Mansfield Town sign Sam Craven and Matt Rhead

Mansfield Town have signed defender Sam Craven and also recruited striker Matt Rhead on a free deal from Corby Town.

Craven, who spent seven years at Notts County as a youngster, joins until the end of the season after a successful trial at Field Mill.

The 23-year-old moved to America at the age of 18 and joins the Stags from USL Professional Division side FC New York.

Rhead, 27, has scored 13 goals in 24 games for Corby this term and has also signed a deal to the end of the season.