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Preview: Newport v Stags

17 February 2022

The Stags face Newport County at Rodney Parade this Saturday (19 February) for a Sky Bet League Two clash (3pm). Here’s all you need to know…


In line with Welsh government law, a Covid-19 vaccination pass is required to enter Rodney Parade.

Face masks are mandatory in Wales so will be required upon entry, but fans can remove their masks when in their seats, our hosts have informed us.

Supporters aged 18 and under to not require proof of a Covid-19 vaccination pass upon entry.

For supporters who have not had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccination, proof of a negative lateral flow test taken within 72 hours and uploaded onto NHS website will be required.

Paper and electronic copies of passes will be accepted.


Kellan Gordon will miss the fixture due to injury (knee).

Midfielder George Lapslie is expected the begin full training next week as he continues his rehabilitation from a thigh injury.

Manager Nigel Clough admitted that forward Rhys Oates is a ‘doubt’ for the contest in South Wales after he came off in the 0-0 draw away at Bristol Rovers with a groin problem.


The Stags have won 15 from their previous 19 games in all competitions.

Mansfield are currently sixth in the league table, four points off the top three.

The weekend’s hosts drew 3-3 in midweek against Oldham Athletic.

The Exiles sit one place and one point behind the Stags in seventh, having played two league games more.


The last time the two sides met was in August 2021. The Stags were 2-1 winners courtesy of goals from George Maris and Ollie Clarke at One Call Stadium.


The referee for the weekend’s match is Will Finnie. Mr. Finnie will be assisted by James Vallance, Ollie Williams and Mark Derrien.


Please see our special notices section for Covid-19 entry requirements before purchasing tickets.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adult: £22
Senior (60+): £18
Young adult (18-21): £16
Student**: £16
Under 16: £10
Under 12: £8
Under 6***: FREE

**Students must have a valid NUS card
***Supporters aged under six must be accompanied by a full paying adult or senior

Ambulant and wheelchair supporters pay the relevant age category. Ambulant disabled supporters must be on the middle or higher rate of disability allowance to obtain a free carer’s ticket.

Internet sales will go offline at midnight tonight (Thursday 17 February).

Pre purchased tickets will go off sale from the One Call Stadium ticket office at midday on Friday 18 February.

Tickets are available to purchase on the day of the game from Newport County’s ticket office.

You can purchase tickets buy:
-Buying online via
-Visiting the ticket office in person at One Call Stadium
-Calling our ticket office on 01623 482 482 (option 1).


Our official fans’ club – the Stags Supporters’ Association – are providing family-friendly coach travel to Rodney Parade.

Coach(es) will be departing One Call Stadium at 8.30am on the day of the match.

The pricing structure for coach travel is as follows:

Amber members: £15

Blue members: £20

Non members: £25

To book a seat please call 07967 689 597.


Unable to make it to the game this weekend?

Commentary of the contest will be provided by Martin Shaw and Dean Foulkes on iFollow Stags. Coverage starts approximately 10 minutes before kick-off.

Buy your audio match pass for just £2.50 here.

Overseas iFollow Stags subscribers can watch the game live for just £10. Purchase your watch live match pass by clicking here.

You can follow all the action from our match away at Newport live via our Twitter match updates from here.

The match centre on will also contain Opta-populated updates and can be accessed here.

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

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