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Mansfield Town to face Wolves U21 in Checkatrade Trophy

Mansfield Town FC
Mansfield Town FC

Mansfield Town will face Wolves’ U21s in Northern Group H of the Checkatrade Trophy.

The Stags will also play Scunthorpe United and Lincoln City as part of the Round One phase.

First group stage matches are currently scheduled to take place on week commencing 3rd September, while dates for group stage fixtures will be released by 30 July.

The format for this year’s competition is much the same as 2017/18, with only a couple of small changes to the Regulations.

Players from EFL Clubs who are out on loan in the National League and below are now eligible to feature in the competition, while invited teams have been restricted to fielding two players over the age of 21 and more than 40 first-team appearances.