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18th June 2013 23:54

Malta schedule finalised
mansfieldtown.net 10th June 2013

Maltese First Division Champions Naxxar Lions will host a pre-season friendly match amid our trip to Malta next month.

Read more at http://www.mansfieldtown.net/news/article/malta-schedule-finalised-859732.aspx#TTRaIoz5m1oT6BTG.99

The trip, which is predominately being used to enhance players’ fitness levels, begins on Wednesday 03 July, lasting six days.

The match against The Lions will take place on Saturday 06 July with a local time kick off at 8.45pm at Melita FC Sports Complex. Entry is FREE.

The players’ schedule is as follows, with specific training times to be confirmed. Training sessions are expected to be held at Melita FC Sports Complex.

Tuesday 02 July - Players & staff fly out to Malta
Wednesday 03 July - AM training session followed by early evening training session
Thursday 04 July - AM training session followed by early evening training session
Friday 05 July - AM training session followed by early evening training session
Saturday 06 July - matchday - friendly game at Melita FC Sports Complex.versus Naxxar Lions (8.45pm kick off)
Sunday 07 July - Rest day
Monday 08 July - AM training session followed by early evening training session
Tuesday 09 July - Players & staff return to UK

Manager Paul Cox told http://www.mansfieldtown.net: “This will be a worthwhile trip for a number of reasons. For one, the lads will be together in the same environment for a number of days which will be good for team ethic and for the new lads to bond.

“It will mostly be about improving our fitness levels and playing our first game of pre-season.”

After hearing that scores of fans already booking flights, the manager added: “It is pleasing to hear that a number of our fans will be travelling to Malta. Myself and the players look forward to seeing many of them out there supporting us.”

Coverage of the trip will be broadcast exclusively via our online broadcasting station Stags Player as well as written reports on mansfieldtown.net


Blades friendly confirmed
mansfieldtown.net 10th June 2013

We are able to confirm a friendly match with Sheffield United on Saturday 20 July.

Read more at http://www.mansfieldtown.net/news/article/blades-friendly-confirmed-859398.aspx#yAIq8tSvxgMPQ3ms.99

The match against the South Yorkshire outfit, who have today appointed David Weir as their new manager, will take place at One Call Stadium with a 3.00pm start.

Tickets for the clash have been priced at £10 Adults and £5 Concessions (if purchased in advance), and £12 Adults and £6 Concessions (if purchased on matchday).

The Blades will be looking to earn promotion to the Championship this season, having lost in the League One Play-Offs for each of the past two seasons.

Our current pre-season itinerary is as follows:

02 July - Team fly to Malta
06 July - Naxxar Lions, Malta
09 July - Team return from Malta
10 July - Worksop Town (a)
11 July - Ollerton Town (a)
13 July - Nottingham Forest (h)
15 July - Buxton (a)
16 July - Chester (a)
20 July - Sheffield United (h)
23 July - Rainworth MW (a)
26 July - Coventry City (h)
27 July - Boston United (a)
30 July - Gainsborough Trinity (a)



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