SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: The Final Standings

So Macc have limped across the line and secured another season of league football. There were several tense minutes at the Moss, but our equaliser and support from Swindon led to relief at the final whistle. The Cambridge game was also a good one for the predictors, with 9 players scoring 3 points, and 8…

Ten Points about Saturday & Sunday of the Bank Holiday weekend!!

Yours truly was in a real quandary before Saturday’s game because one of the most important games in our history coincided with an invitation to the wedding of the  lovely daughter of wonderful close friends of the better half and I. The wedding was scheduled for 2p.m. in Congleton and it took an inordinate amount…

A View From The West: 2018/2019 season review

On our return to the Football League we embarked on a new era under Mark Yates. After truly being a million miles away from anything like an acceptable performance, the circus drew its final curtain with Keith Lowe gracing the centre of midfield. A decision to which baffled Stephen Hawking’s himself. We turned to a…

Man of the Match: Cambridge United (Home)

Macclesfield Town sealed League 2 survival on Saturday following a 1-1 draw at home to Cambridge United. Former Silkmen midfielder Paul Lewis had put the visitors ahead just before the half-time break, however Elliott Durrell equalised for the Moss Rose club after 66 minutes to send the home fans wild. It was a historic day…

Limited edition Danny Whitaker testimonial shirt!

Following huge interest, we the Danny Whitaker Testimonial Committee are delighted to announce that you can get hold of  a Danny Whitaker Testimonial limited edition replica shirt. The cost is just £45, and the deadline for orders is midnight on Sunday 12th May 2019 , and will then ready for collection approximately one week after the…

Ten things about Danny Whitaker’s Testimonial Game!

Well having given up on even remotely trying to compete with Jenny Kelly’s sublime report on last Saturday’s amazing game against the Valiants of Port Vale, yours truly has decided to concentrate his attention on DANNY WHITAKER, our legendary number 23 and so has dedicated his ten things this week to writing about Danny’s testimonial game against…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Cambridge United (Home)

Here is what you have to do! Submit your score and attendance prediction either on our forum (if you are able to login), on the Star Lane End Facebook page or email them to Gmacworth@aol.com. The Silkmen welcome the U’s of Cambridge United to the Moss Rose this weekend in our final fixture of the 2018/2019…

Man of the Match: Port Vale (Away)

Macclesfield Town picked up a precious three points at Port Vale on Saturday thanks to a brilliant strike from David Fitzpatrick in the 66th minute. Backed by 795 vociferous supporters, the Moss Rose club sealed their tenth win of the season, however with Notts County still two points behind us, it now comes down to…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Port Vale (Away)

Here is what you have to do! Submit your score and attendance prediction either on our forum (if you are able to login), on the Star Lane End Facebook page or email them to Gmacworth@aol.com. The Silkmen make the short trip to face Port Vale in our next League Two fixture and the deadline for predictions is…

Ten things about Newport County at home!

I would like to take this opportunity to put on record the heartiest of congratulations to the fabulous under 18’s youngsters (under the excellent  stewardship of Jim Hall and Shaun Goater) who proudly paraded their league trophy around the Moss Rose to hugely deserved plaudits from the crowd during the half-time interval. These kids are…

SLE Fantasy League Update

Happy Monday Silkmen Fans! After what turned out to be another tense and nail-biting encounter on Monday against Newport, we are now approaching the final two games of the season and are still in with a chance of securing our Football League status for another season! I think it’s fair to say before going in…