Double midfield change for Stags against Newport

Mansfield Town made a double change in midfield for today’s home clash with Newport County.

Out went Jamie McGuire and Lee Stevenson with assistant manager Adam Murray back in for his first start since the home clash with Burton on New Year’s Day and Ben Hutchinson also back in for a start after a spell of injury.

The visitors included former Stags Tom Naylor and Adam Chapman.

STAGS: Marriott; Sutton, Dempster, Tafazolli; Westlake, Murray, Hutchinson, Howell, Daniel; Rhead, Clucas. Subs: Briscoe, Stevenson, Beevers, Meikle, McGuire, Cain, Palmer.

NEWPORT: Parish, Hughes, Chapman, Minshull, Zebrowski, Willmott, Burge, Jackson, Naylor, Anthony, Howe. Subs: Pipe, Crow, Jeffers, Flynn, Worley, Jolley, Holloway.

REFEREE: Andy Davies of Hampshire.