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22nd July 2005 0:20

Retford 1 Mansfield Town XI 3
(half time 0-0)
Heron, Bunning and Arnold were on target for Stags at Retford.

Stags side (first half):
Thackray, Kontou, Jones, Des Walker, Beastall, McIntosh, Arnold, Sleath, Lonsdale, Heron, Burns. Subs: Bunning, Hunt.

Des Walker played for around 30 minutes before going off injured.

Retford United V Mansfield Town
Pre-Season Friendly
Score 1-3.
Attendance 357.
Match Sponsor: The Elms Hotel.

Retford United (1st Half)
Kingston, Wright, Holmes, Tyler, Bonser, Shackleton, M Shaw, Milner, Ashton,
Harvey, Reah.

Retford United (2nd Half)
Allen, Poulton, Dove, Hennessey, A Shaw, Burton, Hankey, Thompson,
Tomlinson, Camm, Smith.

Mansfield Town
Thackray, Kontou, Jones, Walker (Des), Beastall, McIntosh, Arnold, Sleath,
Lonsdale, Herron, Burns.
Subs: Bunning, Hunt.

A late consolation goal from Simon Hennessey was not enough to stop the
Badgers slipping to a 3-1 defeat against Mansfield Town at Cannon Park. A
surprise before kick off when ex England International Des Walker was named
on the Stags teamsheet, but 30 minutes was all he could make as an injury
forced him to be substituted. The Badgers held out to a 0-0 half time
scoreline with great efforts from Ashton and Harvey failing to put United
ahead. Wholesale changes from Manager Mark Shaw at half time saw a different
XI take to the field and Mansfield took control of the game scoring 3 before
the keeper hit a clearance at Simon Hennessey which was duly slotted home.
Another good workout for Retford United as the Badgers carry on their pre
season action.

A selection of action images can be found at:


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