League One season preview: Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe key man: Sam Slocombe Photo: PA

Manager: Alan Knill

Position last season: 18th

Nickname: The Iron

Ground: Glanford Park

Capacity: 9,088

Players in: James Severn (Derby, free), Callum Kennedy (Swindon, free), Josh Walker (Watford, free), Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City, free), Mike Grella (Bury, free), David Mirfin (Watford, free)

Players out: Michael O'Connor (Rotherham, free), Andrew Wright (Morecambe, free), Sam Togwell (Chesterfield, free), Josh Lillis (Rochdale, free), Cliff Byrne (Oldham, free), Garry Thompson (Bradford, free), Jordan Robertson, Eddie Nolan, Ashley Palmer and Aron Wint, Scott Matthews (all released)

Key man: Sam Slocombe - Ignored advances from Tottenham Hotspur to hone his skills at the Iron, big things are expected of the young goalkeeper.

Chances: Injuries scuppered chances last season and Knill has brought in several strong signings to challenge for a play-off finish this time around.