Irish Iron : In profile

Last updated : 20 January 2002 By Luke Thornhill
Name Of Group: Irish Iron

Area Covered: Mainly Ireland and Britain but members also in USA and

Time been covering the area: Founded in 1994-95 season

Number of members (if available): 84 members last season

Relationship with club: Officially affiliated to Scunthorpe United as
a Supporters Club.

Membership cost(if any): £10 for Tee shirt,membership card and pen
post paid in Ireland or UK or just £2 for membership.

Do you have group teams/social events/ trips to matches: Irish based members travel over to see home and away games
quite often but the main trip would be to last home game to present our
Player of the year award....also run fund raising quiz nights which are
well attended by Iron fans all over Ireland.

Contact details:
Secretary;Bernard Griffin,Trusk Road, Ballybofey, Co.Donegal, Republic of Ireland. Or e-mail;

Chairman;Peter McAleer, 2 Roxborough Heights, Moy, Co. Tyrone,
Northern Ireland. Or e-mail;

Any sponsorship at club: This season we are sponsoring Nigel Peppers
entire kit and also Martin Carruthers away shirt.
We also run Scunthorpe Uniteds Football in the Community Scheme in
Ireland each Summer.

Any other info you'd like to share with fellow Iron fans: We have our own range of Irish Iron merchandise all emblazoned
with the Scunthorpe United crest and Irish Iron logo which we sell to
raise money for the club...all proceeds go to either player kit
sponsorship or to running the Football in the Community course each season.
The full range includes Pens,Pencils,Tee Shirts,Scarves,Polo
Shirts,Sweat Shirts, Fleece Jackets and Waterproof Jackets.