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22nd July 2008 12:49

SFU Race Night raises more than £1,200

MANSFIELD Town fans were onto a £1,200 winner with a fundraising race night.
It was the first major fundraising event staged by the recently formed Stags Fans United (SFU).

The £1,200 raised will go towards its target of collecting upto £250,000 to invest in the Stags, in return for a seat on the board of directors and the chance to buy more shares.

So far the SFU has raised around £40,000 through fans membership - to join the SFU click here.

The event was held at the King's Arms, Mansfield, when £100 was also raised for the Baby Unit at King's Mill Hospital.

A spokesman for the SFU - a merger of four fans groups, the Stags Supporters Association (SSA), TEAM Mansfield (TM), Stags Fans For Change (SFFC) and Ollerton Stags Supporters Club (OSSC) - said: "The SFU would like to thank everyone who attended the event, sponsored a race or donated a raffle prize.

"We would especially like to thank the King's Arms landlord Jez for his hospitatlity on the night.

"Following last week's statement from the club's new owners, SFU would like to remind fans they can visit our website http://www.stagsfansunited.com for details on how purchase a share in the SupportersTrust."

The SFU's next major planned event is a Sportsman's Dinner on Wednesday 24th September, at the John Fretwell Sporting Complex, with football legend Duncan McKenzie. Please contact Richard on 07814 737946 or sfudinner@hotmail.com for more details. Tickets start at £35. Click here, for more details.


How to join SFU here. SFU is asking for a minimum donation of £100 in return for a vote in the supporters trust.


Earlier stories here, here, here.



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