AUDIO: Sir John – “No Matter What We Come Up Against, We Have To Fight”

On the eve of what could prove to be one of the greatest days in the club’s history, Macclesfield Town Manager John Askey has spoken to The Star Lane End as his side look to clinch promotion back to the Football League.

Victory against Leyton Orient tomorrow, coupled with Tranmere Rovers not claiming maximum points at home to Aldershot would see The Silkmen return to the EFL on the back of one of football’s greatest ever fairytales.

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Sir John speaks to the Silkmen faithful on the eve of a potentially historic afternoon (Pic courtesy of Chelsie Wilson)

John also spoke about the pulsating victory at Boreham Wood on Tuesday, as well as the critical role of tomorrow’s bumper Moss Rose crowd.

Apologies for my less than perfect voice – the midweek win has clearly taken it’s toll on my vocal chords, but I doubt I am on my own with that one!

Here is the interview in full –


As always, we would like to thank John for his time – it really is greatly appreciated.



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