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14th April 2004 14:34

Stags are in United sights

STEVE Evans says his Boston United side should aspire to the likes of Mansfield Town – but still expects his boys to go out and beat them.

The Pilgrims return to training tomorrow after a
two-day break to recover from the hectic Bank Holiday schedule.

But the United boss is still concentrating on pipping Swansea for 10th spot when they lock horns with the Stags at York Street this Saturday (ko 3pm).

He said: "The aspiration is to be as good as teams like Mansfield and Yeovil and be where they are this time next season.

"We prepared properly for Yeovil and got a result, the boys have a break to rest – and that's what they'll be doing – before we get ready for Mansfield.

"But we still have a job to do."

Mark Greaves and Danny Thomas are expected to be fit for the match but Stuart Douglas has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury.

Keith Curle's Stags have won just two of their last nine and arrive at Yorks Street on the back of of a 0-0 draw at home to Bristol Rovers and 1-0 defeat at Darlington.

Liam Lawrence is their leading scorer with 18 in all competitions.

Adding support with 11 is Junior Mendes.

However, United will be buzzing after their 3-2 win over Yeovil and will go into the game on a high.


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