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Preview: Northampton Town vs Stags

14 October 2021

The Stags are back on the road this weekend, with a bumper away following expected for the clash against Northampton Town. Here’s all you need to know ahead of the Sky Bet League Two fixture…

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Mansfield have a number of absentees for the game. Striker Oli Hawkins and midfielder George Maris were both substituted due to injury in the last outing against Oldham Athletic and are therefore doubts for this weekend.

Defenders Kellan Gordon, James Perch, George Cooper and Richard Nartey are also out with injuries, along with midfielder Ryan Stirk.

Midfielder Stephen Quinn and forward Tyrese Sinclair are suspended for the game.

Stags will be boosted by the return of centre-back Farrend Rawson, who served his one-game suspension in the home match against Oldham.

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The Stags have tightened up defensively of late but will be looking to get back on the winning trail this weekend.

Nigel Clough’s men have conceded just twice in their last three league games, drawing two and losing one.

Last time out for the Cobblers was a clash against Hartlepool, in which they conceded late on to lose 2-1 away from home.

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We last faced Northampton away from home in the 2019/20 season. The Stags won the match 2-1, in their last fixture before the season was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Striker Danny Rose and midfielder Willem Tomlinson were on the scoresheet for the amber and blue.

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The referee for Saturday’s game will be Robert Lewis, assisted by Oliver Bickle and Kevin Morris. The fourth official will be Marvyn Amphlett.

Mr. Lewis last took charge of a Mansfield game in our 1-0 win away at Cambridge United last season.

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The Stags received an initial allocation of 944 tickets, but have since been sent an additional 308 tickets. Prices are as follows:

Adult: £22
Senior (65+): £18
Under-21: £18
Under-18: £10
Under-7: FREE

The club have also received four pairs of wheelchair-disabled and carer tickets. Disabled supporters are required to show evidence of being on the medium or higher rate of disability living allowance to be entitled to a free carer ticket.

Tickets will not be available on the day of the game, with the fixture being an all-ticket affair.

The easiest way to purchase tickets for our match at Sixfields is via stagstickets.co.uk.

Alternatively, visit the ticket office on Quarry Lane, or call 01623 482 482 (option 1).

Tickets can no longer be posted out for this fixture. Online ticket sales will be available until midday on Thursday 14 October. Tickets will go off sale from the One Call Stadium ticket office at 3pm on Friday 15 October.

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Sixfields Stadium is approximately 75 miles from One Call Stadium and takes around 1 hour 26 minutes to reach by car. The postcode for Sixfields Stadium is: NN5 5QA.

Stags’ fans will be housed in the Imperial Cars South Stand.

The aforementioned stand will be shown on your ticket, but all supporters should enter the stadium via the turnstiles in front of the Imperial Cars Stand.

A bar is available once you have entered the stadium, in a fenced-off area. Saturday’s hosts have informed us that no alcohol will be available from the bar, but food and soft drinks will be on sale.

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Can't make it on Saturday? You can 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.

iFollow Stags subscribers can listen to full-match commentary of the clash - courtesy of Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes - by logging into iFollow Stags 15 minutes before kick-off.

For non-subscribers, audio match passes are available for just £2.50. Saturday's game will not be streamed live on iFollow Stags.

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