Kyle Nix one of five released by Mansfield Town

Mansfield Town

Mansfield Town have released midfielder Kyle Nix and four other players.

Nix's fellow midfielder Tyrone Thompson has also left Field Mill, as have forward Niall O'Rafferty and defenders Paul Stonehouse and Mark Preece.

A club statement thanked all the players for their efforts while with the Blue Square Bet Premier side.

The Stags are currently without a manager as they announced on Wednesday that they would not be renewing Duncan Russell's contract as manager.