Ross Dyer was a happy man to be back on a football pitch 12 months after his dreadful knee injury – but admits his second half miss was costly in yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at Scunthorpe in Mansfield Town’s first game back in League football.
“It meant everything to me,” said the striker, who missed the whole of last season after a knee injury on the opening day. “It was a big day for the football club and a big day for me.
“This year has been really tough. So it was a dream come true for me today and an added bonus that it was in the Football League.