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The week in words #8

27 October 2013

It’s been another busy week at One Call Stadium. Catch up on all the news, as we bring you ‘the week in words’.

MONDAY

Manager Paul Cox discussed the season’s expectations during his pre-match press conference ahead of our clash at Bury. For more on this story, click here.

It was also revealed that midfielder Chris Clements is making good progress, as he recovers from his medial knee ligament injury. To find out more, click here.

Meanwhile, we announced details of a special event, which will see a ‘Mrs Brown’ tribute act perform at One Call Stadium. For more details, click here.

TUESDAY

Our side battled bravely in order to register a hard-earned point from their clash with Bury at Gigg Lane. To read the full match report, click here.

In his post-match interview, boss Paul Cox praised the spirit of our side. To find out what else our manager had to say, click here.

Meanwhile, youngster Jack Blake, who is on loan with us from Nottingham Forest, admitted that he enjoyed his professional debut. To read more, click here.

WEDNESDAY

Striker Jake Speight extended his loan spell at Skrill Premier side Alfreton Town until the New Year. For more on this story, click here.

Ticket details for our upcoming trip to Southend United in Sky Bet League Two were confirmed. To find out more about our match at Roots Hall, click here.

THURSDAY

Boss Paul Cox assessed his defensive options In his pre-match press conference ahead of our meeting with Plymouth Argyle. To listen to what he had to say, click here.

Our boss also confirmed that the club would not be launching an appeal against the red card that John Dempster received in our match at Bury. To find out more, click here.

Meanwhile, it was confirmed that Martin Riley’s achilles injury wasn’t as bad as initially feared. To find out how long Riley is likely to be absent for, click here.

Finally, both Matt Rhead and Jamie McGuire shared their thoughts with us, ahead of our meeting with Plymouth Argyle. To hear what the duo had to say, click here.

FRIDAY

We had a special message for supporters who have been taking part in ‘Stoptober’. To find out more information about the campaign, click here.

Did you scoop the £250 jackpot in this week’s Mansfield Town Lottery? Or were you lucky enough to win another of our many prizes. View the latest results by clicking here.

Our youngsters also bowed out of the FA Youth Cup, following a 6-1 defeat to Preston North End at Deepdale. To read the full match report, click here.

SATURDAY

Defender George Pilkington was recalled from Skrill Premier side Forest Green Rovers, just hours before our clash with Plymouth Argyle. For more on this story, click here.

Meanwhile, Neal Trotman’s stoppage-time consigned us to an agonising 1-0 defeat to The Pilgrims. To read the full match report, click here.

Boss Paul Cox said that he couldn’t fault the work ethic of our team, despite the defeat. To read more post-match reaction from our supremo, click here.

Finally, centre-back John McCombe believed we were unlucky to lose to Argyle. To read his post-match thoughts, click here.

SUNDAY

The draw for the FA Cup First Round was made at Wembley Stadium, which saw us handed an away tie in Round One. Find out who we will face, by clicking here.


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