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Young guns off to flying start

12 September 2012

Mark Hemingray's youth team started their new season in fine style with a 2-0 win away at Birmingham City.

After a 0-0 scoreline at the break, Dean Robinson opened the scoring for our youngsters just two minutes after the restart before Ben Birch sealed victory on the stroke of the hour.

Speaking to after the match, Hemingray said:  "I'm so proud of the lads.  It was a thoroughly professional performance.  Our passing and movement was excellent."

Stags XI:  Hopkins, Jones, Birch, Simpson, Marsden, Robinson, Hawkins, Turner, Vilums, Flint, Jones

Used sub:  Barke

Our youngsters' opening victory follows our reserve team's 3-1 win at Wrexham yesterday afternoon.

To read a comprehensive report on the match, ensure you purchase a copy of this Saturday's match programme at home to Braintree.

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