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13th November 2014 19:18

Sendles-White loan extended
mansfieldtown.net, 11th November 2014

Defender to stay at One Call Stadium until the New Year.

Read more at http://www.mansfieldtown.net/news/article/sendles-white-loan-extended-2074104.aspx#YOwDXYtEpPxtxFW8.99

On loan centre-back Jamie Sendles-White will stay with us until the New Year following successful negotiations with Queens Park Rangers, who have allowed the player to extend his loan.

The 20-year-old has been a permanent figure in our defence since joining us on loan in October - producing a string of mature and accomplished displays.

Sendles-White’s loan will expire at midnight on Saturday 03 January.


Injuries healing ahead of trip to Shropshire
mansfieldtown.net, 11th November 2014

Tafazolli and Oliver back in training today with Heslop expected to return later this week.

Read more at http://www.mansfieldtown.net/news/article/injuries-healing-ahead-of-trip-to-shropshire-2077170.aspx#IzADDLPwvC0Vs5CU.99

Defender Ryan Tafazolli and forward Vadaine Oliver are back in training today ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two match with Shrewsbury Town.

Tafazolli, 23, hasn’t featured for the past five weeks due to a hamstring problem, whilst Oliver, 23, on loan with us from Crewe Alexandra, has been troubled with injury over the past week.

“We’re getting there in terms of getting players back, but I’m not going to go singing from the roof tops yet,” said Cox. “We’ve been in this position before where we think we’re getting bodies back and all of a sudden we lose one or two

“Vadaine Oliver is back in training today. He got a nasty knock, which is a good one because he got a nasty knock on his ankle last week. Ryan Tafazolli is back today too. (Ollie) Palmer is back in now and is getting stronger in training. (Chris) Clements is back in and (Simon) Heslop is due at the end of this week.

“Part of me is quite excited about getting good players back and creating that competition for places. Then I can start managing the squad as a whole - what I mean by that is if we do need improving I can bring bodies in, but if some need to go, they can go out and get some football.”

Meanwhile, should we beat Concord Rangers in our re-arranged FA Cup tie at One Call Stadium next Tuesday, our boss says that clash at Cambridge United in the following round will be tricky.

We were potentially paired against the U’s, with whom we played out a goalless draw last month, in the second round of the competition with the tie scheduled to be played during the first weekend in December.

“First and foremost, we’ve got to win the tie against Concord Rangers,” continued Cox.

“It’s a decent draw. It could have been harder, it could have been easier, but that is the beauty of the FA Cup. Everyone sits there in anticipation of who comes out and it’s a fair result in terms of what we were expecting.

“Whoever wins our tie has got a really tough game down at Cambridge.”

Although our lengthy injury list has eased slightly over the past fortnight, we brought in Luke Waterfall from Scunthorpe United last week - the centre-back joining us on an emergency loan until the New Year.

Cox continued: “I think Luke has described himself as an old-fashioned kind of defender. He’s dominant in the air and a good all-round defender.

“’Sutts’ [Ritchie Sutton] will be back mid-December, ‘Demps’ [John Dempster] will be back mid to late December, so he gives us an extra-body at the back.”

In other news, our manager is hoping to extend Jamie Sendles-White’s loan from Queens Park Rangers.

Our manager added: “For a young centre-half coming in to League Two, it’s always going to be tough, but I think he’s showed great promise. What I’ll be looking for from him now [should we extend the loan] is a hard consistency.

“We know that he’s technically gifted as you’d expect any player to be from the Premier League. He now needs to do the hard, robust things as a defender should be able to do.”

Paul Cox’s full interview will be available on Stags Player later today. To subscribe, click here.


Stags keep hold of Sendles-White
chad.co.uk, 11 November 2014

Mansfield Town have today extended the loan spell of defender Jamie Sendles-White.


The 23-year-old, on loan from Queens Park Rangers, will now stay with the Stags until the New Year. Sendles-White has been a permanent figure in the Stags defence since joining on loan in October - producing a string of mature and accomplished displays. His loan will expire at midnight on Saturday, 3rd January.

Cox was delighted to be able to keep hold of Sendles-White for the tough schedule ahead going into the New Year.

“For a young centre half coming into League Two it is always tough,” he said. “But I think Jamie has shown great promise. What I am looking for now is hard consistency.

“We know he is technically gifted as you would expect a player from a Premier League club to be. He is now learning the hard, robust things as a defender you should be able to do.

“Come 1st January when he has to go back, we’d like to see him go with a few more added things to his game.

“Overall he has done well. But he needs pushing and I think there is more to come from the young lad.”

Cox has already brought in central defender Luke Waterfall on loan from Scunthorpe this week to help ease a crisis that saw all four of the club’s centre halves out injured.

Cox said: “This gives us a bit more time. We have Ritchie Sutton coming back in mid-December, John Dempster back mid to late December, Ryan Tafazolli back in training this week and now we are taking Jamie Sendles-White to 1st January.

“That means we have the bodies to cope with the scenarios of late when we’ve had to fill holes rather than putting an established team out there.

“We are getting through though I am not singing from the rooftops yet.

“We are getting bodies back. We should have Ollie Palmer, Chris Clements and Simon Heslop back by the end of the week and then we will have some serious competition for places and I can start managing the squad as I want. I also want to improve it and bring bodies in, so if some need to go out I will have to see who needs to go and get some football.”


Mansfield Town extend loan of QPR defender Jamie Sendles-White
Nottingham Post, by Sarah Clapson, November 11, 2014

MANSFIELD Town have extended the loan of Queens Park Rangers defender Jamie Sendles-White.

Read more: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Mansfield-Town-extend-loan-QPR-defender-Jamie/story-24513693-detail/story.html#ixzz3Im5UwMwp

The 23-year-old’s initial spell with the Stags ended at the weekend, but his new deal will now expire at midnight on Saturday, January 3.

Mansfield boss Paul Cox added another centre-back to his squad last week in Luke Waterfall, on loan from Scunthorpe United. But with Ritchie Sutton and John Dempster still sidelined through injury and not expected to return until next month, he was keen to extend Sendles-White’s stay.

The youngster has been a permanent feature in the Stags defence since arriving last month. Despite never having played at senior level before, he has slotted into the back line with ease and displayed composure beyond his years.

“We’re extending Jamie’s loan. The reasoning behind that is we’ve lost Sutton and Dempster and don’t get them back until mid to late December,” said Cox.

“I don’t want to be going into the Christmas period flipping a coin to see how many people we’ve got fit.

“I think the kid has done well and there’s more to come from him.

“We’re just getting to know each other but I think he’s been a good addition to the squad.”


Physio to leave Stags
mansfieldtown.net, 11th November 2014

Mansfield Town’s head physio Chris Bowman is to leave the club at the end of this month to take up a new role as academy physiotherapist at Bolton Wanderers.


The 23-year-old has held the position as head physio at One Call Stadium for seven months after a successful stint as the Stags’ academy physiotherapist.

Manager Paul Cox said: “It has been a pleasure to work with Chris and I have seen him evolve as both a person and a physio during his time here.

“He has come through an incredibly stressful period at the club with the number of injuries sustained in the past few months, but I feel this experience will be beneficial to him in his future career.

“He leaves with our best wishes,” he added.

Outgoing physio Chris Bowman said: “The decision to leave was not taken lightly, but being able to return to my family home, whilst furthering my professional development, were both key factors in the move.

“I will hold the club in the highest regard for giving me the opportunity to fulfill my dream as a practicing physiotherapist in professional football.

“I’d like to publically thank the gaffer (Paul Cox), the staff, players and everyone associated with the club for their support.

“From my involvement with the club during the Conference winning season (2013), to helping cement our status in the Football League, I will leave with many fond memories.”

Job vacancy:

Organisation: Mansfield Town Football Club
Salary: Depending On Experience
Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Type of contract: Full time

Head Physiotherapist
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mansfield Town FC for an experience Physiotherapist within elite sport. The role will be to lead the Medical Department as Head Physiotherapist, and will include regular evening/weekend work (including away travel/overnight stays).

The successful candidate will lead on the assessment and diagnosis of injuries for our first team playing staff; and will lead injury prevention and strength & conditioning sessions. It will be their responsibility to set out appropriate rehabilitation programmes on a daily basis, tailored to each individual player. The candidate will also have sole responsibility for referrals for further investigation, and liaison with our medical insurers to ensure adequate cover is given for these procedures.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
* Assessment & diagnosis of injuries sustained by playing staff
* Arrangement of further investigations
* Liaison with first team management to update on all injuries
* Plan and progress rehabilitation programmes for all players
* Pitch side first aid at all first team & reserve fixtures
* Keep up to date medical records on club's medical records system
* Lead injury prevention/strength & conditioning sessions

Candidates should have:
* BSc Hons degree in Physiotherapy
* Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
* Membership of the Health & Care Professions Council
* Experience within elite sport/football
* Pitch side first aid qualification (Min requirement of IFAS)
* Acupuncture accreditation

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills, and be highly reliable.

How to apply:
Email CV and covering letter to chrisbowman@mansfieldtown.net

Interview dates
To be confirmed.



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