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Preview: Port Vale vs Stags

7 May 2021

Match Previews

Preview: Port Vale vs Stags

7 May 2021

Next up for the Stags is a trip to face Port Vale for the final game of the season on Saturday 08 May (3pm). Here’s all you need to know ahead of the match…


Skipper Ollie Clarke may be in contention to feature in the game and will be assessed throughout the week.

Defender Farrend Rawson is unlikely to feature after the concussion he suffered in the recent match at Salford City.

Long-term absentee Joe Riley and forward Oli Sarkic will miss out.


The Stags have put together a strong conclusion to their season, winning three of their last four matches in Sky Bet League Two.

Last time out, they recorded a resounding 4-1 win over Oldham Athletic at One Call Stadium.

Port Vale sit five points above the Stags in the league standings, winning three, drawing one and losing one of their last five matches.


Mansfield recorded their biggest win of the season against Port Vale the last time the two sides met, a 4-0 victory at One Call Stadium.

Captain Ollie Clarke opened the scoring inside the first minute, before striker Jordan Bowery scored his first career hat-trick.


The referee for Saturday’s game will be Sam Allison, assisted by Grant Taylor and John Flynn.

The fourth official will be Kevin Morris.


Supporters wishing to watch this match live can do so on iFollow Stags. Match passes are available at just £10, and can be purchased here.

We 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 subscribers who do not wish to purchase a match pass for the game can still access live match commentary, 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 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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