Written by – Kirsty Swann
I think all stags fans will agree with me when I say that this has to be the most exciting pre-season that we have had down the mill in many years, with only a week after the final game of what was a good season for us we had season ticket news, players coming and going and just a general buzz around the place.
In recent years we haven’t had this kind of buzz in pre-season with it taking weeks after the season had ended before we found out any news.
I think a lot if this is down to the appointment of Steve Evans who is certainly a man who doesn’t like to sit around and let opportunities pass him by, he also brings with him great knowledge and professionalism we haven’t had before in a manager due to his connections.
The signings that have been made by Evans have been very good and have definitely got the stags fans excited for the coming season, which is also very evident with the amount of season tickets that we have sold which are in the region of 2,000+ which means we are going to have a cracking atmosphere at the ground next season.
Arguably the biggest news to come out the club this past week is that we have arranged a friendly with Sheffield Wednesday in July, even though this is just a pre- season game it’s a massive game for the club in more ways than one, with it bound to be a big financial boost for the club due to Wednesday’s massive away following, but it also brings a massive test for Evans new look squad ,who will face off against a club which have reached the play offs in the championship for the last two seasons.
There are also plenty of rumours flying around this week with regards to new signings coming into the club over the next few weeks, I don’t know about you but I can’t wait for the new season to roll around.
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