Out of reach

Macclesfield Express - - SPORT -

was un­clear, but the league’s sec­ond lead­ing goalscorer was one of many whose style fell vic­tim to boggy con­di­tions.

The level at which he will be play­ing in next sea­son re­mains un­known, for there will be much in­ter­est in his ser­vices over the sum­mer from higher up the foot­balling peck­ing or­der.

What looks cer­tain, how­ever is that af­ter weeks of stut­ter­ing in their pur­suit of a play-off fin­ish – five losses and two draws in the last seven matches – Macc’s fifth-tier league sta­tus ap­pears guar­an­teed for an­other year at least.

MACCLESFIELD:

Jalal, Halls, Pilk­ing­ton, McCombe, Fitzpa­trick, Turn­bull, Sutherland (Hol­royd 75’), Lewis (Phillips 70’), Dennis, White­head, Samp­son. Subs not used: Brana­gan, Cowan, Sty­che

THE MTFC Player of the Year awards night is on Satur­day 23rd April, 7pm.

In the McIl­roy Suite, we have leg­endary striker Phil Power and for­mer goal­keeper Ryan Price to present the awards, live band Rose among Thorns will be re­turn­ing af­ter last year’s suc­cess­ful night and tick­ets are avail­able on 07849 194125, priced £10 adults, £5 un­der 16s in­clud­ing pie and chips.

The aim is to show ap­pre­ci­a­tion to the whole of the team and catch up with the two spe­cial guests who achieved so much at the club.

The vot­ing boxes will be sit­u­ated in the bars around the ground for the next few games or fans can vote by send­ing a e mail to poty.mtfc@ya­hoo. co.uk

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