Murray’s 200th Stags game in JPT tie

Adam Murray -Pic by: Richard Parkes
Adam Murray -Pic by: Richard Parkes

Mansfield Town skipper and assistant manager Adam Murray was selected to play his 200th game in all competitions for the club in tonight’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern Section first round derby game at Notts County.

Manager Paul Cox made four changes from the weekend with Liam Marsden, Chris Clements, Simon Heslop and Alex Fisher in for Lee Beevers, the departed Sam Clucas, Jamie McGuire and Ollie Palmer respectively,

But there was no place for new signing, striker Rakish Bingham, whose registration was not able to be completed in time.

NOTTS COUNTY: Spiess, Mullins, Hollis, R. Murray, Cassidy, Jones, Thompson, Noble, Edwards, Brown, Cranston. Subs: Andrews, Wroe, Keane, Whitehouse, Harrad.

MANSFIELD: Evtimov, Riley, Sutton, Tafazolli, Marsden, Taylor, A. Murray, Clements, Heslop, Fisher, Rhead. Subs: Palmer, Bell, McGuire, Beevers, Studer.

REFEREE: Mark Haywood of West Yorkshire.