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You can watch the matches against Bristol City, Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth below. I couldn't resist adding one of the best goals scored at the Abbey Stadium during recent history
Richard Nurse - For me the top 5 Abbey games I went to were
1) Beating Ipswich 1-0 in the League Cup with David Crown scoring in the rain on a Tuesday night. Even the main stand was singing and bouncing
2) 4-0 v Sheffield Wednesday in 1991 in the FA Cup after 100 tonnes of snow were shovelled off the pitch. Dion and Shaggy destroyed them.
3) Beating Halifax 2-0 to reach the play off final in 2014 thanks to 2 from Delano Sam Yorke. Only time I’d been on the pitch (apart from another game - weirdly also v Halifax - years earlier when there was a bomb scare)
4) The aforementioned first game back in the league with Josh Coulson (who else?!) scoring in front of the NRE.
5) The 0-0 v Man Utd.
Mark Churchill - The infamous Mansfield game, 3-2 promotion decider, think it was 1973
Carl Ankers - Old ones for me - Oldham FA Cup 2-2 (1st Sunday) Newcastle 1-0 Atkinson last game
Sandy Morley - Stevenage playoff semi. It didn't count for a lot in the end, but that was the best single game I've seen at the Abbey. Also Grays a couple of seasons before. Simpson brace, one a penalty. Don't remember much of it--not even certain it was Grays!--but that was my first game and I fell in love.
Jane N Paul Grantham Bristol City 5-1. Sheffield Wednesday 4-0 fa cup. Millwall 1-0 fa cup. Man Utd 0-0. The best jointly the two play off wins at Wembley.
Adam Haniver - 26th April 1994. We got beat 5-4 by Huddersfield. Despite the result, it still remains the best game of football I’ve ever seen.
Scott McGeorge - Some great choices there just watched them all back, that Stevenage game makes my top five & still gives me goosebumps. My other four games would be the Bristol City 5-1 (FA Cup), Millwall 1-0(FA Cup,Thompson OG), Manchester United at Home(FA Cup 0-0) & the Wembley victory v Gateshead after nine years out of the the football league.
Gary Dew Has to be the Mansfield game
Wayne Cousins 1990-91 beating sheff weds in the 5th round of the FACup 4-0
Joel Kipling Some of the john beck era games were awesome , including the play off final
Vernon Wombwell Cambridge United 1 Ipswich Town 0 (league cup). David Crown scored the winner goal
Dudley Walton I just found this when looking for Sheff Weds match.
Andy Cooper Yep Mansfield Town, for me too, ziggy stardust on the tannoy, monkey boots, scarves on the wrist, donkey jacket
Penny Da Costa I went there with my brother once. Don’t remember who was playing just never forgotten that I was wearing a skirt and it was a very cold day. The occasion left me only with the memory of having very cold knees! Never felt the inclination to repeat the experience.
Steve Teversham Kettering at home winning 3-0 Tony Butcher hatrick to win the southern league 69/70 ( i think) 6000 + attendance
Paul Carwell One cold Wednesday night in 1967 or 1968, we played Hillingdon in a Southern League match, we won 5-0, Bud Houghton scored all five and I had found a new hero.
Sid Barker When they played West Ham, in 1979
Roy Proctor - I have the programme for the 1979\1980. It was played on Friday the 21st. December1979 7.30 in the evening.
Richard Gambie Chelsea
Eugenie Heon - My dad took us once. It'd have been about 1965/67 and I've no idea who was playing ... I just remember standing on the grass at the edge behind a low fence.
Roy Alan Ethridge My hero too was Bud But the Bristol game was great
Alan Warren In my mind for sheer atmosphere it has to be the game v Bristol City FA Cup 5th Round 2nd Replay, 27 February 1990. Just look it up on you tube. Still sends shivers down my spine.
Chaz Gray - And most disappointing V Crystal Palace at home .Quarter final .Totally gutted,different to the Quarter against Arsenal game as we expected to lose. If i remember the 1st replay 1-1 was a stonker as well.
Clyde Welch Neither of those games had a replay
Carol Wood - Spurs in cup
Jason Mebbrey Aston Villa
Roy Alan Ethridge Barnet was a great game in southern league too
Ian Barton - Think I went with the school to see the all blacks play there in the 50's
Rob Taylor Sheff Weds
John McGivern - Crystal Palace in the Cup and only just lost to a toe poke from Jeff Thomas.
Alan Mappledoram Chelsea back in the 70s friedly webb beneti osgood atkingson haris. Ian Hutchinson throwing into the goalmouth..and Peterborough in 74/75 end of season.?. ow yes hutchinson went to chelsea .i meet him when i worked at chelsea ground 1976 and all the team
Duncan Stanley Any game where Coconuts is played and sounds excellent through Wembley sound system as well.
Russell Unwin Mansfield wen the U's won 3-2 to win promotion to,the then,3rd division for the first time.
Neil Haggart Sheffield weds 5th round
Malcolm Holmes First floodlit game I think it was F A Cup may have been Dover about 1955/6
Derek Smiley for me got to be when we beat Mansfield was it 71/72 x
Craig Red Withers v Mansfield to achieve promotion for the first time. Ronnie Walton scored a brace that day, my hero, he just lived around the corner from me!
Mark Coulson I remember that game, 3-2 as I recall. Think you me and Shrubs were there. One of the biggest crowds in the U's history
Craig Red Withers Absolutely right! First time I experienced a triumph as such!
Ian Gurr I was at that game atmosphere was fantastic.
Mark CoulsonCertainly was Ian, lots of Mansfield fans wandering around the edge of the pitch. One of the greatest games I have seen.