David Flitcroft set to join Mansfield Town from Swindon Town

Mansfield Town are set to appoint Swindon Town boss David Flitcroft as their new manager, Sky sources understand.

Sky Sports News understands the 44-year-old has agreed to take over at Field Mill, after Steve Evans resigned on Tuesday before being appointed at Peterborough United.

Mansfield have confirmed they have appointed a new manager, who will be unveiled at a news conference at the club’s stadium on Thursday.

A club statement read: “Mansfield Town chairman John Radford and chief executive Carolyn Radford have acted swiftly and diligently in their search for a new manager.

“The club are pleased to announce that a new manager will be unveiled at a news conference at One Call Stadium at 10.45am tomorrow.”

Flitcroft joined Swindon last summer after spending three years as manager of Bury and a ten-month spell in charge of Barnsley.

Mansfield are fifth in League Two, just three points above Swindon in seventh.