Image: Macclesfield Town will relaunch as Macclesfield FC On September 16, the Insolvency and Companies Court wound up the club over unpaid debts of … 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.. Buy official Macclesfield FC merchandise. 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, is seen on September 17, 2020 in Macclesfield, England. Forgot account? Sports Team. Macclesfield FC are delighted to reveal that InPlayer will be our Official Streaming Partner. ; initially matches alternated between association and rugby rules. Judge Sebastian Prentis made the order after receiving no evidence relating to the club's sale or satisfactory evidence of the club's ability to pay creditors, saying "nothing gives me comfort that the club can pay its debts in a reasonable period". 1,878 people like this. Priory Park, Priory Lane (7,381.33 km) SK10 4AE Macclesfield. Interest. Professional Sports Team. However, the higher level proved a step too far for the club, who finished the 1998–99 season bottom of Division Two and were relegated. [46][29] The game was officially 'suspended' on 6 December, with the EFL triggering further disciplinary action. The first game at the Moss Rose (on the ground adjoining the then named, Moss Rose Inn) took place on 12 September 1891. Macclesfield Motor Factors. Following a poor run of results and with the club again flirting with the relegation zone to the Football Conference, on 27 February 2008, Brightwell and Hartford left the club with immediate effect. [59] On 29 January, three Macclesfield players (Emmanuel Osadebe, Theo Vassell and Miles Welch-Hayes)[60] approached the EFL and had their contracts terminated ahead of the transfer deadline. 1,458 talking about this. [33], Campbell left the club by mutual consent on 15 August 2019,[34] with Daryl McMahon taking over as manager;[35] Campbell later backed the HMRC winding-up bid, claiming to be owed £180,000. The official Facebook page of Macclesfield FC. [53] He claimed to be in "advanced negotiations with various third parties" over a possible takeover of the club,[54] and on 15 January 2020 said a bid to buy the club had been accepted in principle. The club finished as Northern Premier League runners-up in the 1984–85 season. He lost his first match in charge 3–2 to Mansfield Town, and it took Macclesfield Town until 20 games into the season to record their first league win under Ince, on 5 December 2006. Macclesfield Town were champions in each of the first two seasons of the competition, finishing 12 points clear in 1968–69, and by goal average in 1969–70. Renamed Macclesfield Town in 1946, the club were founder members of the Northern Premier League in 1968, winning the league in its first two years, as well as the FA Trophy in 1970. Macclesfield Town Ladies FC. [64] In April 2020, it was reported that the club had not paid its players for a fifth time, failing to pay March's wages,[32] and later that the first team, backroom staff and most office staff had been put on furlough (temporary leave) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Silkmen Supporters' Trust. Before moving to the Moss Rose, three other grounds were used: Macclesfield Grammar School, Rostron's Field (near Coare Street) and Victoria Road (then known as Bowfield Lane). See more of Macclesfield FC on Facebook. [17] At the same time, it was announced that Andy Scott would stand down as deputy chairman with immediate effect, and that three other directors, including Rance, would stand down in due course.[18]. Northampton Town Football Club . Thursday at 5:21 PM. 2,139 people follow this. Today at 9:31 AM ⚽️ | Season tickets ahead of our historic 2021/22 campaign are now o... n sale. 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 Town FC wound up in court. 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. York City FC. 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. The record attendance for Macclesfield Town at the Moss Rose is sometimes given as 7,002 for an FA Cup tie against Spennymoor United in 1968. Create New Account. Adored by the Moss Rose faithful, Danny was the only man for the job as we embark on our new journey together. [61] Club staff wages for February were also not paid on time,[62] leading the PFA to contact the club. [42], On 14 November 2019, Macclesfield was charged with misconduct by the EFL and referred to a disciplinary panel after failing to pay players. [82], On 13 October 2020, the Official Receiver confirmed that the assets of Macclesfield Town had been sold to Macc Football Club Limited. Join Facebook to connect with Macclesfield Veterans Fc and others you may know. However, a terrible run of one win in three months meant that Askey's term as manager was short-lived. Public. On 23 October 2006, Paul Ince was confirmed as Macclesfield Town's new player-manager. The current capacity of the Moss Rose is 6,335, of which 2,599 is seated. Public. However, following the winding-up order, Macclesfield Town was initially suspended and then expelled from the National League with effect from 12 October 2020. However, Horton was unable to change Town's poor form and the team were relegated to the Conference Premier on 28 April 2012 following a home defeat to Burton Albion. Whilst a global business, the owners of BoohooMan hail from the local area and are committed to support a community club and we are delighted they have chosen to partner with Macclesfield FC. 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'. [19] A total of 7,698 Silkmen supporters attended the final. or. [99] The club currently play in a blue home shirt and a black away shirt. 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. Former Wales international Robbie Savage, now a Stockport Town player, is to join the club's board, and former Town manager Danny Whittaker is to be team manager.[84]. Macclesfield became members of The Combination at the start of the 1890–91 season and moved from Victoria Road to the Moss Rose on 12 September 1891 which remains the home of the Silkmen today. [100] The Silk FM Stand (traditionally known as the London Road or Main Stand) runs along one side of the pitch and consists of a seated grandstand with open air terracing to either side, and the opposite side is the seated Alfred McAlpine Stand. They scored 750 and conceded 883 goals, and used 215 players. Not Now. [76], On 11 August 2020, the club was relegated to the National League following the EFL's appeal. McIlroy soon left to become the Northern Ireland national coach and was replaced by former Manchester United colleague Peter Davenport. If the takeover – said to be at "an advanced stage" – fell through, current owner Amar Alkadhi said outstanding debts would be paid (HMRC was owed £188,721.09, with eight creditors owed £592,000). The official Facebook page of Macclesfield FC. [23] After Danny Whitaker and Neil Howarth briefly took temporary charge, former Premier League and England defender Sol Campbell was appointed manager in November 2018. Community See all. However. Macclesfield Town defeated Telford United 2–0 in front of more than 28,000 spectators to win the competition. The Richard Butcher Memorial Fund. [12] Alexander, who suffered a brain aneurysm in November 2003, died after arriving home from the League Two match at Notts County. [26][27][28][29][30][31] A hearing on 25 March 2020[31] was then postponed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to 17 June,[32] when it was adjourned for an 11th time, to 9 September 2020. [77] The following day, manager Mark Kennedy and his assistant resigned. [70] On 1 June, Macclesfield received a two-point deduction – retaining the club's League Two status – along with a suspended four-point deduction and a £20,000 fine plus costs. 2 132 puhuu tästä. 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. 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. Subsequently, on 13 April 2010, Macclesfield Town announced Gary Simpson, previously Alexander's assistant, as manager on a two-year contract in May 2011,[13] which was subsequently extended by a further year. Macclesfield Town FC. The momentum of the Conference success continued, and, unbeaten at home in their first League season, Macclesfield Town finished runners-up in Division Three and were promoted for the second consecutive season, this time to Division Two. Six players issued a winding-up order against the club, which was taken over by HM Revenue and Customs in September but the High Court hearing was adjourned 10 times. They again won the Conference title in 1996–97 and this time were promoted, winning promotion in their inaugural Football League campaign with a second-place finish in the Third Division in 1997–98. The club stayed in the fourth tier of the Football League from 1999 to 2012, losing a play-off semi-final in 2005, before being relegated back into the Conference. Macclesfield Town have been wound up in the High Court after … [63] On 9 March, the club was charged with misconduct by the EFL for failing to pay players on time, and was referred to an independent disciplinary commission after failing to fulfil the Crewe and Plymouth fixtures. [4] At the end of that season the club won the Cheshire County League, beginning a nine-year period in which they won three league titles and finished no lower than fifth, and in 1964 won the Cheshire County League by a record-equalling 13 point margin. Local businessman Roberst Smethurst … | 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. In July 1894 the first limited company, Macclesfield Football and Athletic Club Limited, was formed but only lasted until the end of the 1896–97 season when it was wound up and Macclesfield Football Club withdrew from The Combination due to financial constraints. 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 Yesterday at 4:55 PM. [9] Macclesfield Town's first League match was a 2–1 win at home to Torquay United. 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. and enter the North West Counties Football League in the 2021–22 season. It would be just prior to the 1946–47 season before the outstanding debts were settled. [52], Meanwhile, Macclesfield supporters set up a hardship fund, raising over £11,000 to provide short-term financial emergency support for players and non-playing staff, fearing their club could follow Bury F.C. Sports club in Macclesfield. Horton then left the club and Glyn Chamberlain took charge of the team for the final game of the season, before Steve King was appointed as manager on 21 May 2012. Macclesfield became inaugural members of the Cheshire County League at the start of the 1919–20 season of which they were champions in the 1931–32 and 1932–33 seasons. Create New Account. Footballing future in Macclesfield given boost as the Silkmen are bought . [7] 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). Soccer Stadium. Macclesfield Town lost 4–2, but the performance resulted in Macclesfield Town's Keith Goalen becoming the first non-league player to be named Footballer of the Month by the London Evening Standard.[6]. 21 – Richard Butcher. 12 September 2020. On 24 June 2006, Ince resigned to become MK Dons manager.[10]. 0:18 | National Advice have become Macclesfield FC’s... Macclesfield FC. 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. Available FREE on iOS spont.ly/1RgXt8q & Android spont.ly/1RgXt8p ! 16 September 2020. In April 2011, football magazine FourFourTwo voted Macclesfield Town supporters "League Two Best Away Fans". In 2018–19, the club avoided relegation back to the National League, but financial issues continued to affect it. Macclesfield Town's third Northern Premier League title in the 1986–87 season resulted in promotion to the Football Conference; they also lifted the League Challenge Cup and President's Cup. or. Away from the pitch, in January 2008, Chairman Rob Bickerton left the club after 7 years to join Shrewsbury Town. Related Pages. About See all. [11] Macclesfield Town started the 2007–08 season away with a 1–1 draw to former Premier League club Bradford City and narrowly lost 1–0 to another former Premier League team Leeds United in the first round of the Football League Cup. Closed now. A new club crest was planned for the start of the 2007–08 season. Professional Sports Team. The 1969–70 season also resulted in a trip to Wembley for the inaugural final of the FA Trophy, a knockout competition for non-league clubs. David Moss in turn succeeded Prescott as manager and delivered two decent mid-table finishes, but a bad start to the 2003–04 season resulted in his sacking. 3,563 were here. [44] Most were paid so the game went ahead. For the 1897–98 season, and the following two seasons, local amateur side Hallefield moved their fixtures to the Moss Rose. Having withdrawn from the Manchester League at the end of the 1911–12 season, the club reverted to one senior team for the 1912–13 season which competed in the Lancashire Combination 2nd Division. 1,606 talking about this. [16] 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. The Macclesfield Town FC Fan App is the best way to keep up to date with the club. New hope for Macclesfield Town fans as club set for rebirth - with Robbie Savage on the board, Businessman Rob Smethurst has purchased the club's assets and wants a phoenix club to rise, Footballing future in Macclesfield given boost as the Silkmen are bought, Local businessman Roberst Smethurst raises phoenix club hopes after registering Macc Town Football Club Ltd at Companies House, Macclesfield Town's 129-year-old Moss Rose home up for sale on Rightmove, The Silkmen were wound up in the High Court last month and expelled from the National League this week, Macclesfield Town expelled from National League after club wound up, The Silkmen were wound up at the High Court earlier this month owing to large debts, 'I feel for supporters' - Macclesfield Town legend John Askey as the club are wound up, John Askey served Macclesfield Town for more than 30 years, MP backs fans calls over Macclesfield Town ownership, David Rutley brands EFL treatment 'disproportionate' and says change is needed, Macclesfield Town owner Amar AlKadhi steps down as chairman, 'Cliff edge' as Macclesfield Town wait to see if another points deduction is given, Depending on its size a deduction could relegate the Silkmen and lead to huge financial uncertainty, Great grandma shares her memories of helping the war effort from Macclesfield, Margaret Jackson is in lockdown but has given fascinating accounts over Facetime calls, Disarray at Moss Rose laid bare as Macclesfield Town deducted seven points, Should League Two restart, the Silkmen will be one of the bottom in deep relegation trouble, Tribute to Macc Town fan who died just days after his wife, A joint service was held for Norman and May Cunningham, Macclesfield Town place all players and most other staff on furlough, The Moss Rose club says the move is to protect its 'long-term viability', Who is Nicole Sealey, the newest addition to the Real Housewives of Cheshire, We reveal which football club the new housewife is interested in buying, Tributes paid to three loyal Macclesfield Town fans who died within days of each other, The popular trio include Frank Rathbone, 99, as well as father and son Colin and Graham Barlow, Fears for future of Macclesfield Town as coronavirus deepens cash crisis, Fans worried the Silkmen may be tipped over edge and have discussed 'phoenix club' possibility, Silkmen skipper surprise guest at lifelong fan's '100th birthday', Frank Rathbone delighted by visit from Macclesfield Town's Fiacre Kelleher, Tributes paid to Macclesfield Town legend to mark 10th anniversary of his death, Pioneer Keith Alexander still fondly remembered at the Moss Rose a decade on, The Real Housewives of Cheshire are back and there's a familiar face, Series 11 of the hit series launches on ITVBe this spring, Macclesfield Town condemn 'very small minority' of fans after abuse at Crewe Alex, The Railwaymen won the Cheshire derby 2-0, but the Silkmen have issued a statement regarding matters off the pitch, Macclesfield Town given more time to settle debts after winding up petition adjourned, The financially troubled Silkmen had their case heard at the Insolvency and Companies Court in London, Dan's the man for fans of managerless Macclesfield Town, Supporters say club legend Danny Whitaker is the man to bring much-needed stability to the Moss Rose, Macclesfield Town confirm Boxing Day clash against Grimsby Town WILL go ahead, The clash against the Mariners had been in doubt over safety concerns, Macclesfield Town deducted six points by EFL after financial issues including Crewe Alex game postponement, The Silkmen pleaded guilty to multiple charges following breaches of regulations, Macclesfield Town's winding up petition has been adjourned once more with January date set, The Silkmen had their case heard in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court in London. 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