Stags' 2018-19 Sky Bet League Two campaign gets under way this weekend as we welcome Newport County to One Call Stadium. Here's all you need to know ahead of the clash...
Stags will be without defenders David Mirfin and Zander Diamond as the pair continue their recoveries from respective long-term knee and back injuries.
Midfielder Paul Anderson will also miss out with a groin problem.
Exiles boss Michael Flynn has revealed that he may not have one or two players available for Saturday's game, but did not state which players he may be missing
Flynn could grant on-loan Bristol City midfielder Tyreeq Bakinson his debut against the Stags, after signing for the club this week.
The referee for Saturday's game will be Paul Marsden, assisted by Robert Atkin and Anthony Moore. The fourth official will be James Wilson.
This will be the first Stags' game that Mr. Marsden has taken charge of.
Mansfield enjoyed a very encouraging pre-season campaign, winning three out of a possible four games against Championship opposition, while drawing the other.
Newport had a mixed bag of results in their pre-season, with a 2-0 win over Hereford being the highlight. Their last game of pre-season ended in a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Championship side Stoke City.
Stags' last five games: W: 4 | D: 1 | L: 0
Newport's last five games: W: 1 | D: 2 | L: 2
Tickets for the match are available to purchase online via www.stagstickets.co.uk, at the ticket office on Quarry Lane, or by calling the ticket office on 01623 482 482.
Supporters can also purchase tickets on the day of the game. The matchday ticket office will also be open for fans to buy tickets from 12pm until 3pm.
Our family ticket offer is also available for Saturday's game, which admits one adult and one child for just £18! Supporters that have purchased a family ticket will be seated in our family block, which is located in Block A of the Quarry Lane End. Fans with a family ticket may also be seated in Block B of the Quarry Lane End if demand dictates so.
Away supporters can collect their tickets from the programme booth outside the North Stand prior to kick-off. Tickets will be made available for collection at around 1.30pm.
Please note that, on police advice and for ease of congestion, the gate between the North and Ian Greaves Stand will be closed after the game, re-opening approximately 20 minutes after the final whistle.
The Sandy Pate Sports Bar will open at 9am, serving delicious cooked breakfasts until 11am. After this, the bar will not serve food from the main menu, although the matchday kiosk inside the bar will open at 12.30pm, serving pies, chips, burgers and hot dogs.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available for both home and away supporters, and the bar is located at the rear of the Ian Greaves Stand.
The bar will begin to serve food from its main menu following the full-time whistle.
The sports bar will remain open until 11pm after the match.
Supporters will also be able to purchase this season's first edition of our award-winning matchday programme, The Stag, which will be available to buy around the ground for just £3 before the match. Fans can buy The Stag from the merchandise stand near the Sandy Pate Sports Bar, or any of our mobile programme vendors around the ground.
Car parking is severely restricted at One Call Stadium and works on a first come, first served basis. All reserved car parking spaces are within the location of the Ian Greaves Stand car park.
Charges are as follows:
Grove St 50p/hr.
Victoria St 50p/hr.
Garden Rd 50p/hr.
Church Lane 80p/hr.
All of the above pay and display surface level car parks offer cashless parking via RingGo as an additional way to pay.
Every car park has a unique code so people can either pay over the phone, by text, online or by using a free smartphone app.
Details of how to do this are displayed in each car park. Information about all Mansfield District Council car parks can be found at www.mansfield.gov.uk/carparks.
Where do I go when I get to One Call Stadium?
If you are a hospitality guest, please enter the stadium via the brown double doors to the rear of the Ian Greaves Stand, which is the entrance to our hospitality suites.
The doors are located to the left of the white merchandise stall outside the Sandy Pate Sports Bar, backing onto the main car park and sign-posted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'.
Members of the media are asked to also head to the entrance to our hospitality suites, where our media steward will provide you with the necessary accreditation.
The required entrance is located to the left of the merchandise stall outside the Sandy Pate Sports Bar and signposted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'.
If you need to collect tickets, please head to the main ticket office on Quarry Lane. For ticket purchases, please visit the matchday ticket office, adjacent to the Quarry Lane Stand, around the corner from the main ticket office.
Entry to the Quarry Lane End is via the turnstiles situated parallel to the road running alongside One Call Stadium.
The Ian Greaves Stand is the main stand at One Call Stadium, which backs onto the main car park.
Away fans are housed in the North Stand, which is located next to Portland Retail Park. Please note: there is no matchday parking in the retail park.
iFollow Stags subscribers can listen to full-match commentary of the clash, courtesy of commentators Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes.
A report of the match will be published on the club website after the full-time whistle, and post-match reaction will be available to view on mansfieldtown.net and iFollow Stags.