From joy to despair: Why has it gone so wrong?

Cast your minds back to April 28th 2018, and under the tutelage of club legend ‘Sir’ John Askey, the Silkmen achieved a modern day footballing miracle in reaching the Football League on a minuscule budget whilst playing free flowing, attractive football. At the very least it equalled the achievements of the Foxes of Leicester City…

Ten things about Bury yesterday!

I started my ten things last week with looking at the positives first, and I shall continue in that vein this week. The FIRST positive was the wonderfully observed minutes silence by players, officials and fans of both teams in memory of those who lost their lives in service of their country since the end…

The Silkmen’s Autumn Report

The clocks have now gone back, and so we welcome in November. Having been to every game so far this season, I felt it was an opportune time to give my views on the season thus far. Clearly it has been a disappointment. That really goes without saying but let me take you back to April…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Bury (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 welcome The Shakers of Bury on Saturday and the deadline for predictions is at 2.00p.m. on Saturday 3rd…

Ten things about Cambridge United!

In my article entitled ‘The Only Way is Up’ I spoke of the need to look from a half full cup as opposed to an half empty one when considering our current plight. As a consequence I will start with what positives I saw from today before considering the less positive ones, and then finish…

The only way is up!

For the remainder of this season, this just isn’t the time to see an half empty glass but a half full one for Danny, Neil and the lads. As Yazz and the Plastic Population pointed out in their inspirational chart topping hit of 1988, it really is a case of ‘The Only Way is Up’…

SLE Prediction League 2018/2019: Cambridge United (Away)

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 travel to Cambridge United on Saturday and the deadline for predictions is at 2.00p.m. on Saturday 27th October.…

Ten things about Northampton!

 It breaks my heart to do this because I NEVER wanted to write this about a performance like this from a Silkmen team that two Silkmen legends in Danny and Neil are managing, but I am afraid I am going to have to! The team tonight provided us with an early Halloween nightmare because that was…