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Adam Murray confirmed as new Mansfield boss

Mansfield Town have appointed caretaker manager Adam Murray as their new full time boss.

Mansfield Town have appointed caretaker manager Adam Murray as their new full time boss. Credit: Press Association

The 33-year-old's appointment makes him the youngest manager in the football league.

He captained the Stags to the Conference Premiership title in the 2012/13 season, combining on-field duties with a role as assistant manager.

He was appointed caretaker boss after Paul Cox's departure and now succeeds Cox as manager

Two FA Cup clashes called off

Two FA Cup First Round ties featuring teams from our region have been called off.

Waterlogged: Both Mansfield Town and Doncaster Rovers games have been called off Credit: Press Association

Mansfield Town's match at Concord Rovers and Doncaster Rovers game at Weston-Super-Mare were both postponed due to waterlogged pitches.

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Mansfield's Jones out for the long term

Mansfield Town defender Luke Jones is unlikely to play this season after suffering an Achilles injury in training.

The summer signing had been pencilled in for a comeback from tendonitis in the next couple of weeks, having recently started doing some light jogging.

But the club confirmed he now faces a spell on the sidelines of between ‘four to six months’.

Mansfield Town spread festive cheer

Christmas came early for sick children in hospital in Mansfield today when they were visited by Mansfield Town’s first team squad - who came armed with presents.

Young Stags fans were delighted to come face-to-face with their heroes.

Mansfield Town players will children at Kings Mill Hospital
Mansfield Town players will children at Kings Mill Hospital

Manager Paul Cox said: “At this time of year, it's nice to spread some Christmas cheer to those less fortunate than ourselves. The lads have dug deep and have put their own money into a collection to buy presents for poorly children."

Supporter Steven Bingham tweeted: ‘Just taken my daughter to children’s ward at KMH [King’s Mill Hospital] and bump into the #mtfcsquad! Great to see that side of the game! #stars’

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Mansfield return to Football league

Mansfield Town are back in the the Football League after FIVE seasons. There were the celebrations at the One Call Stadium after the Stags confirmed their place in next season's League Two.

They beat Wrexham 1-0. The breakthrough came in the first half. Louis Briscoe upended in the box. And Mansfield's top scorer Matt Green tucked away the penalty for his 27th goal of the season.

They beat Wrexham 1-0. The breakthrough came in the first half. Louis Briscoe upended in the box. And Mansfield's top scorer Matt Green tucked away the penalty for his 27th goal of the season

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