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Key dates 2017/18

19 June 2017

Club News

Key dates 2017/18

19 June 2017

The 2017/18 season is fast-approaching and there are some key dates for supporters to be aware of ahead of the Sky Bet League Two campaign.

Stags have made 12 new signings thus far as boss Steve Evans pieces together a squad capable of challenging for promotion. 

The first date for the diary is Wednesday 21 June when the fixtures for next season will be announced.

We will exclusively publish Stags' fixtures on at 9am so our supporters can start planning their away days for next season! 

The players will report back for pre-season on Thursday 29 June when boss Steve Evans and his coaching staff will put the squad through a rigourous fitness testing programme.

Just a few days later, the squad will jet off to Malta for a pre-season tour from Monday 03 July to Monday 10 July.

The players will train in the Mediterranean heat as they improve their fitness ahead of the new season. The club is finalising its schedule for the pre-season trip to Malta and will announce further details in due course.

Upon our return to the UK, we will then begin our pre-season schedule.

An updated fixture schedule is as follows: 

Date  Opposition Home/away Kick-off time
Saturday 15 July Sheffield Wednesday Home 3.00pm
Tuesday 18 July Stocksbridge Park Steels Away 7.30pm
Friday 21 July AFC Stamford Away 7.30pm
Tuesday 25 July Gainsborough Trinity Away 7.30pm
Tuesday 25 July Carlton Town* Away 7.30pm
Saturday 29 July Alfreton Town Away 3.00pm
Tuesday 01 August Rainworth Miners Welfare Away


*A Mansfield Town XI will face Carlton Town. 

The first game of the 2017/18 season will take place on Saturday 05 August, however our opponents are yet to be confirmed. 

Week commencing Monday 07 August we will take on League One side Rochdale in the first round of the Carabao Cup at One Call Stadium. Ticket details are yet to be announced. 

The first round of the Checkatrade Trophy begins week beginning Monday 28 August, however the date and time of the first round draw hasn't yet been announced by the EFL.

The 2017/18 Emirates FA Cup campaign will begin on Saturday 04 November.

Stags will be playing four games over the Christmas period, with fixtures pencilled in for Saturday 23 December, Tuesday 26 December, Saturday 30 December and Monday 01 January. 

The Sky Bet League Two season will come to a close on Saturday 05 May 2018, and the Sky Bet League Two play-off final will take place on Monday 28 May at Wembley Stadium. 

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