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Match Preview: Newark FC (H)

Following Saturday's league postponement, AFC Mansfield return to the Forest Town Arena with hopes of advancing in the Notts Senior Cup.

Previous meeting

These two sides have faced each other just once before, when the two clashed heads in the FA Vase. Newark were in the midst of a promising season and defeated the Bulls 3-1.

Ticketing and admission

Name: Newark Flowserve FC

Founded: 1901

Nickname: The Oranges

Stadium: Greenwich Avenue, Nottingham, NG6 0LE (1600 Capacity)

Managers: Craig Roche and Paul Rawden

Form guide

Despite not having a game on Saturday, the Bulls will be looking for back-to-back wins after a fantastic away victory over a high-flying Garforth Town.

Mansfield had previously found themselves in a sticky spell after defeats to Winterton Rangers, Grimsby Borough and Goole, but Phil Buxton's side now look forward with a newfound confidence.

Newark have found themselves in a tricky spell as of late, falling to a heavy defeat to Boston Town and to Skegness Town.

However, the joint management team of Craig Roche and Paul Rawden did manage a victory over Melton Town and a solid point against Quorn FC.


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