County clash among friendlies

Macclesfield Express - - SPORT -

MAC­CLES­FIELD Town have con­tin­ued their prepa­ra­tions for the 2016/17 cam­paign by an­nounc­ing the dates of four pre-sea­son fix­tures to take place this sum­mer.

The Silk­men are hop­ing to stage an­other play-off push dur­ing the next cam­paign, with man­ager John Askey now hav­ing the chance to look at his side dur­ing th­ese games.

The Keith Alexan­der Me­mo­rial Tro­phy game will make a re­turn as Mac­cles­field travel to Bux­ton on Tues­day 12 July, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

Macc then have an­other trip on Satur­day 16 July, as they take on Evo-Stik Di­vi­sion One South side Leek Town, with that fix­ture sched­uled to take place at 2pm.

Askey’s side are on the road again a week later on Satur­day 23 July when they are set to face Nantwich Town at the Weather Sta­dium in an­other 2pm kick-off.

The Silk­men re­turn to the Moss Rose on Satur­day 30 July when they host Na­tional League North side Stock­port County, with that game hap­pen­ing at 3pm.

In­for­ma­tion on tick­ets to each of th­ese matches along with fur­ther friendly an­nounce­ments will be re­vealed in the com­ing weeks.

An­other key date for Mac­cles­field is July 6, when the 2016/17 Na­tional League fix­tures are set to be re­leased.

●● John Askey

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