Also restored to the side after the midweek Capital One Cup defeat at Sheffield Wednesday were Mitchell Rose, Krystian Pearce and Reggie Lambe.
There was also a debut in goal for summer signing Brian Jensen after Scott Shearer was taken ill.
Also out from midweek went Craig Westcarr, Corbin Shires, Jack Thomas and Chris Beardsley.
NOTTS COUNTY: Carroll, Adams, Bennett, Thompson, Noble, De Silva, Jenner, Stead, Audel, Sprockel, Aborah. Subs: Hollis, Spencer, Snijders, Sharpe, Loach, Campbell, Burke.
MANSFIELD TOWN: Jensen, Benning, Rose, Pearce, Chapman, Clements, Green, N. Thomas, Tafazolli, Hunt, Lambe. Subs: Beardsley, Westcarr, Yussuf, J. Thomas, McGuire, Caton, Marsden.
REFEREE: Tim Robinson of West Sussex.