Stags and Owls to visit Worksop

Conference champions Mansfield Town and Championship club Sheffield Wednesday will visit Worksop Town for pre-season friendlies this summer.

Also making an appearance at Sandy Lane will be Evo-Stik Premier League champions North Ferriby United.

Tigers’ fourth and final home friendly of the summer will see them face off against landlords Worksop Parramore.

Worksop Town boss Mark Shaw confirmed that his side will also visit Loughborough Dynamos, Carlton Town, Lincoln United, Gainsborough Trinity and Eastwood Town.

He said: “The Mansfield game is a big one for us, it’s my first game in charge and Paul Cox and Mansfield’s first friendly since winning promotion to the Football League.”

“We’ll be taking on a lot of teams in and around our level as well, which is important for our preparation.”

“It’s a good schedule, with tough places to go, some good surfaces to play on.”

The club will also arrange a small number of friendlies to showcase trialists and squad players.

Details and dates for the pre-season schedule are to follow.