Vital Football

Latest Scunthorpe United News

Swann wants mid-season move

Swann wants mid-season move

The FA usually only agree to allow a move of home ground during close seasons but, after securing agreement on a venue, Swann confirmed he will argue the business case for a move.

It appears he has finally accepted it is unrealistic to move in next summer, given planning application has yet to be submitted.

The stadium will be sited on the Lakes project, being developed by Lucent Group, with a 60-acre site set aside for the club.

It is on the M180, further south of Glanford Park, and it is unclear whether the land will be owned by the Iron, or leased.

Swann said: "It has taken a little bit longer than we would have liked, but there has been quite a bit of work to get to this stage.

"We are very happy with the deal and this is a very exciting time for the club.

"We wanted to be part of the Lakes project and this will allow us to move into a better stadium and give us the opportunity to create different income streams as we will be working with hotels and gym companies and a few other businesses."

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:Iron Man
Date:Thursday July 24 2014
Time: 1:55PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Scunthorpe United Articles

EFL Trophy Round 3 Draw In Full 2016/17

In midweek, the third round draw for this years EFL Trophy was conducted and here's how the balls fell.

November MotM Winner - Alexander (Scunthorpe)

Scunthorpe United manager Graham Alexander has been named the Sky Bet League One Manager of the Month for November.

Sky Bet MotM November Winner - Alexander

The Sky Bet Manager of the Month winners for November 2016 are in.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw Tomorrow

With Tuesday evening seeing the bulk of the EFL Trophy second round ties taking place...

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 21 13 5 3 44 23
2 Sheff Utd 21 12 5 4 41 16
3 Bolton 20 12 4 4 40 12
4 Bradford 21 9 9 3 36 9
5 Rochdale 21 10 3 8 33 3
6 Peterborough 20 9 5 6 32 10
7 Fleetwood 21 9 5 7 32 6
8 Southend 21 8 7 6 31 1
9 Bristol Rovers 21 8 6 7 30 -4
10 Wimbledon 21 7 8 6 29 5
11 Charlton 20 6 10 4 28 7
12 Millwall 20 8 4 8 28 0
13 Northampton 21 7 6 8 27 1
14 Oxford 21 7 6 8 27 0
15 Port Vale 21 7 6 8 27 -6
16 Gillingham 20 7 5 8 26 -3
17 Walsall 21 6 8 7 26 -6
18 MK Dons 21 6 6 9 24 -4
19 Swindon 21 6 5 10 23 -11
20 Bury 21 6 2 13 20 -12
21 Coventry 21 4 7 10 19 -10
22 Oldham 20 3 9 8 18 -10
23 Chesterfield 21 5 3 13 18 -13
24 Shrewsbury 21 4 6 11 18 -14
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)

Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Vital Football Comment