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Youth preview: Notts County vs Stags

5 November 2015

Mansfield Town’s youth team face a trip to local rivals Notts County in Saturday’s Football League Youth Alliance fixture (11am).

The Stags go into the game on the back of their comfortable 3-0 FA Youth Cup win over Cambridge City on Monday night and will now be looking to get back to winning ways in the league after being held to a 2-2 draw by Hartlepool United last week.

County on the other hand were knocked out of the Youth Alliance League Cup this week at the hands of Wigan Athletic, losing 3-0 in Greater Manchester. 

A few days previous to that loss, they safely progressed through to the second round of the FA Youth Cup with a 2-0 win over Northampton Town.

John Dempster’s side came out of Monday’s cup tie unscathed, meaning that the former Stags’ captain has a fully-fit squad to choose from. However long-term absentees Devante Reittie, Tom Slone and Adam Bishop will all still miss out. Recent signing Tyler Johal is available again after being cup-tied for Monday’s game against the Lilywhites. 

Notts County’s youth team play their home matches at Arnold Town's Eagle Valley Stadium. The address is as follows:

Eagle Valley, 
Oxton Road, 

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