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Match preview: Forest Green Rovers vs Stags

29 January 2019

Stags make the trip to face Forest Green Rovers on Tuesday 29 January for the rearranged Sky Bet League Two fixture (7.45pmkick-off). Here's all you need to know ahead of the clash...

Stags will be without defender Hayden White, who suffered a broken leg in the recent victory over Colchester.

The duo of Alex MacDonald and David Mirfin will miss out as the pair continue their recoveries from knee injuries.

Goalkeeper Bobby Olejnik has been ruled out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament rupture, so will miss out.

Striker Craig Davies, who has an ankle injury, will also be absent.

Forest Green will be without midfielder Dayle Grubb for the clash.

Stags recorded a resounding 3-0 victory over Tranmere Rovers in their most recent clash at One Call Stadium. Attacking midfielder Jorge Grant scored twice in the game, with striker Tyler Walker netting the other goal. Saturday's victory was the Stags' third successive win.

Last time out, Forest Green recorded a comfortable 2-0 victory away to Stevenage in Sky Bet League Two. They have scored five and conceded none in their last two matches, winning 3-0 at home to Grimsby the week prior.



The referee for Tuesday's game will be Christopher Sarginson, assisted by Christopher Husband and Paul Hobday. The fourth official will be Grant Taylor.

Mr. Sarginson last took charge of a Stags' fixture in our 3-0 victory away to Crewe earlier this season.

Forest Green announced last month: ‘...because the game was abandoned after the half time whistle, in line with our Ticketing Terms & Conditions, there will be no refunds available for the match.’

The Gloucestershire outfit, have however, slashed prices for the rescheduled match.

Tickets can be bought in advance by visiting Rovers’ website, by calling their ticket hotline on 0333 123 1889 or by paying on the night from the Forest Green Rovers’ ticket office.

Ticket prices are as follows:

£10 all age groups (seated
£5 all age groups (standing)

Under-16s are admitted free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult.

Parking is unavailable at the ground unless you are a blue badge holder who has pre-booked. There is limited parking at Nailsworth Primary School near the ground at a cost of £5 per car.

The away bar is open matchdays, serving a selection of vegan beers and ciders, vegan hot drinks, and a selection of vegan snacks. The Green Man pub at the ground allows entry to away supporters. There are no away pubs within an easy walk of the ground.

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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