Barnet Football Club


Match Preview | Scunthorpe United

The Bees travel to Glanford Park to play Scunthorpe United on Friday as they look to make it 4 wins and 4 clean sheets on the bounce.


The Bees will be looking to take their points total for the season to 50 points and close the gap to Chesterfield in 4th  down to just 2 points.

Scunthorpe United, on the other hand, will be eager to come away with 3 points which could prove to be crucial in their bid to stay in the 5th tier of English football.


The two sides have only ever met each other once and that was earlier on in the season. The sides settled for a 1-1 draw at The Hive thanks to goals from Scunthorpe’s Robert Apter and Barnet’s Harry Pritchard.


Nickname: The Iron

Founded: 1899

Ground: Glanford Park

Manager: Jimmy Dean

Top Scorer: Jacob Butterfield (3)

League Position: 23rd


Recent Result: Scunthorpe United 1 -1 Bromley

One to watch: Raegan Ogle

Raegan Ogle plays as a wing-back for The Iron. Ogle has made 21 appearances for the North Lincolnshire side, appearing in the starting 11 72% of all possible occasions. The Australian has also played in 72% of all potential minutes this season but is yet to record a goal or assist.


The Australian born man is able to play either left-back or right-back and has the highest points per game of anyone on his team. Ogle averages 1.05 points per game and has racked up over 1,800 minutes this season already.


Ogle also has 7 yellow cards to his name so whoever faces him will need to ensure they are ready for a tough and physical battle.


In the dugout: Jimmy Dean

Dean’s managerial career began in the 2015/16 season as he took charge of Peterborough Sports and guided them up to National League North. Dean enjoyed a successful spell at the side, promoting the side 4 times in 5 seasons.


Dean left Peterborough Sports in January 2023 when he was hired as manager of Scunthorpe United. Dean’s first game for The Iron will be against the Bees at Glanford Park.


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