Man of the Match: Swindon Town (Home)

For the second time in three games, the Silkmen took the lead before suffering late heartbreak, this time at the hands of the Robins of Swindon Town, who headed back to Wiltshire with three points, following a last gasp 2-1 victory at the Moss Rose. It enhanced the January ‘blues’ for everyone connected with Macclesfield…

DICK TURPIN WORE A MASK

For the second time this season the Silkmen were denied the points in time added on as Swindon’s late smash and grab saw all three points disappearing back to Wiltshire. The match seemed to be heading for a stalemate and a share of the spoils was probably what both sides deserved, especially the injury ravaged…

Yesterday’s game against Swindon Town!

Firstly, I would like to say how surprised and disappointed I was that since the onset of the transfer window, there had been NO incoming players to a squad so decimated by injury. I have to be honest, and state that I fully expected Sol (Campbell) to have already lined up at least several players…

Let’s do it for Etch: An update!

Less than two weeks an article was published that encouraged people to donate towards a very worthwhile cause in supporting former loyal servant of the club, and all round nice guy Paul Etchells aka ‘Etch’ and his family to raise money on behalf of Clare Etchells who has several chronic and debilitating conditions that have…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Swindon Town (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 entertain Swindon Town this weekend and the deadline for predictions is at 2.00p.m. on Saturday 5th January. Here is…

Man of the Match: Tranmere Rovers (Home)

The Silkmen picked up their first point of 2019 as, despite missing a number of key members of the squad due to injury and suspension, the Moss Rose club fought back to claim a draw against Tranmere Rovers. Despite Sol having to put together a patched up side for the New Year’s Day clash, there…

A View From The West: Tranmere Rovers (H)

Ryan Cawley provides The Star Lane End with his rating’s following the Silkmen’s 1-1 draw at home to Tranmere Rovers: O’Hara – 7 – Good save from a free kick. Like their keeper wasn’t truly tested other than the well taken Jennings goal. Pearson – 6.5 – Went off with what looked like a back…

Ten things about Tranmere Rovers on New Year’s Day!

First of all he admin team here at SLE would like to take this opportunity to wish each and everyone of our members and Silkmen fans across the World a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR and sincerely hope that the grown ups amongst you were not  nursing too severe a hang over during that tough fixture against local North…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Tranmere Rovers (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 host Tranmere Rovers on New Year’s Day and the deadline for predictions is at 2.00p.m. on Tuesday 1st January.…

Man of the Match: Carlisle United (Away)

The Silkmen suffered late heartbreak up in Cumbria on Saturday as a late Carlisle United winner ensured the Moss Rose club finished their final match of 2018 without the points that they were desperate to claim. The loyal fan base that made the journey witnessed a side, blighted by injuries and suspensions, put in a…

Ten things about Carlisle United away!

Brunton Park is a ground that can best be described as ‘one of character.’ Much like places like Grimsby Town’s Blundell Park, it is a stadium that has most definitely seen better days, but  is one that you would much prefer travelling to than soulless ones such as Chester City’s Deva Stadium, because you can…