2013–14 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
2013–14 season
Chairman John Radford
Manager Paul Cox
Football League Two 11
FA Cup 2nd round replay (lost to Oldham Athletic 4-1)
League Cup 1st Round (Lost 2-0 To Tranmere Rovers)
Football League Trophy 2nd Round (Lost 1-0 To Chesterfield)
Top goalscorer League: Sam Clucas (8)
All: Sam Clucas (13)
Highest home attendance 5,931 (Chesterfield in the League Two)
Lowest home attendance 2,549 (Accrington Stanley League Two)
Average home league attendance 3,385.2
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013–2014 Season of Mansfield Town F.C. will be its first back in the Football League, following promotion as champions from the Blue Square Bet Premier at the end of the 2012–13 season. The club will also take part in the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Football League Trophy. The club will play its home games at Field Mill, renamed the One Call Stadium for sponsorship reasons, the oldest ground in the Football League. It has not yet been announced what competitions the Stags' reserve and youth sides will play in.

Goal Scorers[edit]

Name League Goals FA Cup Goals FLT Goals LC Goals Total
Sam Clucas 8 5 0 0 13
Ben Hutchinson 2 0 0 0 2
Ollie Palmer 4 1 0 0 5
Matt Rhead 6 0 0 0 6
Lindon Meikle 1 0 0 0 1
Jamie McGuire 2 0 0 0 2
Calvin Andrew 1 0 0 0 1
Lee Stevenson 5 1 0 0 6
Colin Daniel 2 1 0 0 3
Anthony Howell 3 1 0 0 4
Chris Clements 1 0 0 0 1
Ross Dyer 2 1 0 0 3
John McCombe 2 0 0 0 2
James Jennings 4 0 0 0 4
Ryan Tafazolli 2 0 0 0 2
Adam Murray 1 0 0 0 1
Martin Riley 1 0 0 0 1
Jake Speight 1 0 0 0 1
Total 48 10 0 0 58

Transfers[edit]

Pre-Season[edit]

Tour of Malta[edit]

Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
6 July 2013 20:45 Naxxar Lions A 0–0[23] ~400 (~300) [24][25]

Green Energy Cup[edit]

† Trialist, ‡ Youth Team player

Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
23 July 2013 19:30 Rainworth Miners Welfare A 4-0 Hutchinson 5', 32', Dyer 25', Ball† 37' 232 [26]

Other Friendlies[edit]

† Trialist, ‡ Youth Team player

Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
10 July 2013 19:30 Worksop Town A 1–4[27] Robertson† 74' [28]
13 July 2013 15:00 Nottingham Forest H 0–1[29] 3993 (1482) [30]
16 July 2013 19:30 Chester A 1–0[31] Arnold† 75' 802 [28]
17 July 2013 19:30 Peterborough United H 4–2 Dempster 15', Daniel 30', Clucas 82', 89' [32]
20 July 2013 15:00 Sheffield United H 0–1 [33]
26 July 2013 19:30 Coventry City H 2–3 Todd 22', Clucas 48' 1,012 (121) [33]
27 July 2013 15:00 Boston United A 1-3 Hutchinson 76' [34]
30 July 2013 19:30 Gainsborough Trinity A 5-0 [35]

League Two[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
9 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 15 15 16 53 59 −6 60
10 Plymouth Argyle 46 16 12 18 51 58 −7 60
11 Mansfield Town 46 15 15 16 49 58 −9 60
12 Bury 46 13 20 13 59 51 +8 59
13 Portsmouth 46 14 17 15 56 66 −10 59

Updated to games played on 3 May 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
AFC Wimbledon deducted 3 points for fielding an ineligible player
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
Round 1 9 November 2013 15.00 St Albans A 8-1 Stevenson, Howell, Daniel, Clucas, Palmer, Clucas x3 3,251
Round 2 7 December 2013 15.00 Oldham Athletic A 1-1 Clucas 3,429
Round 2 Replay 17 December 2013 19.45 Oldham Athletic H 1-4 Dyer 2,836

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
First Round 6 August 2013 19:45 Tranmere Rovers A 0-2 3,067 [37][38][39]

Football League Trophy[edit]

Round Date Kick-off Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance Notes
First Round Bye [40]
Second Round 8 Oct 7.45 Chesterfield H 0-1 4,834

Reserves[edit]

Competition Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers
Central League East Division 14 August Doncaster Rovers A 2-1 Clements, Meikle
Central League East Division 21 August Hull City H 3-1 Dyer, Meikle, Stevenson
Central League East Division 11 September Rotherham United H 2-1 Speight, Andrew
Central League East Division 18 September Hartlepool United H 3-1 Rhead, Tafazolli, Speight
Central League East Division 2 October Scunthorpe United H 3-5 Murtagh, Briscoe, Stevenson
Central League East Division 16 October Hull City A 1-2 Rhead
Central League East Division 6 November Doncaster Rovers H 2-0 Stevenson, Howell
Central League East Division 18 December Scunthorpe United H 2-0 Andrew x2
Central League East Division 26 February Scunthorpe United A
Central League East Division 19 March Hartlepool United A

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Stags sign full back Black". Mansfield Town Official Website. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mansfield Town sign defender Paul Black". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
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  34. ^ "Leeds friendly tops pre-season bill". Boston United Official Site. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
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