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Preview: Stags v Exeter

3 March 2022

The Stags are back at home tomorrow night for a Sky Bet League Two clash with promotion rivals Exeter City at One Call Stadium (7.45pm kick-off). Here’s all you need to know…

Please read these special notices, which include COVID-19 safety guidelines, before attending the match at One Call Stadium:

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  • The match is now an all-ticket affair for what is expected to be the largest crowd of the season so far. Ticket sales are close to selling out ahead of the match, which kicks-off at 7.45pm.

In order to maximise the capacity of One Call Stadium, the decision to transfer to all-ticket means that tickets cannot be purchased on the day of the fixture but allows an increased number of tickets to be made available for supporters.

Supporters will be able to collect their tickets on the day, however, purchases need to be completed today.

We have extended the opening hours of the ticket office and supporters will be able to attend and purchase tickets until 8pm this evening.

  • We invite supporters to join us in a minute’s applause after the 30th minute in tomorrow evening’s match – marking 30 years of Ukraine independence – as we show our solidarity with Ukraine.
  • Portland College are holding a bucket collection from 6pm on the evening of the game outside One Call Stadium. Please give generously to the Mansfield-based, specialist college for people with disabilities.
  • We are pleased to welcome guests from AKA – Health Wealth & Oneness CIC to One Call Stadium for this evening’s match. AKA - founded by our former youth team player Anton Brown - is a non-profit company which looks to make a positive impact in the community whilst making people happier, healthier and unified.
  • The Stags’ Supporters Association will be selling programmes at their table in Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen from 6.30pm
  • Proof of a negative test or double vaccination is not required for Tuesday's game
  • Please do not attend the match if you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19
  • Sanitiser will be available throughout the stadium
  • All our staff will be wearing masks for their own safety but also the safety of our supporters
  • We encourage mask wearing whilst not seated
  • Please respect others by keeping a safe distance especially within toilet areas, queuing and on the concourse
  • Kiosks will be open, along with Sandy's Bar & Kitchen and the fans' zone bar
  • Please arrive in plenty of time ahead of kick-off

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Stags’ boss Nigel Clough says top scorer Rhys Oates and midfielder George Maris are ‘doubts’ for the home contest against the Grecians.

Centre-backs Oli Hawkins and John-Joe O’Toole will be unavailable as the pair serve the second match of their suspensions.

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The Stags are unbeaten in the last 13 league games.

Mansfield sit inside the Sky Bet League Two play-off positions. Victory over fourth place Exeter would see the Stags go above tomorrow evening’s opponents and into the top three, ahead of the weekend’s games.

The Grecians have won four out of their last five league matches.

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The last time the two sides faced each other was 23 October 2021.

Exeter won the match 2-1 at St James Park. Oli Hawkins scored for the Stags.

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The referee for the match is Ollie Yates. Mr. Yates will be assisted by Conor Brown, Ian Smedley and fourth official, Andrew Hendley.

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Please ensure you have read our ‘special notices’ section which provides an update on the fixture being an ‘all-ticket’ affair.

The safety of our fans is always our highest priority. We therefore politely remind all supporters that One Call Stadium is an all-seater ground and standing is not permitted inside the stadium.

Listed below are the club's general match ticket admission prices for home league games in 2021/22.

This includes family tickets, which allow one adult and one child to watch the game from Blocks A and B of the Quarry Lane end.

The prices for purchasing tickets in advance of league games (before matchday) at One Call Stadium are as follows.

Category

Ian Greaves Lower

Ian Greaves Upper

Quarry Lane End

Adults

£23.00

£24.00

£23.00

Seniors (65+)

£20.00

£21.00

£20.00

Young Adults (18-21)

£17.00

£18.00

£17.00

Juniors (7-17)

£14.00

£15.00

£14.00

Under-7

FREE

FREE

FREE

Family Ticket

Not Available

Not Available

£25.00 (QLE home only)

 

Tickets for the match are available to purchase online via www.stagstickets.co.uk, at the ticket office on Quarry Lane, or by calling the ticket office on 01623 482 482.

Supporters who have purchased tickets via stagstickets.co.uk and selected the 'print at home' option can now use their mobile ticket received via email to access One Call Stadium. Just download your ticket via email after selecting 'print at home' and scan the barcode on your mobile ticket using the scanners at the turnstiles.

Tickets will be available to collect from the main ticket office from 10am on Friday, but please collect tickets beforehand if possible.

Disabled supporters should view our disabled supporters' section for relevant matchday ticket information.

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Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen will open from 12pm on matchday.

Our Fanzone bar will also be open from 6pm.

Supporters will also be able to purchase the latest edition of our matchday programme The Stag for just £2.50.

The Stags’ Supporters Association will be selling programmes at their table in Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen from 6.30pm

The Stag can be purchased from the merchandise stand near Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen, the ticket office, our matchday kiosks & bars, or any mobile programme vendor around One Call Stadium.

Can't make it to the game? This season's programmes are available to purchase online. To browse this season's programmes, click here.

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Parking is unfortunately unavailable at One Call Stadium.

All reserved car parking spaces are within the location of the Ian Greaves Stand car park. Please note that the car park shuts 30 minutes prior to kick-off due to safety regulations.

The following sites, owned by Mansfield District Council and with easy access to 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 www.mansfield.gov.uk/carparks.

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

Hospitality

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 Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen, backing onto the main car park and sign-posted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'

Media

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 Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen and signposted 'The Kevin Bird Suite'.

Supporters

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.

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

Away supporters are housed in the North Stand, which can be accessed via Portland Retail Park. Please note: there is no matchday parking at the retail park.

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Friday's game will be streamed live for both UK and overseas subscribers on iFollow Stags. To purchase your match pass for £10, click here.

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

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.

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.

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