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Mansfield trolls Crewe fan with hilarious tweet after dramatic League Two comeback

Mansfield Town superbly trolls Crewe Alexandra fan with a hilarious tweet after the dramatic League Two comeback on Saturday.

Late goals from Will Swan and Oliver Hawkins saw the Stags produce a late win to snatch all three points at Gresty Road.

Trailing to a Courtney Baker-Richardson strike, Nottingham Forest loanee Swan got on the end of a pass from fellow substitute Jason Law and sent his effort into the bottom corner in the 87th minute to send the away end wild.

Hawkins then headed in the winner from Kieran Wallace’s cross deep into stoppage time with some fans running onto the pitch and stewards trying to calm the scenes down.

The victory means that they have climbed up to 6th in the League Two table with 19 points from 10 matches, while Crewe fall down to 11th with 15 points from 10 games.

Following the final whistle, @Jontyyx replied to Mansfield: “Handball in the build up to the goals. How much did you pay the ref?”

Mansfield hit back, posting a screenshoot of the result but changed the scoreline to 3-2 Crewe, and on the side of Crewe scorers, wrote: “‘Handball’ in the build up to goals 90+7′” and Jonty from Crewe says we paid the ref 90+8′”

Mansfield Town manager Nigel Clough lauded the ‘squad contribution’ that saw his side record a dramatic late 2-1 comeback away at Crewe.

Speaking to iFollow Stags after the match, Nigel said: “When you’re 1-0 down at 86 minutes you certainly do doubt it [that a victory can be found].

“The substitutes, as they have done already this season, proved very important for us.

“Jason Law’s played a great through ball, I think it was his first touch almost.

“Will Swan’s tucked it away.

“Then Kieran Wallace has put the cross in for Hawks’ header.

“It’s a squad contribution today.”

The gaffer’s side had the majority of possession but went behind with 20 minutes of normal time remaining.

“For it to come so late was incredible,” said the gaffer.

“I didn’t think we were going to get anything, having had so much of the game for the first 70-80 minutes.

“To go 1-0 down, it was a tough challenge to get back into the game.

“Once we got the first one, we didn’t sit back.

“We scored the second one into added time.”

Mansfield were made to wait for glory after some resolute defending from the hosts.

“Christy’s [Pym] hardly had a shot to save today, we’ve come away from home,” said the boss.

“We just have to be better in that final third.

“On days like today when you need somebody to carve something open, your Boatengs and your Hartigans are very important players.”

On 87 minutes, substitute duo Jason Law and Will Swan combined to level things up.

“Jason is just coming back from a long-term injury, a nasty injury.

“So having played 20 minutes at Grimsby, he’s had an impact today.

“Will Swan – illness and injury has kept him from being a regular starter.

“That’s what you need [impact off the bench].

“Lucas [Akins] has had an off day today.

“Off you come, the next one comes on and makes an impact.”

The gaffer was full of praise for Mansfield’s eventual match-winner, Oli Hawkins, after the game.

“It was a very, very good header,” said the former striker.

“When the ball’s coming out of the sky like that, it’s difficult to control it and get it on target.

“He’s been battling away in both penalty areas all afternoon.”

Today’s result extends Stags’ winning league run on the road to three games.

“We try and be as positive as we can, home and away.

“The three points’ incentive is there.

“Draws are good to keep unbeaten runs going but let’s go for it.”

The boss provided the latest on the injury front at Mornflake Stadium.

“In the next couple of weeks, he’s [Anthony Hartigan] going to build up his strength on it [his shoulder].

“We’re going to look at strapping it up, there’s no operation needed at this stage.

“We’ll get him back on the pitch as soon as we can, the same with Rhys Oates.

“He’ll [Oates] keep building up the strength on his shoulder now, the range of movement.

“We’re looking at three-four weeks for Anthony and another six weeks for Rhys.”

Crewe manager Alex Morris said: “It hurts the players because they are all great lads and they apply themselves properly.

“The supporters will never criticise their effort and desire to win a game of football, I’m sure of that.

“It was disappointing to be pegged back to 1-1 because I genuinely thought we’d see the game out. But that wasn’t a disaster, but 2-1 is a disaster after being in a winning position on 86 minutes.”

Morris, who said he does not yet know the extent of Callum Ainley’s injury which left his arm in a sling, added: “Mansfield are a better team than us.

“They are further along the line than us, have been in the Play-Offs area for the last few years, and I think they’ll go up automatically this year.

“There’s no point in me denying that they are a better team, and they wore us down in the latter stages.

“At this point, we’ve shown we are better than, or the equal of, any team below us. But when we have played the teams up above us, we have been competitive, but unable to get a win.

“That underlines why we are where we are, 11th in the table.”

This is what fans had to say as Mansfield trolls a Crewe fan with hilarious tweet after their dramatic League Two comeback…

@jordankeeton1: Admin 🐐

@alexjames_92: Not ready for this on a Monday

@danielsw1997: Pay rise for admin please 😂🟡🔵

@freulerszn: holy W

@Citeh7: Nah fair play your admin is class😂

@laurenmachin_: Absolutely brilliant 😂😂😂😂 someone give our Twitter admin a bloody payrise 👏🏻👏🏻


@BrendanClay666: This meme is becoming legendary

@originallasagna: Outstanding admin.

@Dano199696: 🤣🤣 owned

@salbre81: Mansfield did a funny

@biwbtu: pains me to see that the scab’s have done a good tweet here

@joeecfc1905: Comedy gold

@GoonerCharles: Ahahahahahahahaha pants down

@TomGoodridge5: Crewe complain at everything

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