AFC Mansfield 2-2 Staveley Miners Welfare: Match Report



Saturday 2nd April K.O 3PM

The Toolstation Northern Counties East Premier Division

AFC Mansfield 2

Staveley Miners Welfare 2


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Boss Phil Buxton named a injury hit side with regulars such as Ross Duggan, Lynton Karkach, and Tom Slone all missing.


Bulls started the first half well creating a number of chances and it wasn't long before the deadlock was broken on the seventh minute of the game.


Alfie Dodsworth's strike beats the fully stretched Staveley keeper with a well aimed shot from just outside the Trojans area.


AFC continued to play well after Rajter doubles the Bulls lead with close range effort on the seventeenth minute mark.


Staveley equalised on the thirty seventh minute with a well taken close range shot from Samuel Kay to bring it back level just before the break.


Bulls injury troubles worsen as Thomas Cropper limped off injured and had to be replaced by long serving Bulls midfielder Jon D'laryea at the break.


Staveley's Declan Howe beats keeper Revuelta to find a equalizer inside the last ten minutes of the game to bring it back level subsequently takes a point back to Staveley.

The Bulls next game is the final game of the season against Garforth Town on Saturday 9th of April.



AFC Mansfield:

Revuelta, Mckenna, Sketchley, Rajter, Cropper (Jon D'laryea 45), Dudley, Hobson (Greenham 65), Heather, Gibb, Pipes (Walker 70), Dodsworth


Subs unused:

Buxton


Staveley MW:


Parkin, Hart, Jones, Ogesby, Bell, Kay, Dillingham, Langton, Howe, Catt, Poole,


Referee: Peter Creagh


Assistants: Graham Taylor and Martin Mountain


Att: 72