Full-time: Barnsley 4 Mansfield Town 3

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Barnsley welcomed Mansfield Town this afternoon for Bobby Hassell’s testimonial.

Barnsley: Davies, Bree, Mawson, Nyatanga, Smith, Scowen, Hassell, Rothwell, Pearson, Ball, Wilkinson. Subs: Templeton, Dibble, Maris, Roberts.

Mansfield Town Web Tile

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The Reds went ahead after seven minutes with a penalty by testimonial boy Hassell but the Stags quickly levelled.

The visitors scored again but Mawson set up Barnsley’s second with a measured ball over the top with Ball lobbing the ‘keeper from outside the area.

Reds went 3-2 up when a great cross from Bree landed in the path of the advancing Rothwell who prodded home from 12 yards.

Barnsley changed their line-up completely with Preece, Heckingbottom, Foster, Reid, Austin, Kay, Hassell, Howard, Shuker, Devaney and Nardiello coming on.

Barnsley owner Patrick Cryne presents a shirt to Bobby Hassellbefore his testimonail against Mansfied. Photo:  Dean Atkins

Barnsley owner Patrick Cryne presents a shirt to Bobby Hassellbefore his testimonail against Mansfied. Photo: Dean Atkins

Then a delightful cross from Austin set up Nardiello to nod home the fourth at the far post with 82 played.

Mansfield pulled another back when Craig Westcarr turned Paul Heckingbottom to score.

Hassell fires Barnsley ahead from the spot. Photo:  Dean Atkins

Hassell fires Barnsley ahead from the spot. Photo: Dean Atkins