STAGS DOWN THE YEARS: Syrett can’t rock Lions

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On the day when his death was announced, it seemed appropriate that today’s Stags Down The Years picture should feature striker Dave Syrett.

In this one he is pictured going close in the 0-0 home draw with Milwall in September 1977 – early in the club’s only ever season in the old League Two (now the Championship) when Stags were eventually relegated.

Click HERE to read our story on Syrett’s death, aged just 60, and see video of him netting a hat-trick against Spurs.

Syrett top-scored that season with 16 goals, but it wasn’t enough to save them from the drop.

What memories do you have of Syrett’s time with Stags?

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As the new football season approaches, we have just launched a brand new Chad Mansfield Town Facebook page.

Replacing the old one, the new page will offer you a new, improved service with a bigger and better stream of news, comment, video, and photographs old and new to keep you in touch with all things Stags.

We’d also love to see your old pictures and hear your thoughts on all things Mansfield Town. So get involved and have your say today.

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