League 2 Transfer Round-Up

There has been nothing to cheer so far for Macc fans since the transfer window opened on January 1st. So far it has been a time of departures from the Moss, with Nathan Blissett making a permanent switch to promotion chasing Solihull Moors and Malachi Napa returning his parent club, Oxford United.   Other clubs…

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:…

League 2 transfer round-up

The transfer window closed in England last Thursday (9th August), although clubs in the Football League can still sign players on loan until the end of the month, and then there are the free agents after that. Macc boosted our numbers with the late arrivals of Peter Vincenti on a free transfer from Coventry City,…

League 2 transfer round-up

With the start of the season now just 16 days away, squads in League 2 are starting to take shape. Here are the latest signings from around the division: Lincoln City have pulled off a big signing with John Akinde joining them from Barnet for an undisclosed fee. Those of you who have seen Akinde in…

A bluffers guide to James Pearson

SLE does the research so you don’t have to! The latest in a series of articles which will furnish you with some facts about our latest signings. This time it’s the turn of our new defender James Pearson: 1) Pearson is 25 years old (born January 1993). 2) He is the son of former Leicester…

A bluffers guide to Neil Howarth

SLE does the research, so you don’t have to! In the latest instalment in our new series, we furnish you with some facts about Neil Howarth, one of the Silkmen’s new assistant managers and former captain in his playing days: 1 – He started his career at Burnley, from where he joined Macc, initially on…

A bluffers guide to Miles Welch-Hayes

SLE does the research so you don’t have to! Earlier this month it was announced that Miles Welch-Hayes had signed for The Silkmen and here are some facts about the defender courtesy of toddymacc: 1 – He joins on a 2-year deal from Bath City. 2 – Miles made the Official National League South team…

League 2 transfer round-up

This week has seen Mark Yates appointed Macc manager on a three-year deal, and he has been quick off the mark in adding to his squad, with the signings of Jamie Grimes and Ben Stephens. With pre-season training on the horizon, it’s been a busy time around League 2. Bury have signed experienced forward Chris…

A bluffers guide to Ben Stephens

SLE does the research so you don’t have to! The latest in a series of articles which will furnish you with some facts about our latest signings. This time it’s the turn of Mark Yates’ second signing as Macc manager, Ben Stephens. 1 – Stephens can play in attacking midfield and forward roles 2 –…

A bluffers guide to Jamie Grimes

SLE does the research so you don’t have to! The latest in a series of articles which will furnish you with some facts about our latest signings. This time it’s the turn of our new centre-half Jamie Grimes: 1 – Jamie is 27 years old (born December 1990). 2 – Next season will be his…

A bluffers guide to Mark Yates

SLE does the research so you don’t have to! 1 – Mark is 48 years old, born in January 1970 (is he still a young manager?) 2 – He has managed Kidderminster, Cheltenham, Crawley and Solihull since he started out in 2006. 3 – Yates started out as a youth team player at Birmingham City,…