Paul Cox pleased with brave Mansfield Town FA Cup display

Paul Cox
Cox's side are three points off the play-off places

Manager Paul Cox was thrilled with Mansfield Town's attitude and display in drawing 1-1 with Fleetwood in their FA Cup fourth qualifying round tie.

The Stags earned a home draw thanks to Ross Dyer's second-half equaliser and they meet again in Tuesday's replay.

Cox told BBC Radio Nottingham: "I was really chuffed. We were brave."

The draw also means the Blue Square Bet Premier game with Cambridge, which had been set for Thursday, 3 November, will now be played on Saturday, 5 November.

Cox added: "We played some decent stuff, and on another day we might have got more out of the game.

"They are a side with Football League aspirations and are throwing a lot of money at it.

"But the lads applied themselves and our mindset was spot on."

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