Vital Football

Latest Scunthorpe United News

We'll Be Up For Sheffield United

We'll Be Up For Sheffield United

Brian Laws has said he'll be taking the Johnstone's Paint Trophy seriously after we were paired against Sheffield United in the first round.

Laws said the draw could've been kinder to Scunthorpe as the League One favourites will certainly be a tough test, but nontheless, he wants the club to progress in the competition.

'In the past we have enjoyed some considerable success in this competition, and that is something we will be looking for again. To have drawn Sheffield United is, for us, a great draw. It's at home which is important, that gives us something of an edge, but make no mistake, it's not just Sheffield United, it's a very strong league (Northern section of the draw) so you might as well play the teams that are the favourites.'

Laws says he'll be fielding a strong side for the game as anything can happen in football and he'll be looking for us to cause somewhat of an upset.



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday August 19 2013
Time: 7:58PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Scunthorpe United Articles

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

EFL Couldn`t Organise A Cup Draw In A Brewery

The second round draw for the EFL Cup last night was almost a carbon copy repeat of the failed, confusing and utterly ridiculous errors that took place...

League Cup Second Round Draw (10/8/17)

The draw for the second round of the English Football League Cup took place earlier this afternoon.

EFL Cup Ball Numbers Known (10/8/17)

With the announcement of the EFL Cup second round draw later this evening, the all important ball numbers have been decided.

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 win74%
Gillingham win16%
Draw10%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Scunthorpe United  Results (view all)

Scunthorpe United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment