Scunthorpe United Football Club is an association football club, based in Scunthorpe. Founded 124 years ago in 1899, the team currently compete in the National League, the 5th tier of English football.
They play their home matches at Glanford Park, and are nicknamed "The Iron".
The team's playing kit is manufactured by Macron.
Scunthorpe United have been in the Football League since 1950, with their highest league finish being fourth in Division Two.
They have only had one fixture not completed in their history, which was due to Exeter City not being able to fulfil the game in 1973-74.
The 2019-20 season was curtailed early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Scunthorpe finishing in 20th place after points were calculated on a points per game basis.