Malachi Napa: a comic superhero!!

New Silkmen signing Malachi Napa was given a unique accolade in May 2017, as his development through the youth system was immortalised in a comic strip! The midfielder, who grew up in Woolwich and attended his first Kicks session with the Hammers’ foundation at the age of 12, was named as West Ham United’s Premier…

‘The Virtual Ref’!

The SLE editorial team are very pleased to have been able to pull off what we think is a bit of a coup in securing the services of a vastly experienced former Football League referee, a career spanning 37 years with 21 of those years at a Level 3 and professional level.  This individual, who wishes…

Our neighbours from Greater Manchester!!

Tomorrow evening, we face National League North Altrincham FC in a pre-season  (ahem) ‘friendly’as Mark Yates prepares his Silkmen side and looks over trialists with the League 2 campaign kicking off 2 weeks next Saturday. Please take a look at the comments below and decide for yourself if they are indeed fact or fiction!! FACT OR FICTION?…

FA Cup: Big Jim Reacts To Forest Green Draw.

Macclesfield Town’s reward for last Saturday’s 5 – 0 victory against Stourbridge is a tricky looking tie against League Two side Forest Green Rovers. Fans have been reacting to this evenings draw since it was made, none more so than Big Jim who was less than impressed. ​​ We hope Big Jim’s fears can be…

Big Jim’s Pie Review: Sutton United

Now I know what you are going to say – it has been a long, long time since my last Pie Review but just like an 80’s boyband reunion, I taste much sweeter second time around! I am pleased to say that after a spell on the North East coast educating the Sunderland fans about…

Whitaker Header Not Cheered By All Home Fans

Danny Whitaker’s opening goal of the season on Tuesday evening was not cheered by all Silkmen fans present at the Moss Rose for the Hartlepool game. After the Crewe friendly, fans were gathered in the McIlroy Suite after the match and were speaking to Danny over a beer or two, when Jim Goodwin asked Danny…

Silkmen Appear To Have Signed Jalal’s Twin

Macclesfield Town have seemingly signed the identical twin of ‘keeper Shwan Jalal to act as our reserve ‘keeper for the new season. The news was broke at the Blackpool match yesterday, when Jalal was replaced by a trialist ‘keeper whose name was confusingly Shwan Jalal also. The eagle-eyed amongst us noticed that the new ‘keeper,…

Silkmen Cafe On High Alert After Scam Foiled

Staff at the Silkmen Cafe were called in to action today after a male diner tried to scarper without paying his bill. The incident happened at around 13:15 this afternoon, and is the first of it’s kind since the new venture opened. The male chancer, who cannot be named for legal reasons, ordered two lots…

Fan Fetish Livens Up Launch

Macclesfield Town’s kit launch was thrown in to disarray tonight, after diehard fan Andy Worth revealed his mannequin fetish. After announcing that the kit would be launched within the next five or ten minutes, excitement got the better of him as he proceeded to jump on the back of the covered mannequins – which literally…