Forgot account? However, many loyal supporters were not happy with the modern design so the plans were delayed and a re-designed badge was introduced in early 2008, which has won the approval of the majority of fans. Macclesfield Town's colours were blue and white; the club have used combinations of these colours since 1947, with the exception of the 1975–76 season, when the team wore tangerine and black as part of a sponsorship deal. into "extinction" and blaming owner Amar Alkhadi. After a points deduction activated on 11 August 2020, the club was relegated to the National League, the 5th tier of English football, for the 2020–21 season. Richard Butcher 1981-2011. Macclesfield Town Ladies FC. Macclesfield Town FC. | Macclesfield FC are thrilled to announce an official partnership... with Global Online Fashion retailer boohooMAN who are coming on board as our official 1st team shirt sponsor. Horton was sacked by the club in late September 2006, following a 12-game winless start to the season, leaving the club bottom of the Football League. Macclesfield Town progressed through four qualifying rounds to make their first appearance in the FA Cup first round in 1960 under manager Frank Bowyer, but lost 7–2 to Southport. The club crest is based upon the coat of arms of Macclesfield, and features a blue Lion Rampant holding a wheatsheaf. Attribution Wrexham. Macclesfield Town's traditional rivals are Altrincham and Northwich Victoria, rivalries dating back to when all three clubs were in the Cheshire League, and later the Northern Premier League and Football Conference.  A strike by first team players over the unpaid wages jeopardised Macclesfield's FA Cup first round tie against non-league Kingstonian at the Moss Rose on 9 November 2019, but the club fulfilled the fixture, fielding six youth team players and five loanees, losing the tie 4–0 amid protests from Macclesfield supporters, many of whom boycotted the game. The Macclesfield Times (19 February 1948) reported that 80 coachloads of supporters had arrived from Winsford. 2 132 puhuu tästä. 16 September 2020.  On 19 December, the EFL docked Macclesfield six points (with a further four-point deduction suspended) over this infraction, but after a January 2020 arbitration panel upheld a "lenient" penalty imposed on Bolton Wanderers for not fulfilling two 2019 fixtures, Maccclesfield Town appealed against its points deduction and the deduction was reduced to four points (with three suspended).  The club re-joined the Cheshire County League in 1946–47, playing their first game after reformation on 31 August 1946, a 2–0 defeat to Buxton. Forgot account? The 1950s proved more successful, with four trophies in as many years from 1951 to 1954, including the club's first Cheshire County League title in 20 years in 1953, though the team's fortunes faded in the latter half of the decade. Macclesfield Town were generally in or around the Conference National play-off places for much of the season, but a failure to secure a play-off spot resulted in the sacking of Steve King just before the season ended, with the club reappointing former manager John Askey as King's replacement.  On 10 January 2011, it was announced that midfield player Richard Butcher had died aged 29. 10,340 check-ins.  Local businessman (and owner of 10th tier Stockport Town) Robert Smethurst had purchased the assets, intending to rebrand the club as Macclesfield F.C. Macclesfield Town have been wound up in the High Court after … They fielded two senior teams for the 1911–12 season, continuing in the Manchester League with the second team competing in the Lancashire Combination 2nd Division. Local businessman Roberst Smethurst …  A period of decline then followed, despite the performances of Willie Mailey in goal, and the side's fortunes reached a nadir when the club finished bottom of the Northern Premier League in 1979, a year when the stronger teams from the division formed the national Alliance Premier League (now known as the National League). Welcome to the official Macclesfield College Facebook page. In the 1933–34 season, Albert Valentine set an all-time club record scoring 83 goals in the season. 4.7 out of 5 stars. , In May 2020, the club was given a seven-point deduction (with a further two-point deduction suspended) for failing to fulfil the Plymouth fixture in December 2019, and for failing to pay players' wages. Footballing future in Macclesfield given boost as the Silkmen are bought . Having initially been founded as Macclesfield in 1874, the club were reformed in their current guise - Macclesfield Town FC - in 1946 following the end of World War Two. Squad of Macclesfield Town FC Filter by season 20/21 19/20 18/19 17/18 16/17 15/16 14/15 13/14 12/13 11/12 10/11 09/10 08/09 07/08 06/07 05/06 04/05 71/72 58/59 Soccer Stadium.  Continued uncertainty ahead of the disciplinary hearing on 19 June 2020 was reported to be affecting the mental health of the club's players and staff, and having an impact on the club's potential sale to Joe Sealey, who said he would only be interested if EFL status was retained.  The club retired the number 21 shirt in his honour. Macclesfield Town club legend Danny Whitaker has been named as our First Team Manager, as our "Magic Man" takes charge of assembling Macclesfield FC's historic 2021/22 squad. At the beginning of the 1878–79 Macclesfield United Football Club merged with Macclesfield Football Club. Available FREE on iOS spont.ly/1RgXt8q & Android spont.ly/1RgXt8p ! When competitive football resumed after World War II, Macclesfield Town Football Club Ltd was formed and the club gained their current name. Macclesfield FC. Defunct clubs in, This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 16:28.  However, due to the club being a permanent fixture in the lower part of League Two and as England lost the bid to host the 2018 World Cup (which would have helped the cause for a new stadium), it became likely that the Moss Rose would remain the club's ground for the foreseeable future. You can read the full press release below, with further details on … or. The official Facebook page of Macclesfield FC.  Club staff wages for February were also not paid on time, leading the PFA to contact the club. The Richard Butcher Memorial Fund. Adored by the Moss Rose faithful, Danny was the only man for the job as we embark on our new journey together. About See all. Related Pages.  He claimed to be in "advanced negotiations with various third parties" over a possible takeover of the club, and on 15 January 2020 said a bid to buy the club had been accepted in principle. Published. However they were immediately relegated from the Second Division. New hope for Macclesfield Town fans as club set for rebirth - with Robbie Savage on the board. This gave them a place in the 4th round of the tournament for the first time in their 139-year history. Altrincham were promoted to the National League in the 2013/14 season; however, two years later, they were relegated to the National League North. Macclesfield Veterans Fc is on Facebook.  In his first managerial role, Campbell secured safety (and 22nd place) on the final day of the season with a draw against Cambridge United. Manager Sammy McIlroy led Macclesfield Town to the top of the Conference in 1993–94, but they were not promoted as Moss Rose did not meet Football League requirements. Create New Account.  After defeat at Dagenham & Redbridge on 17 March continued a winless streak of 14 League matches, Simpson was asked to step down as manager by chairman Mike Rance, and was replaced by Brian Horton. Following relegation for the Silkmen, this local derby was briefly resumed, until Stockport's relegation to the Conference North at the end of the 2012–13 season. In line with all other football clubs after a decree by the government there was no further competitive football at the Moss Rose during hostilities. For the 1897–98 season, and the following two seasons, local amateur side Hallefield moved their fixtures to the Moss Rose. Most supporters are from Macclesfield and its environs with small pockets of fans from Norway, Japan, Port Talbot in south Wales and Fleet in Hampshire (The Southern Silkmen Lads – SSL). They finished in mid-table in their first Conference season, and eliminated two League teams, Carlisle and Rotherham, from the FA Cup. 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In September 2007, the club released a statement for the possibility of relocating to a new stadium, approximately a mile south of the Moss Rose to the proposed 'South Macclesfield Development Area'.  The club's form in the remainder of the 1940s was largely indifferent, with the exception of a Cheshire League Challenge Cup win in 1948. In March 2004, with relegation to the Conference threatening, Macclesfield Town turned to the experienced 55-year-old Brian Horton to take charge. Log In. [+] Macclesfield Town, is seen on September 17, 2020 in Macclesfield, England. Between 1900 and 1939 they won the Cheshire Senior Cup three times (1910–11, 1929–30 and 1934–35). Visiting supporters are housed in the open air Silkman End (named after a public house which formerly adjoined the terrace) and part of the McAlpine Stand. However, on 3 July, the EFL said it would appeal against the independent disciplinary panel's sanctions on Macclesfield; the hearing was set for 11 August 2020. , The club's final match was a 2–1 victory in a friendly match at Cheshire neighbours Witton Albion on 15 September 2020. Sports Team. 1,458 talking about this. The official Facebook page of Macclesfield FC. Their closest rival in the Football League years has been Stockport County; however, as Stockport were relegated at the end of the 2010–11 season this rivalry was briefly interrupted. , In early 2019, off-pitch financial issues meant players were not paid for three months, with some players threatening to boycott the Cambridge game. Shrewsbury Town. They won the FA Trophy for a second time in 1996. Chris Priest, a Macclesfield Town player, scored the final goal of the 2nd millennium AD. , Frustrated by the club's financial position, with December's pay arriving late, manager McMahon resigned after four months in charge, on 2 January 2020, joining Dagenham & Redbridge the following day, along with assistant Steve Gritt. the club was denied promotion to the English Football League because the Moss Rose did not meet league requirements of having a 6,000 total capacity including at least 1,000 seats by the League's deadline of 31 December 1994. The first ever manager, James Stevenson, was appointed for the 1936–37 season. Macclesfield regularly finished in the top half of the fifth tier despite despite financial difficulties and on 21 May 2017, the club visited Wembley Stadium for a fourth time, their first appearance since the stadium was rebuilt, losing the 2017 FA Trophy Final 3–2 against York City. Sports Team. However, a terrible run of one win in three months meant that Askey's term as manager was short-lived. Macclesfield Town FC wound up in court. Euro 96 winners Germany used the Moss Rose as a training base during the championships. The official Facebook page of Macclesfield FC. Macclesfield Town Football Club was a professional association football club in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, which was wound-up after a High Court ruling on 16 September 2020.. Macclesfield Rugby Union FC. ; initially matches alternated between association and rugby rules. Alexander kept the Silkmen in League Two following a run of four wins and three draws in nine games and was awarded a new two-year contract. Forgotten account?  These latest charges left Macclesfield at risk of relegation as, on 9 June, an EFL EGM agreed outstanding promotion and relegation issues, with "ongoing disciplinary matters" meaning Macclesfield could go down in place of Stevenage if further points deductions were made. Published. 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