Vital Football

Latest Scunthorpe United News

Collins - We Want Winning To Become A Habit

Collins - We Want Winning To Become A Habit

Captain Michael Collins has said that Scunthorpe want winning to become a habit this season, and great confidence has been taken from our opening pre season game.

Speaking to the Official Site following the win, Collins said everybody was pleased to get the first game out of the way because as we are now into pre season fixtures it gives the players a boost and a renewed focus on all the hardwork they've just put in to get ready so far.

'Some of the sessions have been really difficult, but it's the games that really test your fitness. They're where you pick up your fitness. The first five minutes, I think you could see that we hadn't played together for a while. But after that, we got on top.'

Speaking of the win itself he added that it was good for us to get off to a winning start to get the boost of starting pre season well after what happened last year.

'It was important to get off to a winning start, because that's going to be the emphasis this season. It's well documented that pre season isn't about results, but from a players' point of view, it's nice to instil that winning mentality from the off. Winning becomes a habit.'

Apply To Be A Site Editor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday July 9 2013
Time: 2:52PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Login to post a comment

Recent Scunthorpe United Articles

Football League Rule Out B Teams (23/9/16)

The Football League, or EFL for those who like pointless rebrands, have now compiled the initial responses from the 72 clubs under their umbrella...

Mirfin In Team Of The Week (20/9/16)

Scunthorpe United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

EFL Trophy & Whole Game Solution Update

With the attempt to revive the EFL Trophy by changing the format and introducing Academy sides into the competition...

Disabled Access Issues For Seven?

In September 2015, the Premier League made a promise to ensure that all member clubs would make their home grounds fully compliant with the Accessible Stadia Guide by August 2017.

Archived Vital Scunthorpe Articles

Vital Scunthorpe articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Scunthorpe
Write For Vital Scunthorpe
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Scunthorpe v Gillingham
Suggested By:
Scunthorpe win80%
Gillingham win10%
Draw10%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 9 5 3 1 18 11
2 Bury 9 5 2 2 17 6
3 Bolton 9 4 4 1 16 3
4 Bradford 9 3 6 0 15 4
5 Northampton 9 3 5 1 14 5
6 Port Vale 9 4 2 3 14 1
7 Sheff Utd 9 4 2 3 14 -1
8 Gillingham 9 4 2 3 14 -2
9 Bristol Rovers 9 3 4 2 13 0
10 Peterborough 9 3 3 3 12 4
11 Fleetwood 9 3 3 3 12 1
12 MK Dons 9 3 3 3 12 1
13 Oxford 9 3 3 3 12 0
14 Millwall 9 3 3 3 12 -1
15 Chesterfield 9 3 2 4 11 1
16 Charlton 9 2 5 2 11 1
17 Swindon 9 3 2 4 11 -2
18 Walsall 9 2 4 3 10 -2
19 Rochdale 9 2 3 4 9 -2
20 Wimbledon 9 2 3 4 9 -3
21 Shrewsbury 9 2 2 5 8 -5
22 Oldham 9 1 5 3 8 -5
23 Southend 9 2 2 5 8 -9
24 Coventry 9 0 5 4 5 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Scunthorpe United  Results (view all)

Scunthorpe United  Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Chesterfield (a)
Sky Bet League One