Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Holker Street will host Saturday’s football game between Barrow and Scunthorpe United. Barrow kicked off 2021 with a 1-0 loss to Southend United, with the team remaining in the danger zone. The newcomers are determined to secure the League Two survival, but they will have to be at their sharpest in the remainder of the season if they are to meet the goal. First-team regular Harrison Biggins returns from suspension for the hosts, and it is no wonder the odds for home win have been dropping.
The Iron, on the other hand, aim to make amends for back-to-back defeats to Stevenage and Salford. Scunthorpe do not seem to be at their sharpest ahead of the trip to Cumbria, and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Barrow’s party at Holker Street. Both McAtee and Dunnwald-Turan are pushing for a start for the visitors.
Highlighted Player (Luke James):
After starting his senior career at Hartlepool United, Luke James moved to Peterborough United in 2014. The English attacker played for the likes of Bradford City and Bristol Rovers on loan as well before joining Forest Green in the 2017/18 season.
After making 14 appearances in the league for the Green Army, Luke James returned to Hartlepool. In the summer of 2020 he joined his current club Barrow. James made his Barrow debut in the League two on September 12, 2009 in a 1-1 draw with Stevenage, and he scored his first goal for the club the following month in a 2-2 draw with Walsall.
His main position is centre-forward, but he is capable of producing fine displays as a winger as well. Born in Amble, England on November 4, 1994, Luke James has a contract with Barrow until July 20, 2020. His preferred foot is right.
Highlighted Team (Scunthorpe):
Founded back in 1899, Scunthorpe United are a professional football club that compete in League Two. The Iron wear sky blue and claret jerseys and claret shorts when playing on home soil, while green is the dominant colour of their away kit.
Scunthorpe United welcome their rivals at the Sands Venue Stadium, which can hold up to 9,088 people. The Iron recorded their biggest triumph (8-1) against Luton Town on April 24, 1965, with the team repeating the success 30 years later when they hammered Torquey United 8-1 in the New Division 3. As for the club’s biggest loss, the Iron were crushed by Carlisle United 8-0 on November 25, 1952.
Grimsby Town are seen as the club’s fiercest rivals, but they maintain rivalries with local clubs Hull City, Doncaster Rovers, and Lincoln City as well. Jack Brownsword (1947-65) holds the record for most appearances in Scunthorpe United shirt (783).