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Club Records


Formed 1897

Turned Professional 1906

Became a Limited Company 1921

Former names Mansfield Wesleyans
Mansfield Wesley

Previous grounds 1897- ?? –  Westfield Lane
?? -1912  –  Newgate Lane
1902-1912  – Dunstable Road
1912-1921  –  ‘The Prairie’, Radcliffe Gate

Nickname “The STAGS”

Record Football League Win 9 – 2  v  Rotherham United    27.12.1932    Division 3 (North)
8 – 1  v  Queens Park Rangers    15.03.1965    Division 3
8 – 1  v  Barrow    09.02.2013    Conference Premier
7 – 0  v  Scunthorpe United    21.04.1975    Division 3
7 – 0  v  Barrow    17.03.2012    Conference Premier

Record Football League Defeat 1 – 8  v  Walsall (away)   19.02.1933     Division 3 North
0 – 7  v  Crewe Alexandra (away)   04.02.1933     Division 3  North
0 – 7  v  Walsall (away)   05.10.1935     Division 3  North

Record Cup Win 8 – 0  v  Scarborough      22.11.1952   FA Cup R1

Record Cup Defeat 0 – 5  v  Notts County  30.08.1988  R1 1L
2 – 7  v Luton Town    03.10.1989  LCR2 2L

Record Fee Paid >£150,000 to Peterborough United for Lee ANGOL (18 May 2017)

Record Fee Received £655,000 from Swindon for Colin CALDERWOOD  [including sell-on payment] (1993)

Record Appearances 513  –   Rod ARNOLD  (1970-1971, 1972-1984)

Record Football League Appearances 404  –   Rod ARNOLD  (1970-1971, 1972-1984)

Record goal-scorer in a season 55  –  Ted HARSTON  (1936/37)   Division 3 (South)

Record all-time goal-scorer  114 –  Harry JOHNSON (1931-1936)

Record Football League goal-scorer  104 –  Harry JOHNSON (1931-1936)

Most goals scored in a match 7 –  Ted HARSTON  v Hartlepool United   23.01.1937

Record Attendance (all-time) 24,467   v Nottingham Forest   10.01.1953   FA Cup R3

Record total of goals in a League season 108  –  Division   1962-1963

Record  League points total 2 Points for a win : –   68  Division 4  1974-1975
3 Points for a win : –   95  League Two  2012-2013

Most Capped player while at club  –

Youngest player Cyril POOLE  15 years and 351 days  v New Brighton (home) 27.02.1937

Oldest player Brian JENSEN  41 years and 80 days  v Leyton Orient (away) 27.08.1916

 

Stadium details

Address : Field Mill, Quarry Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG15 5DA
Telephone :  01623-482482
01582 416976  (Ticket Office)

Capacity :  9,186
Pitch size :  114  yards  x  70 yards
Official website : Mansfield Town FC

Directions

By Road
From the North :  Exit M1 at Junction 29.  Take A617 towards Mansfield for 4.2 miles.  Follow A6191 into town centre, then after 1.7 miles, turn right onto Rosemary Street and after a mile Quarry Lane is on the right, the ground is on the right.
From the South and West  :  Exit M1 at Junction 28.  Take A38 (which becomes Kings Mill Road East and Sutton Road) towards Mansfield for 4.2 miles.  Follow A6191 into town centre, then after 1.7 miles, turn right onto Sheepsbridge Lane and after a mile Quarry Lane is on the left, which leads to the ground.
From the East  :  Take A617 towards Rainworth. Turn right onto Nottingham Road (A60) for Mansfield Town Centre and after 1.6 miles, Quarry Lane is on the left, which leads to the ground.

By Rail

The nearest station is Mansfield and when leaving the station, go via the footbridge next to Platform 2.  Pass Burger King, go through the retail park and this takes you to the North Stand for away fans.  The walk takes about 5 minutes.

By Bus
The bus station is next to the railway station, so follow the above route.

Full results history of Spurs v Mansfield Town (Spurs score first)


Date Venue Competition Score Spurs Scorers Mansfield Scorers Attendance

25.03.1978 A Division 2 3 – 3 Jones, Hoddle (p) 81, Hoddle 89m 30s Syrett, Syrett 42,  Syrett 12,144

27.12.1977 H Division 2 1 – 1 Duncan 36,288

 


Complete record of Spurs v Mansfield Town results
 

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
 2 0 2 0 4 4

Home :

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 1 0 1 1

Away :

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
 1 0 1 0 3 3

Breakdown of Spurs v Mansfield Town results by competition

Division 2

  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
Home
1 0 2 0 1 1
Away  1 0 2 0 3 3
Total  2 0 2 0 4 4

Spurs v Mansfield Town Facts

Number of games since a defeat = 2
Number of games since a win = 2
Number of games since a draw = (25.03.1978)

Biggest home win =  N/A
Biggest away win = N/A
Biggest home defeat = N/A
Biggest away defeat = N/A
Highest aggregate of goals in a match = 6  –  3-3 on 25.03.1978

Biggest home crowd = 36,288 on 27.12.1977
Smallest home crowd = N/A
Biggest away crowd = 12,144 on 25.03.1978
Smallest away crowd = N/A

Longest sequence without scoring = 0 games
Longest sequence without conceding = 0 games
Longest sequence without a loss =  2 games (27.12.1977 to 25.03.1978)
Longest sequence without a win = 2 game (27.12.1977 to 25.03.1978)

Most goals in a game for Spurs = 2  –  Glenn Hoddle on 25.03.1978.


Tottenham’s goal-scorers against Mansfield Town


Number of goals

Scorer


2 Hoddle

1 Chris Jones, John Duncan.

 

Transfers from Tottenham to Mansfield Town


Name Date Fee

Jimmy ALLEN July 1897

 

Transfers from Mansfield Town to Tottenham


Name Date Fee

Joseph ALLEN August 1932

 

Spurs v Mansfield Town Match Reports


27.12.1977 Second Division      Home    Drew   1-1

Attendance : –   36,288


25.03.1978 Second Division      Away    Drew   3-3.Attendance : –   12,144

 

Spurs v Mansfield Town Notes


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They are linked with both


Roger Hoy A right back turned centre half who came through the ranks at Spurs, Hoy played 10 League matches and and made two European Cup Winners Cup appearances before signing for Palace in September 1968.  Roger moved on to Luton played 32 League games between June 1970 and August 1971, before joining Cardiff City.

Lee Angol -.

Colin Calderwood -.

Walter Tattersall -.

 

Milestones


27.12.1977 First meeting between the two clubs.

 

Honours


Division Three Champions 1976-1977

Division Four Champions 1974-1975 

Conference (National League) Champions (Fifth Tier) 2012-2013

Football League Trophy Winners 1987

FA Trophy Runners-up 2010-2011

 

Managers


Jack HICKLING 1 August 1928 – 31 May 1933

Teddy DAVISON 1 August 1926 – 1 January 1928

Jack HICKLING 1 January 1928 – 1 December 1933

Henry MARTIN 1 December 1933 – 31 March 1935

Charlie BELL 1 April 1935 – 31 December 1935

Harold WIGHTMAN 1 January 1936 – 1 May 1936

Harry PARKES 1 May 1936 – 1 January 1938

Jack POOLE 1 May 1938 – 1 August 1944

Lloyd BARKE 1 August 1944 – 1 May 1945

Roy GOODALL 1 May 1945 – 1 June 1949

Freddie STEELE 1 August 1949 – 31 December 1951

George JOBEY 1 January 1952 – 1 May 1953

Stan MERCER 1 August 1953 – 31 January 1955

Charlie MITTEN 1 February 1956 – 1 June 1958

Sam WEAVER 1 June 1958 – 1 January 1960

Raich CARTER 1 January 1960 – 1 January 1963

Tommy CUMMINGS 1 July 1963 – 1 July 1967

Tommy EGGLESTON 1 July 1967 – 16 July 1970

Jock BASFORD 1 July 1970 – 1 November 1972

Danny WILLIAMS 1 November 1971 – 6 March 1974

Dave SMITH 1 April 1974 – 14 April 1976

Peter MORRIS 26 June 1976 – 22 February 1978

Billy BINGHAM 23 February 1978 – 9 July 1979

Mick JONES 1 August 1979 – 1 May 1981

Stuart BOAM 1 July 1981 – 26 January 1983

Ian GREAVES 30 January 1983 – 6 February 1989

George FOSTER 6 February 1989 – 31 July 1993

Andy KING 1 August 1993 – 31 July 1996

Steve PARKIN 1 October 1996 – 2 June 1999

Bill DEARDEN 18 June 1999 – 6 January 2002

Stuart WATKISS 9 January 2002 – 2 December 2002

Keith CURLE 3 December 2002 – 11 November 2004

Carlton PALMER 11 November 2004 – 18 September 2005

Peter SHIRTLIFF 19 September 2005 – 19 December 2006

Paul HOLLAND 19 December 2006 – 28 December 2006

Bill DEARDEN 28 December 2006 – 8 March 2008

Paul HOLLAND 8 March 2008 – 4 July 2008

Billy McEWAN 4 July 2008 – 10 December 2008

David HOLDSWORTH 29 December 2008 – 18 November 2010

Duncan RUSSELL 19 November 2010 – 12 May 2011

Paul COX 19 May 2011 – 21 November 2014

Adam MURRAY 21 November 2014 – 14 November 2016

Steve EVANS 16 November 2016 – 27 February 2018

David FLITCROFT 1 March 2018 – 14 May 2019

John DEMPSTER 14 May 2019 – 14 December 2019

Graham COUGHLAN 17 December 2019 – 27 October 2020

Nigel CLOUGH 6 November 2020 – 

 

League Record

The Football League structure has historically been as follows …

1888-1892 1892-1920 1920-1921 1921-1958 1958-1992 1992-2004  2004 to date
First tier Football League Division One Division One Division One Division One Premiership Premier League
Second tier Division Two Division Two Division Two Division Two Division One Championship
Third tier Division Three Division Three

(North) and (South)

Division Three Division Two League One
Fourth tier Division Four Division Three League Two

 


Elected to Division Three South 1931

Division Three South 1931-1932

Division Three North 1932-1937

Division Three South 1937-1947

Division Three North 1947-1958

Division Three 1958-1960

Division Four 1960-1963

Division Three 1963-1972

Division Four 1972-1975

Division Three 1975-1977

Division Two 1977-1978

Division Three 1978-1980

Division Four 1980-1986

Division Three 1986-1991

Division Four 1991-1992

Division Two 1992-1993

Division Three 1993-2002

Division Two 2002-2003

Division Three 2003-2004

League Two 2004-2008

Conference Premier (Fifth Tier) 2008-2013

League Two 2013-