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Match preview: Morecambe vs Stags

22 October 2018

Match Previews

Match preview: Morecambe vs Stags

22 October 2018

Stags are in action on Tuesday evening as they face Morecambe at Globe Arena (7.45pm kick-off). Here's all you need to know ahead of the clash...

Stags will be without midfielder Alex MacDonald and defender David Mirfin, as both players continue their recoveries from knee injuries.

Midfielder Neal Bishop is available for selection after serving his one-game suspension during Stags' 0-0 draw against Swindon Town. Meanwhile, Will Atkinson will be absent after his sending off against Swindon at the weekend.

Morecambe will be without Garry Thompson, James Sinclair, Alex Kenyon and Steven Old for the clash. The duo of Andrew Tutte and Rhys Oates are also doubts for the match.

The last time we faced Morecambe was in our 2-1 victory in January of this year at Globe Arena.

Danny Rose equalised for the Stags, before Mal Benning's late winner sealed all three points.

Last time out, ten-man Mansfield battled for a 0-0 draw at the County Ground against Swindon. In the game before, Stags beat Wolves' under-21s 2-1 in the Checkatrade Trophy.

Morecambe have won one of their past five matches, a 2-0 win away to Carlisle earlier this month. In their last outing, they were narrowly beaten 1-0 against Colchester.



The referee for Tuesday's game will be Robert Lewis, assisted by Richard Bartlett and David Benton. The fourth official will be Duncan Street.

The last Stags' fixture that Mr. Lewis took charge of was our 0-0 draw against Wycombe Wanderers in September of last year.

Stags have received an allocation of 500 tickets for the clash.

Full ticket information can be found here.

There is no parking at the ground. Parking is available at the Hurley Flyer close to the ground at a cost of £10 per car, which can be redeemed against the purchase of food. Otherwise, there is only on-street parking.

Food, including highly acclaimed pies, and alcohol are available inside the ground. The pubs close to the ground include the Hurley Flyer and the William Mitchell.

Supporters are able to watch our match against Morecambe live on iFollow for just £10! To purchase your match pass, click here.

You can follow the game live via our Twitter updates, which can be found at The match centre on the website will also contain Opta-populated updates, which can be found here.

iFollow Stags subscribers can listen to full-match commentary of the match courtesy of Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes by logging into

A match report will be available to view on our website shortly after the full-time whistle, and full post-match reaction will be available for iFollow Stags subscribers by logging in through the aforementioned link.

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