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Feature-length interview with MacDonald in The Stag!

16 March 2017

Supporters visiting One Call Stadium this Saturday can buy a copy of the latest edition of 'The Stag' for just £3, as we continue our play-off bid against Carlisle United (3.00pm kick-off).

Bustling midfielder Alex MacDonald headlines the main interview and he speaks about settling in at the club since his January Deadline Day arrival. 

MacDonald, 26, was one of boss Steve Evans’ seven new signings in January, and has since grabbed supporters' attention with his work rate and creativity. The ex-Oxford United man is now determined more than ever to contribute to the Stags’ push for League One football.

Moreover, every copy of The Stag comes with a FREE double-sided poster of MacDonald.

Also, read about how you can secure the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the architects behind Mansfield Town’s Freight Rover Trophy success 30 years ago. 

Members of that distinguished squad will be visiting the 1861 Suite in April, sharing behind-the-scene stories and memories from those heady days, when the Stags conquered Bristol City on Wembley’s hallowed turf. All the information you need can be found on page nine. 

Ever wondered if a goal can be scored directly from a throw-in, without any player touching the ball? Seek no further, as the ‘Laws of the Game’ segment explains this and a lot more about throw-ins.

From academy news, under 21s’ goalkeeper Ryan Lewis is the subject of the Q&A, revealing the ideal back-line he would have in front of him, as well as what he bought for his mum with his first pay packet.

And in a special interview, young striker Zayn Hakeem gives us the lowdown on his recent exploits with the Antigua and Barbuda under 20s' national team. 

Do you know about Carlisle’s infamous ‘Cursing Stone’, and United’s stadium Brunton Park? The Stag outlines the interesting stories behind the history of both the city and the stadium.

Furthermore, the ‘One Game Wonders’ series continues, where journalist Tathagata Mukherjee profiles midfielder Sam Wedgbury, retracing the energetic midfielder’s journey since his solitary Stags’ appearance in 2008. 

The Stag can be bought for just £3 from our merchandise stall, the ticket office or any of our programme vendors around the ground. 

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