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Preview: Crewe Alexandra vs Stags

12 December 2019

Match Previews

Preview: Crewe Alexandra vs Stags

12 December 2019

Next up for the Stags is a trip to face Crewe Alexandra on Saturday 14 December in Sky Bet League Two (3pm). Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game…

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Midfielder Neal Bishop could be in contention for the fixture after returning to training late this week following a concussion he picked up in the defeat to Cheltenham

The game will likely come too soon for wing-back Hayden White, who is expected to make a return to training next week.

Fellow defender Kellan Gordon will miss the game with a back issue.

For Crewe, Ollie Lancashire will miss out.

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Last time out, the Stags suffered a disappointing 3-0 defeat at home to Cheltenham.

Crewe recorded a 3-1 win over Eastleigh in their last match, an Emirates FA Cup Second Round replay. Their last game in Sky Bet League Two ended in a 0-0 draw with Forest Green Rovers.

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We last faced the Alex in this year’s Trophy group stage, losing 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. In league matters, the Railwaymen recorded a 2-1 victory at One Call Stadium last time out, in March of this year.


The referee for Saturday’s game will be Kevin Johnson, assisted by Steven Plane and David Hunt. The fourth official will be Abbas Khan.


The Stags have received an allocation of 530 tickets for the clash.

For full ticket information, click here.


Parking is available at the ground, costing £3.50, or by following the signs for ‘away supporters on-street parking.’

The Supporters' Club at the ground allows a few away supporters in and there are several pubs within walking distance, the nearest ones being the Corner Bar at the Royal Hotel and the Cheshire Cheese. There is the usual selection of pies, burgers and other matchday food available within the ground.


Can't make it to the game? iFollow Stags subscribers can listen to full-match commentary of the clash courtesy of commentators Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes. Not an iFollow Stags subscriber? Sign up by heading to

You can also follow the action live via our Twitter match updates, which can be found here.

The match centre on will also contain Opta-populated updates, and can be accessed here.

A report of the match will be published on the club website following the full-time whistle, and post-match reaction will be available to view on and iFollow Stags.

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