Letter to France!!

In a desperate attempt to improve the situation at Macclesfield Town Football Club following the departure of Mark Yates, Silkmen supporter crazyjoe sends a letter across to the English Channel to the one and only ‘Zizou’!! Dear Mr. Zidane,   You may have heard that our club Macclesfield Town F.C. is currently without a manager…

Ten things about Accrington Stanley!

I hate going to that place and I always will. We ALWAYS lose, and it always feels that it is ALWAYS somewhere in the middle of a siberian winter whilst we shiver out another miserable defeat behind that bl**dy awful open ended terrace!! Not even a mixture of Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane could rescue the current…

Mark Yates in numbers!

So with the season barely into October Macclesfield Town find themselves on the lookout for a new manager, after Mark Yates was removed from his position on Monday. With the title triumph at Eastleigh seeming like a lifetime away, SLE take a look at the numbers behind the Mark Yates era at the Moss Rose:…

John Rayner: Rest In Peace Good Friend!

SLE were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of John last Thursday. John was an absolute gentleman in every sense of the word, and was a very well liked and highly respected individual by all those who were priviliged to know him. In all the years I knew him, I never heard anyone say…

New beginnings against all odds!

The news at 9.30 a.m. on Monday 8th October 2018 regarding the end of Mark Yates disastrous tenure at the Moss Rose came as a huge relief to Silkmen fans everywhere. Whilst from a person centred perspective, nobody ever likes to see a person lose their job, the world of football management has anything but…

Ten things about Notts County yesterday!!

That was a poor quality game between two poor sides where we were arguably the better side until the 70th minute! The 70th minute saw the most baffling / bizarre of substitutions I have seen in many a long year when Mr Yates once again showed his completly unique and dare I say massively flawed…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Notts County (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 The Magpies of Notts County this weekend and the deadline for predictions is at 2p.m. on Saturday 6th…

Man of the Match: Newport County (Away)

Macclesfield Town were denied that crucial first victory of the season on Tuesday night as Newport County headed in a last gasp equaliser to break Silkmen hearts. The boys in blue showed plenty of effort, commitment and passion against the high flyers from Rodney Parade, so for those fans who witnessed this dramatic draw, who…