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Stags to field strong X1 in SSAFA match

9 May 2013

A strong Mansfield Town XI is set to take on SSAFA Derbyshire FC in this Sunday's charity match at One Call Stadium.

Captain Adam Murray as well as manager Paul Cox are set to start in the match, whilst the Stags XI squad also consists of first team stars Lindon Meikle, Ben Hutchinson and Anthony Howell.  First team coach Richard Cooper is also set to come out of retirement for the match (1pm kick off)

The squads are as follows:

Mansfield Town XI
Manager:  Mark Stevenson
Assistant Manager: Paul Nyland

XI from: Ryan Hopkins, Liam Marsden, Ross Lamb, Richard Cooper, Michael Merriman, Jason Gregory, Paul Cox, Joe Flint, Scott Merriman, Simon Murphy, Paul Broughton, Jack Thomas, Anthony Howell, Adam Murray, Ben Hutchinson, Lindon Meikle

SSAFA have sent us the surnames of their squad this afternoon:

SSAFA Derbyshire FC
Manager:  Kerion Debrouwer

XI from:  Fenn, Fidder, Cleaver, Riley, Booker, Holmes, Thorpe, Cooper, Bacon, Debrouwer, O'Donnell, Bettison, Howell, Hackett

The SSAFA Forces Help team were formed when Jack Hawksley, a young soldier from Pinxton, was seriously injured whilst serving in Afghanistan last year. 

Jack’s injuries from the blast, which occurred just two days before he was due to complete his tour, were so severe that he needed two below-knee amputations. 

Profits raised from this charity encounter will go directly towards the SSAFA, whilst admission prices have been set at £3 Adults and £1 Senior Citizens/Under 16s.

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