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Mansfield Town manager given chairman's Aston Martin

John Radford Credit: PA

Mansfield Town's chairman has given his Aston Martin car to manager Paul Cox as a reward for beating Barrow 8-1.

Paul Cox Credit: PA

Last March, The Blue Square Premier team won 7-0 when they played Barrow. Chairman John Radford vowed to hand over the keys to his 2-year-old prestige car if the club could do better when the two teams next played each other.

The car is worth around £80,000 and has been fitted with a personalised number plate.

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Mansfield Town v Liverpool: Fewer than 1,000 tickets left

There are fewer than 1,000 tickets for the Liverpool match Credit: PA

There are fewer than a thousand Mansfield Town tickets left for the third round of the FA Cup against Liverpool.

Fans have been queueing early this morning to get their hands on tickets for the home game.

Due to the high demand only a maximum of two tickets per person can be bought, and can only be bought from the club's box office.

The match is on Sunday 6th January 2013.

Mansfield tied against Liverpool in FA Cup

Louis Briscoe, Mansfield Town
Louis Briscoe, Mansfield Town Credit: PA

Mansfield have booked a lucrative FA Cup third-round home clash with Liverpool after seeing off Blue Square Premier rivals Lincoln.

The Stags took the lead in the 14th minute when John Dempster's effort hit the woodwork and rebounded back into the net off unfortunate Lincoln keeper Paul Farman.

Adam Smith struck a superb equaliser for the visitors shortly before half-time, but Louis Briscoe's 77th-minute winner wrapped up a 2-1 win for the hosts and earned them a mouthwatering third-round clash.

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Mansfield Town chief exec arrested

Carolyn Still Credit: ITV Central

The Chief Executive of Mansfield Town Football Club has been cautioned for using threatening behaviour during a game last night.

Carolyn Still was arrested by police after the Blue Square Bet Premier play-off semi final between Mansfield and York City at the Bootham Crescent Stadium.

She was held for using threatening words and behaviour.

Carolyn Still became the youngest boss of an English football club when she was appointed last September.

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