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Season 15/16 Stagsnet Match Report
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Carlton Town  
1 - 0
 Mansfield Town (U21 professionals and youth)
Richard Fletcher 82
Attendance: 300
Date: 7 July 2015


Martin Shaw at Stoke Lane

A Mansfield Town XI made up of five young professionals and youth team/youth trialists lost 1-0 at Evo-Stik Northern League Div 1 South side Carlton Town this evening. A disappointing game was settled on 82 minutes with a scrambled goal.

There are five professionals in the Stags team tonight for the game at Carlton Town (Shires, Conor Green, Fitzpatrick, Spencer, Fletcher). Shires, Spencer and Fletcher were of course on loan at Carlton last season. The rest are youth team or youth trialists. John Dempster is taking the team tonight. Murray, Moore and Cooper are here.

Stags: (4-4-2)
Frazer Hampson:
Teddy Bloor, Corbin Shires (captain), Conor Green, Reece Lucas;
Tyler Blake, Joe Fitzpatrick, Chris Spencer, Lewis Ferguson,
Dan Fletcher, Jordan Slack.

Anthony Howell is in the Carlton side having just signed for them.
Julian Kelly is also in the Carlton side. He played on trial for the Stags in a 1-0 pre-season friendly at Chester two years ago.

A quiet first half with little goalmouth action.

2 mins A Corbin Shires header is cleared off the line from a Fitzpatrick corner
10 mins Chris Spencer piledriver is straight at the keeper
32 mins Carlton no.10 shoots wide
35 mins Corbin Shires heads over the bar from a corner

HT 0-0

Carlton changed kit to a slightly lighter blue for the second half, changed numbers and made substitutions bearing no resemblance to the team sheet.

HT subs for Mansfield: Zayn Hakeem and Henry Brittijn on for Tyler Blake and Teddy Bloor.
Another sub Tom Marriott (who played in the 1st half at Rainworth as striker), on for Jordan Slack.
56 mins Chris Spencer’s free kick from 20 yards is blocked by the wall as far as Corbin Shires whose header was tipped away by the keeper.
65 mins Carlton no.14 fired over the bar from the left.
68 mins Anthony Howell headed wide from a cross from the right under pressure from Stags keeper Hampson.
70 mins Carlton no.8 shot just wide.
74 mins Frazer Hampson saved with his legs from Carlton no.14
82 mins 1-0 Carlton take the lead as Richard Fletcher scrambles home after Hampson seemed to have the ball in his grasp saving from Felix Hogg after a scramble in the area.
83 mins sub for Mansfield: Sam Wilson replaces Frazer Hampson, who seemed to get a hand injury in the build-up to the goal.
86 mins Joe Fitzpatrick fizzes a great shot just wide of the right post from the left.

FT Carlton 1-0 Mansfield XI

Disappointing game.

If you’re thinking of going to Tamworth or Worksop, I sought assurance from both Adam Murray and Micky Moore that they will be Stags first teams turning out, and they both confirmed to me.

Report by: Martin Shaw at Stoke Lane

Line Up:
Frazer Hampson:
Teddy Bloor, Corbin Shires (captain), Conor Green, Reece Lucas;
Tyler Blake, Joe Fitzpatrick, Chris Spencer, Lewis Ferguson,
Dan Fletcher, Jordan Slack.
Sub Line Up:
Zayn Hakeem (for Tyler Blake, 46 mins)
Henry Brittijn (for Teddy Bloor, 46 mins)
Tom Marriott (for Jordan Slack)
Sam Wilson (for Frazer Hampson, 83 mins)
Opposition Line Up:
Curtis McDonald, Rodrick Mputu, Danny Gordon, Kameron Campbell, Daniel White (captain), Julian Kelly, Ben Flynn, Anthony Howell, Alex Haughton, Tola Odedoyin, Niall Quinn.
Martin Fryer

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