Mansfield Town’s first team are at Horsfall Stadium this evening for the first pre-season friendly on English soil, against Conference North side Bradford Park Avenue.
The Stags side for the first half is as follows:
1st half team (3-5-2):
Aidan Stone (new young keeper, to be understudy to Logan, until Olejnik fit);
Matt Preston, Noah Stokes (scored for the Stags at Bournemouth in FA Youth cup last season), Ryan Sweeney;
Hayden White, Neal Bishop, Alistair Smith, Otis Khan, Jason Law (played in Checkatrade trophy last season);
Andy Cook (new signing from Walsall), Jimmy Knowles (from last season’s youth team, just signed pro deal).
Great to see Hayden White back for his first match since injury.
Kick off at 7.30.
"Four points clear as Lincoln are McCaffreyised", CHAD headline, April 1975