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Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Return of Micky Taylor

Former manager and club favourite Micky Taylor has returned for a second spell as assistant to Rudy Funk.

Micky's record is second to none, in two years as Bulls manager he won a league title, League Cup, Floodlit Cup and Notts Intermediate Cup.  He also managed Runners up in the League, League Cup and Floodlit Cup.  This meant that his side never finished out of the top 2 in all league competitions.

Micky teams up with Rudy again after spells at Rainworth MW and Shirebrook Town with the Boss.

This is no secret to anybody at the club as Micky has been assisting Rudy on a temporary basis for several weeks now.


AFC Mansfield have today completed the signing of Ryan Williams from Scarborough Athletic.  Ryan comes in as a player/coach for The Bulls.

Speaking to Ryan today he said he was delighted to be joining up with Manager Rudy Funk again and a club that is going in the right direction. 

Having talked to Chairman Steve Hymas and Director Andy Saunder's who he knew from his Mansfield days, he knew it was the right decision.

First and foremost Ryan is still definitely a player but the coaching side of it is a natural progression for him as in his own words you can't play forever.

He is looking forward to the challenge, which starts at Shirebrook next week and he believes that promotion is still a possibility this season.

Ryan has played 20 times for Scarborough this season in The Evo-Stik Division One North.

Many people from the Mansfield area will remember Ryan from his Mansfield Town days.  Ryan played a total of 67 times for the Stags in 2 spells at the club.

Ryan has also had league experience at Tranmere Rovers, Chesterfield, Hull City and Bristol Rovers making over 200 league appearances in total.

He has also played at some high profile non-league sides and had 65 appearances for Scarborough before his move.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

AFC Mansfield Vs Winterton Rangers

The Bulls return to action on Saturday 20th December after a 10 day layoff with a home game against Winterton Rangers. 

Winterton currently languish 3rd from bottom of the league and are on a poor run of form.  But it has to be mentioned that they secured a draw at their ground against AFC Mansfield with a last minute goal.
Kick off is 3pm and admission is £4 with £3 concessions.  Bully's Tea Bar will be serving hot food and drink and The Arena Bar will cover all your alcohol related needs.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Another addition to The Bulls family

Everybody at AFC Mansfield would like to congratulate Aimee and Joe Naylor on the birth of their daughter Nancie Emilia Naylor.

Nancie Emilia was born at 5.46am this morning and weighs in at 7lb 14oz.

AFC Mansfield 3 - 1 Pontefract Collieries

Football Remembers
The Bulls swept to a confident win against Pontefract Collieries at Forest Town Arena tonight.
Shirt Sponsors Karvonettes at tonight's game

In a battle of the debutant No 10's  AFC's Craig Mitchell definitely came out on top grabbing a brace. While Pontefract's Aaron Moxam went home empty handed.

Tristan Whitman continued his impressive scoring record and Matt Marsden scored a consolation goal for Pontefract.

Full match report to follow .......

Tuesday, December 09, 2014


The Bulls entertain Pontefract Collieries on Wednesday night at The Forest Town Arena in a return to league action.

Pontefract currently sit in the top 6 of the league table and so it is going to be a tough game.

Bully's Tea Bar will be serving hot food and drinks and the Arena bar will cater for all your alchoholic needs.

Kick Off is 7.45pm come down and support The Bulls!!


Tonights scheduled league fixture has been postponed by Newark Town due to unavailability of players. 
 As soon as we have a re-arranged date we will let you know.

Monday, December 08, 2014


AFC Mansfield have been drawn away in the 4th round of The FA Vase.  Our opponents will be Chadderton FC from Oldham.

Chadderton play in The North West Counties League Division One and are mid table having played 14, won 6, drawn 2 and lost 6 to date.

The game will be played on Saturday January 17 2015 and further details of travel and directions will be on the website at a later date.

The draw in full
1 Walsall Wood v Shaw Lane Aquaforce or Shildon
2 North Shields v Consett
3 Thurnby Nirvana v Holbeach United
4 Chadderton v AFC Mansfield
5 Worksop Town v Glossop North End
6 Heanor Town v Dunston UTS
7 Tadcaster Albion v Brocton
8 Bodmin Town v Phoenix Sports
9 Stanway Rovers v Saffron Walden Town
10 Ascot United v Colliers Wood United
11 Bradford Town v Melksham Town
12 Littlehampton Town or Ashford United v Norwich United
13 Greenwich Borough v AFC St Austell
14 Flackwell Heath v Hullbridge Sports or Great Yarmouth Town
15 Erith & Belvedere v Yaxley
16 Highworth Town v Tunbridge Wells

All ties to be played on Saturday 17 January 2015

Saturday, December 06, 2014

FA Vase - Mickelover Royals v AFC Mansfield

The Bulls have no game this Saturday, instead they travel to The Raygar Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take on Mickleover Royals in the 3rd round of The FA Vase.  Kick off is 3pm.

Mickleover Royals are unbeaten this season so it will be a stern test for The Bulls, but a place in the last 32 of The FA Vase awaits for the winners.

For those travelling the ground address is:

The Raygar Stadium
Mickleover Sports Club
Station Road
Ground Tel: 01332 52116

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

AFC Mansfield V Bottesford Town Preview

AFC Mansfield entertain Bottesford Town at
 The Forest Town Arena on Wednesday night.

Bottesford are just 1 point behind The Bulls with a game in hand, so this should be a keenly contested game.

Bullys Tea Bar will be serving hot food and drink and the Arena Bar will be serving its usual array of Beers, Wines and Spirits in a friendly welcoming atmoshpere.

Kick off is 7.45pm and admission is £4 with £3 concessions.