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The week in words #32

13 April 2014

Catch up on another busy week at One Call Stadium with our weekly column, 'The week in words'.

MONDAY

Groundsman/Kit Manager Michael Merriman reflected on 15 years at the club as he became the latest personality to take part in our series entitled ‘An Evening With’. To watch this event in full, click here.


TUESDAY

Boss Paul Cox revealed that youngsters Liam Marsden and Jack Thomas will make their professional debuts before the end of the 2013/14 campaign. To find out more, click here.

There was also positive news on the injury front as our manager also revealed that Ben Hutchinson could be in line to make a surprise return from injury, sooner than expected. For more on this story, click here.

Tickets also went on general sale for our Sky Bet League Two fixture at Bristol Rovers on Saturday 03 May (3.00pm). For more information, click here.

Elsewhere, we revealed that Ian Deakin and Ben Hutchinson will take part in our charity cycle ride to Amsterdam this summer. To find out more, click here.


WEDNESDAY

Goals from Jack Hutchinson, Ross Lamb and Kevin Hemagou earned our young guns a 3-1 victory over Kidderminster Harriers in the FCYA (Midland Division). To read a match report, click here.

Louis Briscoe’s brace and an earlier strike by Kyle Hempshall also saw our reserve team clinch a 3-1 victory at Hartlepool United in the Final Third Development League (East Division). For the match report, click here.


THURSDAY

During his interview with the local media, boss Paul Cox revealed that full-back Lee Beevers is set to undergo an early operation on his troublesome shoulder injury. To find out more, click here.

Our manager also revealed that both Ian Deakin and Alan Marriott had sustained injuries during the week and stated his hope to sign a goalkeeper on an emergency loan. For more on this story, click here.

For interviews with Darryl Westlake and Lee Stevenson ahead of our meeting with table-toppers Rochdale, click here.


FRIDAY

Goalkeeper Lewis Price joined us on an emergency loan from Crystal Palace. To view a full profile of the Welsh international, click here.

In his first interview with us, Price revealed he was delighted to have made the move to One Call Stadium, having not featured much for the Eagles. To read more, click here.

Boss Paul Cox called for his players to keep up their good form and finish the campaign strongly after securing three successive wins, which have moved us away from relegation danger. To read more, click here.

Academy Director John Ramshaw also expressed his delight at the development of our academy set-up. To hear a full interview, click here.

Finally, were you the jackpot winner in this week’s Mansfield Town Lottery? Or did you scoop any of the other numerous prizes which are available. To find out more, click here.


SATURDAY

Keith Hill’s Rochdale were ruthlessly ripped apart by our team. Goals from Martin Riley, Matt Rhead and Ryan Tafazolli secured us a comfortable 3-0 win and kept alive our Play-Off hopes. To read the match report, click here.

Speaking afterwards, Paul Cox praised the performance of our team – including young midfielder Jack Thomas, who made his debut in the victory. To read more, click here.

Midfielder Chris Clements believes we can continue our good form in the remaining four matches of the Sky Bet League Two season. For more on this story, click here.

Having made his debut, experienced shot-stopper Lewis Price also believes we have a good squad at the club. To read Price’s after-match comments, click here.


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