Two men have been charged with manslaughter following the death of Jordan Sinnott.
The Matlock Town midfielder died in hospital on Saturday after suffering a suspected fractured skull in an assault in the centre of Retford at about 2am.
Nottinghamshire Police said Cameron Matthews, 21, of Denman Close, and Kai Denovan, 22, of Collins Walk, both Retford, had also been charged with affray and common assault.
A third man, 21-year-old Sean Nicholson, of Beechways, Retford, has been charged with affray.
All three men are due to appear at Mansfield Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.