Mansfield Town less famous relatives XI


Stags players who were related to more famous people:
(in alphabetical order)

Requested by Matt Genever of Mansfield 103.2FM

Russ Allen - son of Ronnie Allen (England international)

John Aston junior - son of John Aston senior (full back of Man Utd in 1948 FA Cup winning side and 1952 Championship side; both father and son played for Man Utd)

Adrian Burrows - son of Horace Burrows (Horace also played for Stags but was an England international after leaving Stags)

Neville Chamberlain - brother of Mark Chamberlain (England international)

Roddy Collins - elder brother of boxer Steve Collins

Wayne Fairclough - brother of Chris Fairclough

Dave Hollins - brother of John Hollins

Keith Kennedy - brother of Alan Kennedy (Liverpool full-back)

David Linighan - brother of Andy Linighan

Freddie Steele (famous player himself, but also uncle of David Steele, Northants and England cricketer)

Chris Withe - younger brother of Peter Withe

James Herriot (5 appearances for Stags in 1970). Tenuous this one ... but Alf Wight, author of vet books, adopted Herriot's pseudonym because he was a fan of the goalkeeper when he was at Birmingham City from 1965-69.

by Martin Shaw