Tro­phy tie gets changed

Macclesfield Express - - SEARCH -

MAC­CLES­FIELD Town were set to take on Torquay United last night (Tues­day) in their re-ar­ranged FA Tro­phy tie.

The orig­i­nal fix­ture was post­poned on Satur­day due to a wa­ter­logged pitch, mean­ing the game at the Launa Win­dows Sta­dium had to be pushed back.

It was a frus­trat­ing 24 hours for the Silk­men, af­ter they had trav­elled down for the match on the Fri­day and stayed in a ho­tel overnight, only for it to be called off.

Tues­day’s game was set to be­gin as the Ex­press went to print, with Macc mak­ing the trip to ei­ther Sut­ton United or Bog­nor Regis Town in the quar­ter fi­nals of the com­pe­ti­tions. if they were suc­cess­ful.

Bog­nor and Sut­ton drew 0-0 on Satur­day, and their re­play was also due to take place last night.

The quar­ter-fi­nal ties take place on Satur­day 27 Fe­bru­ary and win­ning clubs re­ceive £8000 from the FA’s prize fund.

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