Confident Stags ready to '˜giv e it a good go' at Portsmouth

Adam Murray insists Mansfield Town will head for the cauldron of Fratton Park ready to '˜give it a good go' against Portsmouth on Saturday.

Thursday, 10th November 2016, 3:42 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:51 pm
Mansfield Town v Plymouth Argyle
English League Football - FA Cup First Round
Field Mill, Mansfield, England
5th November 2016

Mansfield Town Manager Adam Murray

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Mansfield Town v Plymouth Argyle English League Football - FA Cup First Round Field Mill, Mansfield, England 5th November 2016 Mansfield Town Manager Adam Murray Picture by Dan Westwell [email protected] 07793 733140

The South Coast giants ended a run of three home defeats with a Checkatrade Trophy success against League One Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night.

But Mansfield are also full of confidence after two successive decent performances, winning 3-2 at Derby County U23s on Tuesday, and Stags boss Murray said: “It’s obviously a good game to go into, but we are going into it wanting to win.

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“We are feeling confident and we’ve got a lot of belief in what we are doing at the minute.

“There is a lot of energy and we are playing on the front foot. We we are going to go there and have a right go and see what happens.

“When the boys put in a shift like Tuesday night I have got every confidence in them.”