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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1874 as Macclesfield Football & Athletic Club
Turned Professional: 1997

Current Division: Vanarama National League
Home Stadium: Moss Rose
Address: London Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 7SP

Nickname: The Silkmen
Main Sponsors 2019/20: 'Unsponsored' by Paddy Power
Club Mascot: Roary the Lion

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Macclesfield Town FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Blue shirt with subtle tonal horizontal pinstripes and white detailing. White shorts with blue trim and detailing. Blue socks with white detailing.


Macclesfield Town FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Black shirt with lime green trim and white detailing. Black shorts with white detailing. Lime green socks with black detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Macclesfield Football & Athletic Club (1874-1897)
Hallifield (1897-1899)
Macclesfield (1899-1945)

Stadium History

Moss Rose (1891-Present) / View Stadium
Rostron's Field (1891)
Macclesfield Grammar School
Boughey Lane (1874)

Club Honours

National League Champions: 2017/18
Football Conference Champions: 1994/95, 1996/97
FA Trophy Winners: 1969/70, 1995/96
Conference League Cup Winners: 1993/94
Northern Premier League Champions: 1968/69, 1969/70, 1986/87
Northern Premier League Cup Winners: 1986/87
Northern Premier President's Cup Winners: 1986/87
Cheshire County League Champions: 1931/32, 1932/33, 1952/53, 1960/61, 1963/64, 1967/68
Cheshire Senior Cup Winners: 1889/90, 1890/91, 1893/94, 1895/96, 1910/11, 1929/30, 1934/35, 1950/51, 1951/52, 1953/54, 1959/60, 1963/64, 1968/69, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1982/83, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1997/98, 1999/00, 2014/15
Manchester Football League Champions: 1908/09, 1910/11
Staffordshire Senior Cup Winners: 1992/93, 1995/96

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Jacob Blyth (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan Cameron (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Reice Charles-Cook (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
David Fitzpatrick (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Arthur Gnahoua (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Virgil Gomis (Forward, On loan from Nottingham Forest) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Hamblin (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Fraser Horsfall (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Ironside (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Fiacre Kelleher (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Connor Kirby (Midfielder, On loan from Sheffield Wednesday) /  Soccerbase  
Jak McCourt (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jonathan Mitchell (Goalkeeper, On loan from Derby County) /  Soccerbase  
Corey O'Keeffe (Defender, On loan from Birmingham City) /  Soccerbase  
James Pearson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Rose (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Stephens (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Tollitt (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Shilow Tracey (Midfielder, On loan from Tottenham Hotspur) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Vincenti (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Whitehead (Midfielder, On loan from Salford City) /  Soccerbase  
Donovan Wilson (Forward) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairman: Mark Blower
Director: Amar Alkadhi
Life Presidents: Alan Cash, Allan Brocklehurst, Sammy McIlroy MBE, Roy Higginbotham, Geoff Findlow, Jeremy Turner
Life Vice-Presidents: Reg Flower, Colin Garlick, Geoff Knights

Management & Coaching Staff

Caretaker Manager: Danny Whitaker (Age 40 years) / Appointed 3rd January 2020 (1 year, 17 days ago) /  Soccerbase  

Former Managers

Mark Kennedy (Jan 2020-Aug 2020)
Daryl McMahon (Aug 2019-Jan 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Sol Campbell (Nov 2018-Aug 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Yates (Jun 2018-Oct 2018) /  Soccerbase  
John Askey (Apr 2013-Jun 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Steve King
Glyn Chamberlain
Brian Horton
Gary Simpson
Keith Alexander
Ian Brightwell
Paul Ince
David Moss
Kevin Keen
Gil Prescott
Peter Davenport
Sammy McIlroy

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Local Radio Stations

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