dealt a cruel blow when Maidstone got an unlikely winner in the 89th minute of the match.
Substitute Yemi Odubade slotted the ball past Ross to put the home side ahead with just stoppage time remaining.
Macclesfield pushed for a goal in the dying moments but couldn’t find one, meaning they were condemned to defeat at the Gallagher Stadium.
Ross, Halls, Byrne, Pilkington, Fitzpatrick, Mackreth, Lewis, James, Sampson, Whitaker (Madeley 87’), Holroyd (Rowe 50’). Subs not used: Branagan, McCombe, Hancox.
Macclesfield Town fans can purchase tickets from club for the Emirates FA Cup First Round tie at League One side Walsall.
The Silkmen have received an initial alloca- tion of tickets for the game that are on sale now.
Tickets for the game that takes place on Saturday November 5th are priced at: Adults - £15; Senior Citizens (Over 60) - £10; Juniors (U18’s ) - £5
A family ticket consisting of one adult and one under 12 is also available for £16, but this is only available from the Walsall ticket office. Call 01922 651416 to order this ticket.
In the event of a draw at the Banks’s Stadium, a replay will take place at the Moss Rose on Tuesday November 15th.