Dates have now been confirmed for Mansfield Town’s EFL Trophy Northern Group E fixtures against Doncaster Rovers, Port Vale and Derby County.
In its new format, the top two teams in each group will progress into the knockout stages of the competition. Stags’ trophy ties will begin with a home match against Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday, August 30 (7.45pm). Two away trips will then follow at Vale Park, Port Vale, on Tuesday, October 4 (7.45pm) and The iPro Stadium, Derby, on Tuesday, November 8 (7.45pm).
Admission prices will be confirmed in due course.