Raynes Signs Until End of Season

The 27 year old, has joined from Oxford United on the short term deal, and will go straight into the squad for the difficult trip to promotion candidates Burton Albion today.

He has over 250 league appearances to his name, and has been with Oxford since the middle of 2012, he also appeared for Scunthorpe Utd, and Rotherham Utd.

Stags boss Adam Murray told the official Mansfield Town website "We managed to fight off interest from three other clubs in the higher regions of the league and it's credit to Michael that he has chosen to join us, because he sees the vision of what we're trying to do here."