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Preview: Grimsby v Stags

13 April 2023

The Stags are in Sky Bet League Two action on Saturday (15 April) away at Grimsby Town (3pm kick-off). Here’s all you need to know…


Prior to kick-off, supporters are welcome in both away-friendly bars The Swashbuckle and Scotties (inside Blundell Park).

Flags are permitted into Blundell Park on matchdays but travelling fans are encouraged to read the informational package on our trip to Grimsby which includes further details and can be found here.


Midfielder George Maris will be assessed prior to our trip to Grimsby Town after being withdrawn in the first-half of Stags’ 1-1 draw with Rochdale on Easter Monday.

Forward Rhys Oates, captain Ollie Clarke and midfielder Louis Reed will also be assessed ahead of our clash at Blundell Park.

Defender Stephen McLaughlin will continue to be assessed as he recovers from an ankle injury. 

Will Swan is making progress and there is a possibility that the forward could return before the end of the season.

Defender John-Joe O’Toole (foot) will be sidelined for the remainder of the campaign.

Midfielder Anthony Hartigan is also likely to miss the rest of the season.PH-MATCHOFFICIALS.jpg

The referee for Saturday’s match is Neil Hair. Mr. Hair will be assisted by Michael George, Mark Cunliffe and fourth official, Jacob Miles.


The club have sold a full allocation of 1,237 tickets for the encounter.

Our hosts have informed us that no additional tickets will be made available for the match at Blundell Park.


Our official fans’ club – the Stags Supporters’ Association – are providing family friendly coach travel to Grimsby Town.

Spaces have now sold out.

Coaches will depart at 11am from One Call Stadium.


Unable to make it to the game this weekend?

iFollow Stags’ subscribers based abroad can watch the game in full for just £10.

Supporters inside the UK can listen to full match commentary. Click here to purchase your match pass(es).

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

You can follow all the action from the fixture live via our Twitter match updates 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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