Date: 20th August 2014 at 8:35am
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We only went and kept a 100% start to live in League 1 going on Tuesday didn’t we.

Scunthorpe went up with us from League 2 last season but at this stage it’s certainly Fleetwood that have adapted to life at a higher level much better with us claiming a third successive win in our first ever season at this level.

Two second half goals secured us a 2-0 win at Glanford Park, whilst inflicting a third successive defeat on a side that couldn’t be beaten for much of last season.

Looking to improve their fortunes Scunthorpe brought in three players leading up to this game, goalkeeper Bobby Olejnik and defender Luke O’Neill both came in on loan and made debuts as part of six changes, with Billy Kee on the bench.

Chances were at a premium in the first half, those changes didn’t make much difference to Scunthorpe though who didn’t really threaten us.

The best chance of the half came to The Cod Army though, David Ball will know what a chance he missed as he got his close range header wrong from a Josh Morris cross.

Half Time: Scunthorpe 0 Fleetwood 0

We again looked the more likely to score in the second half but as time ticked away it perhaps wasn’t looking like it would happen?

Finally though with 20 minutes to play Jamie Proctor continued his impressive start to live with The Cod Army as he got in at the far post to turn how a cross and give us the lead that we deserved.

A second goal was something you felt we perhaps needed and just 10 minutes later, with the same amount of time to play, Gareth Evans headed in that second as he finished Steven Crainey’s freekick delivery.

It turns out that a second goal wasn’t needed as Scunthorpe couldn’t breach our defence, they did come close late on though when Niall Canavan’s header hit the bar with an effort from Jennison Myrie-Williams cleared off the line.

Full Time: Scunthorpe 0 Fleetwood 2

A good start to League 1 life was something we all hoped for, and like Graham Alexander we felt that we had a squad capable of doing well but three wins from three, and a narrow defeat to a Championship side in the Capital One Cup, makes it a great start to the season.

Remembering not to get carried away is important, it’s hard not to get caught up in it all though!

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