Stags to face Premier League opposition in home pre-season friendly.
We are delighted to confirm that a home pre-season friendly against Leicester City will take place at One Call Stadium on Saturday 25 July (3.00pm).
The Foxes, who are managed by Nigel Pearson, recently retained their Premier League status thanks to a string of good results – including victories over Swansea City, Newcastle United and Southampton.
The game will also see Australian youngster Callum Elder (pictured), who spent the second half of the 2014/15 season on loan with us, return to North Nottinghamshire.
Ticket details for the game will be announced in due course.
Our updated pre-season schedule is as follows:
Sat 04 July – Rainworth MW (a)
Tue 07 July – Carlton Town (a)
Wed 15 July – Worksop Town (a)
Sat 18 July – Solihull Moors (a)
Thu 23 July – Grantham Town (a)*
Sat 25 July – Leicester City (H)
Tue 28 July – Basford United (a)
Thu 30 July – Shirebrook Town (a)*
Tue 04 Aug – Heanor Town (a)
*Mansfield Town XI fixtures.
More games are expected to be confirmed in the next couple of weeks.