STAGS RETRO: When Mansfield blew their promotion hopes at Cambridge

Mansfield Town
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Mansfield Town head to Cambridge United on Saturday aiming to keep their promotion hopes very much alive.

However, step back to April 1973 and very much the opposite scenario occurred, as defeat at the Abbey Stadium saw the culmination of a considerable collapse that saw Stags' promotion hopes dashed over the course of several weeks. Read on for the full story.