Iron sting Hornets with away win

Scunthorpe picked up a second Championship away win of the week with a 2-0 victory at Watford to end the Hornets fine form.

Last Updated: 23/10/10 at 17:31

Byrne: On the scoresheet

Byrne: On the scoresheet

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Cliff Byrne and Martyn Woolford scored either side of half-time to lift the Iron into 14th place as rookie boss Ian Baraclough followed up his first win as manager at Preston in midweek with another victory.

Woolford had the first shot in anger for the visitors in a bright start but it was well blocked before Michael O'Connor's corner was well met by David Mirfin but his header was easily held by Scott Loach.

The visitors continued to impress and Loach had to be at his best minutes later when he got down sharply to parry Chris Dagnall's shot away.

And the Iron made the most of their bright start when Byrne broke the deadlock in the 28th minute.

Another O'Connor set-piece was only cleared as far as the edge of the area and Byrne drilled in a low strike which arrowed into the bottom corner.

The hosts responded well and youngster Michael Bryan saw a stinging long-range drive turned over by debutant goalkeeper Tony Warner as the Hornets looked for a response before half-time.

There was a second goal before the break but it came from the away side through the impressive Woolford.

Byrne crossed from the left in first-half stoppage time and when the ball was not hacked clear, Woolford was on hand to swing his left boot and send the ball arcing past Loach and into the far corner.

Watford strikers Marvin Sordell and Danny Graham had been quiet in the first period but combined at the start of the second period when Graham got a shot in which Warner was right behind.

Sordell then climbed well to flick a header wide of the near post before Freddie Sears forced a fine save from Loach at the other end after a fine solo run from inside his own half.

Stephen McGinn and Jordon Mutch both went close to pulling a goal back for the hosts before centre-half Adrian Mariappa had the best chance in the dying moments but saw his header clear the crossbar.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
20:00
Fulham 0-1 Wolves  
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Bolton 1-2 M'boro Report
Reading 1-2 Huddersfld Report
19:45
Birmingham 2-2 Ipswich Report
Blackpool 1-2 Brentford Report
Bournemth 1-2 N Forest Report
Cardiff 1-0 Wigan Report
Charlton 3-2 Derby Report
Leeds 0-2 Brighton Report
Norwich 3-1 Blackburn Report

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 3 3 7
2 Cardiff 3 3 7
3 Millwall 3 3 7
4 Charlton 3 2 7
5 Bournemth 3 4 6
6 Norwich 3 4 6
7 Watford 3 2 6
8 M'boro 3 2 6
9 Wolves 3 1 6
10 Sheff Wed 3 1 5
11 Ipswich 3 0 4
12 Reading 3 0 4
13 Brentford 3 0 4
14 Derby 3 0 4
15 Blackburn 3 -1 4
16 Birmingham 3 -1 4
17 Brighton 3 0 3
18 Rotherham 3 -2 3
19 Leeds 3 -3 3
20 Huddersfld 3 -5 3
21 Wigan 3 -2 1
22 Bolton 3 -4 1
23 Fulham 3 -3 0
24 Blackpool 3 -4 0

Updated Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Footer 365

Transfer news: Tottenham turn to Sevilla's Federico Fazio in hunt for new centre-half

Tottenham are interested in signing Argentina international Federico Fazio from Sevilla, according to Sky sources.

Transfer news: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers silent on Mario Balotelli clause

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is refusing to be drawn on whether Mario Balotelli would have a good behaviour clause.

Premier League: West Brom boss Alan Irvine feels Southampton are still dangerous

Alan Irvine will take his West Brom side to Southampton fully aware their much-changed side still has plenty of threats.

Mail Box

More Fan Mail For Football365...

'Just p*ss off with your righteous indignation will you. W*nkers.' There's a lot of anger going around for what should have been a sleepy Friday afternoon at F365 Towers...

Man United: One Game To Save Season

They have one match to convince decent players that they are worth joining - over to you, Louis. We also have mails on Malky Mackay, Mario Balotelli and Tim...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property