Pictured in action against Notts County in August 1978, Clipstone-born Mick Saxby played 79 times for Mansfield and, after a successful time at Luton Town, turned out 15 times for Boro in 1985/86, eventually having a spell back with Stags as commercial manager.

PICTURE GALLERY: They played for Mansfield Town and Middlesbrough

As we count down towards Saturday’s big FA Cup clash do you remember these players who have worn both the Red & White of Middlesbrough and Amber & Blue of Mansfield Town down the years?

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 2:22 pm

Here are a selection of players who have represented both clubs on the pitch plus a manager who has been in the hot seat at both too. Photos are courtesy of Chad Archives, Paul Taylor and Mansfield Town FC. To read Nigel Clough’s thoughts on Saturday’s third round tie click HERE and to see a potted history of past meetings between Stags and Boro click HERE

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