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 valiant display against the in-form Cumbrians, who are hovering around the League Two play-offs. So for those Silkmen fans who travelled up to Brunton Park, who was your star performer on the day? 

The Star Lane End Man of the Match online vote is now open and you can vote via the The Star Lane End Facebook page or email your nomination to


Scott Wilson: Continued his good run of form at Brunton Park with a lovely strike early into the game (Image courtesy of Chelsie Wilson).

The deadline for the Carlisle United Man of the Match is Tuesday 1st January at 2p.m. and your vote counts as the Star Lane End Player of the Year will pick up their award at the end of the season.

Update following Notts County (Away)

The Silkmen claimed a vital three points at Meadow Lane on Boxing Day, thanks to a Scott Wilson brace, to take our beloved blues off the foot of the League Two table. It was a memorable late Christmas present for the Moss Rose supporters, who saw Sol Campbell’s side fighting tooth and nail to defeat The Magpies of Notts County, who were at that point just two points ahead of us in the table. There were many Silkmen players fighting our cause that day, and you can tell this by your votes, as six players were nominated, with honourable mentions to Ben Stephens, Kieran O’Hara, James Pearson and Nathan Cameron. Michael Rose was the runner up, who was seen to be orchestrating our play, yet there were an overriding opinion by many of you that there was only one person it could be, our match winning hero Scott Wilson. Well done Scott and keep the goals coming!

Here are the latest standings for The Star Lane End Man of the Match 2018/2019:

Rhys Taylor2
Danny Whitaker1
David Fitzpatrick2
James Pearson2
Callum Evans3
Kieran O'Hara6
Michael Rose3
Malachi Napa1
Nathan Blissett1
Keith Lowe2
Jared Hodgkiss1
Ben Stephens4
Koby Arthur2
Nathan Cameron4
Elliott Durrell2
Fiacre Kelleher1
Harry Smith3
Ryan Lloyd1
Scott Wilson1
Reece Cole1



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