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Preview: Stags vs Blades

19 July 2013

Mansfield Town are set for another stern examination tomorrow when David Weir’s Sheffield United visit One Call Stadium (k/o 3.00pm).

Weir, who was appointed as The Blades’ manager last month, was in attendance as we ruthlessly put Peterborough United to the sword in midweek.

However, the South Yorkshire outfit have been in fine form themselves this pre-season, and are yet to have been beaten in any of their four outings.

During a three-match tour of Scotland, a 1-1 draw at Cowdenbeath was sandwiched between victories over Greenock Morton (1-0) and Raith Rovers (2-1).

Last Saturday, The Blades earned a hard-fought 3-1 win at Bury with Jasper Johns, Jamie Murphy and Stephen McGinn on the score-sheet.

And Lyle Taylor looks set to make his debut for United tomorrow, having joined the club from Falkirk earlier this week.


Supporters can purchase tickets from the Ticket Office up until 2.30pm, after which point there will be no further ticket sales.

Matchday prices are as follows: £12 Adults, £6 Concessions (Senior Citizens, Students & Under 16’s).

Please be aware that under no circumstances will cash be accepted at the turnstile, so supporters MUST purchase a valid match ticket for this fixture.

Furthermore, allocated seating will also be in operation, so supporters are required to sit in the seat that is printed on their match ticket.


Supporters should note the Robin Hood Line, which serves Mansfield Rail Station, is set to be closed for the next five weeks.

East Midlands Trains have confirmed that an amended timetable will be in operation and journey times to-and-from Mansfield will take 30 minutes longer than usual.


For those supporters who are unable to attend tomorrow’s clash, exclusive full-match commentary will be available on StagsPlayer from 2.45pm.

To subscribe to StagsPlayer, click here.

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