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Walking football success

Posted onPosted on 20th Aug
Walking football success

There was more success for Mansfield Senior Reds walking football team when they came second in the regional finals of a tournament at Stamford FC.

Mansfield were representing Nottinghamshire after winning the county finals earlier this year.

Leicestershire progressed to the national final. Other counties taking part were Northamptonshire, West Midlands and Lincolnshire.

Mansfield drew 0-0 with Netherton, the Northamptonshire champions, lost 2-0 to Leicester and beat West Midlands champions Hartshill Strollers 4-1.

Shaun Hird hit a hat-trick goals and Dave Dean also netted. The Lincolnshire side withdrew.

The Mansfield team, pictured, was Silvano Taylor, Peter Mitchell, Shaun Hird, Dave Deans, Gareth Pratt, Clyde Derbyshire, Dave Spellar, Mel Pullen and Steve Birkin.