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Match preview: Stags vs Newport County (play-off semi-final second leg)

10 May 2019

Stags welcome Newport County to One Call Stadium on Sunday 12 May, for their play-off semi-final second leg (6pm kick-off, 1-1 in first leg).


The Stags will be without long term absentees Hayden White and Bobby Olejnik for the match.

Defender Matt Preston is also likely to miss the game, following the concussion he suffered at Stadium MK last Saturday.

Forwards Craig Davies and Jordan Graham will also be absent.

The Exiles have a clean bill of health for Sunday's game.

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The first leg of our play-off semi-final at Rodney Parade ended with a 1-1 scoreline. CJ Hamilton put the Stags ahead on 12 minutes, before Padraig Amond equalised late on from the rebound of a controversial penalty.


The referee for Sunday's match will be Michael Salisbury, assisted by Matthew Lee and Anthony Da Costa. The fourth official will be Peter Wright.


Supporters with a season ticket are required to purchase a ticket for the match to gain entry to One Call Stadium on Sunday. 

All other tickets are on general sale.

Prices are as follows:

Ian Greaves Stand (lower)

Adult £22 £24
Senior (65+) £18 £20
Young adult (18-21) £16 £18
Junior (7-17) £12 £14
6 and under FREE FREE

Ian Greaves Stand (upper)

Adult £23 £25
Senior (65+) £19 £21
Young adult (18-21) £16 £18
Junior (7-17) £14 £16
6 and under FREE FREE

Quarry Lane End

Adult £22 £24
Senior (65+) £18 £20
Young adult (18-21) £16 £18
Junior (7-17) £12 £14
6 and under FREE FREE

As our play-off match against Newport falls outside of the remit of our 23 home league matches this season, Quarry Lane Membership cards will not be eligible for Sunday's fixture.

Supporters can purchase tickets by calling us on 01623 482 482 (option 1), by visiting us in person at our One Call Stadium ticket office, or by logging on to

Tickets are available to purchase online in the following blocks: C, D and E of the Quarry Lane End, A, B, C, D, E, F and G of the Ian Greaves Lower tier, and K, L, N, P and Q of the Ian Greaves Upper tier.


The gate between the North Stand and Ian Greaves Stand will be closed from 4.30pm on Sunday and will remain locked until the Newport coaches have loaded and departed safely.

The Sandy Pate Sports Bar will open at midday, serving delicious Sunday dinners until 3pm. Following this, pies, chips, burgers and hot dogs will be available to purchase from the bar.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available from the bar, which is located at the rear of the Ian Greaves Stand.

The bar will begin to serve food from its main menu following the full-time whistle. 

Supporters will also be able to purchase the play-off edition of our award-winning matchday programme, The Stag, which will be available to buy around the ground for just £2 before the match.

Fans can buy The Stag from the merchandise stand near the Sandy Pate Sports Bar, or any of our mobile programme vendors around the ground.


The following sites, owned by Mansfield District Council and with easy access to the One Call Stadium are Grove Street, Victoria Street, Garden Road and Church Lane.

Charges are as follows:

Grove St 50p/hr.
Victoria St 50p/hr.
Garden Rd 50p/hr.
Church Lane 80p/hr.

All of the above pay and display surface level car parks offer cashless parking via RingGo as an additional way to pay.

Every car park has a unique code so people can either pay over the phone, by text, online or by using a free smartphone app.

Details of how to do this are displayed in each car park. Information about all Mansfield District Council car parks can be found at

Where do I go when I get to One Call Stadium?


If you are a hospitality guest, please enter the stadium via the brown double doors to the rear of the Ian Greaves Stand, which is the entrance to our hospitality suites. 

The doors are located to the left of the white merchandise stall outside the Sandy Pate Sports Bar, backing onto the main car park and sign-posted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'


Members of the media are asked to also head to the entrance to our hospitality suites, where our media steward will provide you with the necessary accreditation. 

The required entrance is located to the left of the merchandise stall outside the Sandy Pate Sports Bar and signposted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'.


If you need to collect tickets, please head to the main ticket office on Quarry Lane. For ticket purchases, please visit the matchday ticket office, adjacent to the Quarry Lane Stand, around the corner from the main ticket office.

Entry to the Quarry Lane End is via the turnstiles situated parallel to the road running alongside One Call Stadium. 

The Ian Greaves Stand is the main stand at One Call Stadium, which backs onto the main car park. 

Away fans are housed in the North Stand, which is located next to Portland Retail Park. Please note: there is no matchday parking in the retail park.


Can't make it to the game? You can follow the action live via our Twitter updates or via the match centre on, which can be found here.

The match will also be available to watch live on Sky Sports for Sky Sports subscribers.

iFollow Stags subscribers can listen to full-match commentary of the clash, courtesy of commentators Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes.

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

Supporters who are blind or visually impaired can take advantage of our fantastic free audio descriptive commentary service.

Provided by Alan March Sport, supporters can listen to commentary from trained audio description broadcasters.

To take advantage of this free service, please visit the entrance to the Kevin Bird Suite at One Call Stadium after 4.00pm on Sunday.

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