Marriott returns as Stags make two changes for Ebbsfleet visit

ALAN Marriott made his long-awaited return in goal for Mansfield Town for today’s home clash with Ebbsfleet United.

Marriott had been sidelined with a dislocated shoulder since late September but was declared fit to replace Shane Redmond.

Anthony Howell also came into central midfield to replace skipper Adam Murray, who has been ill all week.

STAGS: Marriott; Thompson, Dempster, Geohaghon, Beevers; Briscoe, Clements, Howell, Meikle; Hutchinson, Green. Subs: Sutton, Speight, Wright, Rhead, Stevenson.

EBBSFLEET: Edwards, Stone, Blake, Walsh, Enver-Marum, Phipp, Howe, Barrett, Bellamy, Carew, Godden. Subs: Ashikodi, Menz, Greenhalgh, Azeez, Folkes. 
REFEREE: Brett Huxtable of Devon.