Landmark day on Thursday as Mansfield Town find out League Two fixtures and Carabao Cup and Papa Johns Trophy opponents

It is a landmark day on Thursday as Mansfield Town will find out their 2022/23 League Two fixtures as well as their Carabao Cup first round opponents and Papa John Trophy group opposition.

Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 4:45 pm

League Two fixtures will be released tomorrow morning – a full list will appear here on

The Stags have been allocated ball number 20 in the Carabao Cup draw, which will take place live on Sky Sports News from 2.30pm.

Mansfield will be in the Northern Section of the draw with first round fixtures of the competition due to take place during the week of Monday, 8th August.

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Stags waiting on league and cup fixtures on Thursday.

Full numbers are

1 Accrington Stanley

2 Barnsley

3 Barrow

4 Blackburn Rovers

5 Blackpool

6 Bolton Wanderers

7 Bradford City

8 Burton Albion

9 Carlisle United

10 Crewe Alexandra

11 Derby County

12 Doncaster Rovers

13 Fleetwood Town

14 Grimsby Town

15 Harrogate Town

16 Hartlepool United

17 Huddersfield Town

18 Hull City

19 Lincoln City

20 Mansfield Town

21 Middlesbrough

22 Morecambe

23 Port Vale

24 Preston North End

25 Rochdale

26 Rotherham United

27 Salford City

28 Sheffield United

29 Sheffield Wednesday

30 Shrewsbury Town

31 Stockport County

32 Stoke City

33 Sunderland

34 Tranmere Rovers

35 West Bromwich Albion

36 Wigan Athletic

Stags already know they will be in Northern Section Group for the Papa Johns Trophy alongside League One side Derby County and recently promoted League Two Grimsby Town and the final slot will be filled by a Premier League club’s U21 side.

The 16 invited U21 teams will be drawn into their respective Northern and Southern groups on Thursday during the draw live on Sky Sports News at 11.30am

The eight Premier League sides in the Northern Section of the draw and eligible to face Stags are: Manchester United U21s, Manchester City U21s, Liverpool U21s, Everton U21s, Newcastle U21s, Wolverhampton Wanderers U21s, Leeds United U21s and Leicester City U21s.

The Papa Johns Trophy group stages will take place on the following dates:

Group game one – Week commencing 29th August

Group game two – Week commencing 19th September

Group game three – Week commencing 17th October