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Preview: Stags vs Carlisle United

15 March 2021

The Stags welcome Carlisle United to One Call Stadium on Tuesday evening for their latest Sky Bet League Two fixture (7pm kick-off). Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game…

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Midfielders George Lapslie and George Maris are doubts for the fixture, as revealed by boss Nigel Clough in Monday’s news conference.

Captain Ollie Clarke may be rested for the game, but goalkeeper Aidan Stone could make a return to the squad.

Right-back Joe Riley is a long-term absentee for the Stags.

Carlisle will likely be without forward Joshua Kayode for the match.

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The Stags were left frustrated on Saturday after being denied a point away at Crawley by a late James Tilley strike.

The weekend’s defeat did follow last Tuesday’s remarkable 3-1 home win over league leaders Cheltenham, however.

The Cumbrians made a return to winning ways on Saturday with their 3-1 home victory over Bradford City.

Their result against the Bantams leaves them 12th in the table, seven points ahead of the Stags, who are 16th.

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Tuesday’s visitors came out on top the last time the two sides met, with Carlisle securing a 1-0 win at Brunton Park.

Omari Patrick netted the game’s only goal in front of 2,000 fans in Cumbria.

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The referee for Tuesday’s match will be Michael Salisbury, assisted by Rob Smith and James Wilson. The fourth official will be Akil Howson.

Mr. Salisbury last took charge of a Mansfield fixture in our 3-1 defeat to Oldham Athletic in January 2020.

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Supporters wishing to watch this match live can do so on iFollow Stags. Please do not try to attend this match, as it will be played behind closed doors. Match passes are available at just £10, and can be purchased here.

A reminder that season ticket holders are able to watch this game free of charge, due to it being a home league game.

All season ticket holders' iFollow accounts have now been automatically granted access to the live video stream for home league games.

There is no need to input promo codes and supporters simply need to log into their iFollow account.

We have provided the EFL with season ticket holders' email addresses (data is being passed securely and purely for the purpose of providing access to iFollow).

It is therefore essential that season ticket holders use the same e-mail address registered on their iFollow account to the one which we have on our season ticket database (which is the e-mail from which you have previously received the promo codes for home league games).

If you already have an iFollow account registered using the same email as the club has for your season ticket account, you do not need to do anything else, simply log into your iFollow account on matchday.

If you have changed e-mail addresses to the one the club has for you on its database, or if you have any questions or queries about the above, please email ticketoffice@mansfieldtown.net.

In order for you to check whether you have been granted access to the Season Ticket Licence, it's a simple three-step process to do so:

  1. Log in to iFollow on your club website
  2. Click your name in the navigation bar to get to their 'My Account page'
  3. Click the + sign next to 'Purchased Packages'

If you have been granted access, you will see 'Season Ticket – Mansfield Town’

We also suggest that new users familiarise themselves with their iFollow Stags account ahead of Saturday’s game, so that no issues arise on matchday when going to watch the game live.

Looking to watch the game on your tablet or mobile? You will need to download the new EFL iFollow app. Read more here.

iFollow Stags match commentary will be provided courtesy of commentators Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes.

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

The match centre on mansfieldtown.net 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 mansfieldtown.net and iFollow Stags.

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