forHopperat 72'minutes
  • 9Madden

Substitutes

  • 4McAllister
  • 10van Veen
  • 13Anyon
  • 16Adelakun
  • 20Goode
  • 22Hopper
  • 33Clarke

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlinBooked at 87mins
  • 45Wood
  • 46Teixeira
  • 7Bell
  • 15NirennoldBooked at 61mins
  • 14Grant
  • 8Ryan
  • 28SowerbySubstituted forSarcevicat 74'minutes
  • 17McManusSubstituted forMattat 66'minutes
  • 23BallSubstituted forHaughtonat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Proctor
  • 10Matt
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 25Cartwright
  • 27Haughton
  • 40Gogic
  • 47Davis
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
3,095

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home5
Away4
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Fleetwood Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Fleetwood Town 0.

Attempt missed. Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is just a bit too high.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Booking

Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United).

Jimmy Ryan (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dionatan Teixeira (Fleetwood Town).

Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Amari'i Bell (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Dionatan Teixeira.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Antoni Sarcevic replaces Jack Sowerby.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Tom Hopper replaces Joe Lolley.

Jack King (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town).

Goal!

Goal! Scunthorpe United 1, Fleetwood Town 0. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Joe Lolley.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Nick Haughton replaces David Ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jamille Matt replaces Declan McManus.

Booking

Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United).

Jack Sowerby (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Richard Wood.

Booking

Victor Nirennold (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Scott Laird (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Dangerous play by Victor Nirennold (Fleetwood Town).

David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Declan McManus (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United).

David Ball (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Amari'i Bell.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Luke Daniels.

Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Jack King (Scunthorpe United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton11812137625
2Walsall116411661022
3Bury116412115622
4Gillingham1163222121021
5Coventry106131910919
6Rochdale115241613317
7Sheff Utd115241816217
8Port Vale114431412216
9Wigan114431413116
10Colchester114431718-116
11Southend114341111015
12Peterborough114252119214
13Barnsley104241414014
14Chesterfield114251516-114
15Millwall114251721-414
16Bradford113441216-413
17Swindon113351618-212
18Oldham111821216-411
19Shrewsbury113261115-411
20Scunthorpe11326913-411
21Doncaster11254914-511
22Blackpool11326917-811
23Fleetwood112361419-59
24Crewe111371120-96
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