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OPINION: Bishop could be a real blessing for Mansfield Town

Neal Bishop, right, who has signed for Mansfield Town, in action for Scunthorpe.
Neal Bishop, right, who has signed for Mansfield Town, in action for Scunthorpe.

Mansfield Town’s promotion downfall towards the end of last season was arguably largely down to their inability to hold on to slender advantages.

They led 1-0 against Coventry, Lincoln, Colchester and Port Vale at One Call Stadium in the closing weeks, but ended up drawing those matches.