Check out our game preview as City travel to Mansfield

Kick-off: Saturday, October 17 (3pm)

Venue: One Call Stadium

Possible line-ups


GK Marek Stech, CH Rollin Menayese, CH Farrend Rawson, CH Ryan Sweeney, RWB Corey O'Keeffe, DM James Perch, CM George Lapslie, CM George Maris, LWB Stephen McLaughlin, F Nicky Maynard, F Jamie Reid.

Substitutes: Cook, Bowery, Smith, Gordon, Benning, Charsley, Stone.

Team news: Charlton midfielder George Lapslie could make his debut after signing on a season-long loan.

Leading scorer: Rollin Menayese, two.

League position: 21st

Last four matches: Stevenage (h) D0-0, Lincoln (h) L1-3, Newport (a) L1-2, Exeter (h) L1-2.

One to watch: Striker Nicky Maynard had talks with City before re-signing for Mansfield in the summer.


GK Richard O'Donnell, RWB Bryce Hosannah, CH Anthony O'Connor, CH Ben Richards-Everton, CH Reece Staunton, LWB Connor Wood, DM Elliot Watt, RM Levi Sutton, LM Callum Cooke, F Kurtis Guthrie, F Lee Novak.

Substitutes: Donaldson, Mottley-Henry, Clarke, Pritchard, Samuels, French, Hornby.

Team news: Gareth Evans is out for two weeks, Paudie O'Connor is still banned and four players pulled out of training on Thursday with knocks.

Leading scorer: Lee Novak, four.

League position: 16th.

Last four matches: Harrogate (h) L0-1, Wolves under-21s (h) D1-1, Stevenage (h) W2-1, Forest Green (a) D2-2.

Referee: Newly-promoted Paul Howard from London will be in charge of his sixth game in the EFL.

Odds: Mansfield 11/10, City 5/2, draw 23/10.

Last time sides met: City were beaten 3-0 at Mansfield in January.