Mansfield Town hold minutes applause in 67th minute of Exeter City game

A minute's applause was held in the 67th minute of Mansfield Town's game at home to Exeter City for former Mansfield Town defender Ian MacKenzie, who died recently.

Saturday, 15th September 2018, 7:54 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th September 2018, 7:57 pm
Mansfield Town v Exeter City. Standing ovation on the 67th minute.

Ian, who was 67, was signed by then Stags’ manager Peter Morris in the summer of 1975 and became a solid and reliable central defender who was a first team regular in his first season.

He was a member of the Stags’ 1977 Third Division Championship side.

From hereon in, the club will respectfully honour recently-passed former players with a minute’s applause during home games, at a relatable time during the fixture and with an appropriate image projected onto the scoreboard.

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As part of a new policy initiated, departed supporters can be honoured by way of a column in the club’s match programme if appropriate and requested to the club by a family member or loved one.

The club deeply appreciates the service and support of its former players and fans and deems it fitting to remember them in the above ways.