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5th March 2003 13:02

from mansfieldtown.net
Plea from the Chairman

Dear Stags Supporter

I am writing to you to ask for your help to the Stags from facing a deduction of points for breaches of ground regulations, because as you know, we can ill afford to lose points as our fight against relegation will be undermined.

At a recent match an incidence of pitch incursion by Stags supporters was reported to the football Association by the match referee.

Further, at recent matches, inspectors form the Football Lisencing Authority and the County Council Safety Advisory Group have visited Field Mill for match day inspections.

Their reports have highlighted the persistent standing of a group of Stags supporters in "B" Block of the Lower West Stand, and others around the ground.

The Club has been advised that these matters must be addressed, and that failure to address these issues may result in parts of the ground being closed, reduction in capacity of the ground and even deduction of points.

Such a deduction of points may spell relegation for the Stags despite the hard work of Keith Curle and the players.

I am asking you as true supporters of the Stags to stop this persistent standing, and co-operate with requests and instructions from Police and Stewards at the ground, and to encourage your friends and fellow supporters to sit and support the Stags

Keith Haslam


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