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Pbjs Pub Type Quiz 2

Well the first quiz was done and was generally well received; Lancsmacc winning the first quiz by getting all the right answers just 25 minutes before the person who finished in second place who was steveparkins_mum. We have a difficult home game against Gateshead / Dulwich Hamlet coming up on Tuesday 28th February 2017, so we at W2R are offering the chance of two free tickets anywhere in ....


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Meet The Chairman - 16th February 2017

Meet the Chairman Thursday 16th February 2017 Andy Worth welcomed everyone and gave an explanation as to the background for this evening\'s event, after which Silkmen Chairman Mark Blower explained that he would be willing to answer questions as honestly as he possibly could during the evening. 1. What happened at the Forest Green game, and what was the rationale behind turnstiles not being ....


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Pbjs Pub Type Quiz 1

Well the old man & I have finally managed to twist the arm of the ever so affable general manager that is Rob Heys and he has very kindly agreed to offer a nice couple of prizes for the first two to complete the following quiz and send it in with all the right answers to yours truly at sean_worth88@hotmail.co.uk The quiz will close at midday on Thursday 16th February 2017 and the winner of ....


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Friday Footy Quiz

Welcome to the first of PBJ\'s footy quizzes on a Friday with a host of footy related questions to get you in the mood for the weekend and hopefully further progression for the Silkmen against the ‘Suds\' of Sudbury in Suffolk! Here we go with ten questions and the first one to post all the right answers will get the satisfaction of knowing that they are a bit of a footballing know it ....


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The Return Of The Mc(ilroy) Years!!

WHEN? Friday 18th November 2016 WHERE? The Mcllroy Suite, Moss Rose Stadium, Macclesfield HOW MUCH? £20 including a two course meal WHY? Just read what\'s below!! It is with great pleasure that following the success of the event that celebrated our wonderful treble winning team of the 1986/7 season, the Volunteers of Macclesfield Town which consists of Phil Gibbons, Dan Ashton, Dean ....


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Reaching For The Holy Grail!

The recent kit launch and fans forum was undoubtedly an unprecedented success, with a real feel-good factor theme echoing throughout the night. There was also significant support for the simple yet brilliant idea that was highlighted by Silkmen chairman Mark Blower, and it could be pivotal in facilitating a return to the football league, that not only brings about the kudos of a return to the ....


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Oh What A Night!!

THE KIT LAUNCH!!Date: Thursday 7th July 2016Time: 7p.m - 9.p.m. On Thursday evening, approximately 100-150 people attended the kit launch / fans forum in the McIlroy Suite and the following information gives an overview of what was discussed. If there if anything that people think has been omitted from this account, or needs to be amended, then please let me know and I will update the ....


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Getting To Know You!

          ALDERSHOT TOWN Ground name - The EBB Stadium (Capacity 7,100 with 2,136 seats) Ground postcode - GU11 1TWClub nickname - The ShotsHome kit - Red and BlueFirst team manager - Gary Waddock2015/16 league position - 15th (National League)Forum - Shots TalkOfficial Site - Aldershot Town FCTwitter - @OfficialShots BARROW AFC Ground name - Furness Building ....


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Striking For The Promised Land!!

When: WEDNESDAY 8TH JUNE 2016 @ 7:30PM. Where: THE McILROY SUITE AT THE MOSS ROSE STADIUM. Now we all know that the last few seasons have been VERY tough financially but thanks to really prudent management, we now appear to be in a much better fiscal position than we have since our tragic slide out of the Football League and the ill-fated attempts to get back there under a manager who suffice ....


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Fans Forum 2015/16

Macclesfield Town F.C. fans forum Date: Thursday 14th April 2016Time: 6.30p.m.Present: John Askey (Manager), Mark Blower (Chairman), Andy Worth (Compere), Helen Bona (Hospitality and Function Manager), Julie Briggs (Club Secretary), Barrie Darcey (Club official) On Thursday evening, approximately 40-50 people attended the fans forum in the McIlroy Suite and the following information gives an ....


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Silkmen Fans In 10k Dash To Their Goal

Only several short months ago a small group of Silkmen fans including PB and PBJ joined forces with the larger than life Andy Scott; local radio legend Nick Wright and the incomparable ‘Sir\' John Askey and Bill Gorton to Support Our Silkmen (SOS for short) at the very friendly and welcoming Pack Horse Bowling Club (a big thumbs up to Barry Street) in looking at ways to make a difference to ....


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Latest Wraggs To Riches Poll

The Super Silk Lotto is nearly a year old and is looking for a new charity partner. Five potential charities have been identified but which one do you think should be our partner for the forthcoming year from November 2015? PB has put a link to each of the nominated charities so it is up you you to decide on which charity will derive significant benefit financially from its links with the lotto. ....


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Sos Meeting

On Thursday 3rd September 2015, PB, PBJ & a number of his compatriots met at the most welcoming Pack Horse Bowling Club with the legend that is ‘Sir\' John Askey alongside cult hero Bill Gorton; the one and only entrepreneur that is Andy Scott and local radio legend Nick Wright!! The rationale behind this gathering was to identify ideas and innovations that could potentially raise ....


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Get Fit For The Silkmen

Throughout the summer months, supporters of Macclesfield Town FC have been doing their best to raise much needed funds for our local Vanarama National League side. So far, their efforts have involved everything from injecting cash through a new Silkmen Lottery, to bringing together a team of volunteers to renovate a section of the match day catering facilities.   But now fans, the community ....


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Call To Arms

Where? PACK HORSE BOWLING CLUB, ABBEY ROAD, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 3AT. When? THURSDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2015 What time? 7:30pm The time has now come for us to SUPPORT OUR SILKMEN (SOS for short!!) and a date has now been set for a bit of a fans forum to come up with a range of ideas / innovations that will raise money for only the first team budget and nothing else!! The one and only Dean Holmes has done a bit of wheeling and dealing and has managed to secure the Pack Horse Bowling Club on ....


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A Night To Remember

Chris Wilcock, a long standing steward and supporter of the Silkmen tragically lost his mother earlier this year, and as a way of supporting the amazinge East Cheshire Hospice, which does so much for the people and families of the local community who are so tragically affected by cancer; Chris has arranged a ‘bit of a do\' at Porter\'s Prince of Wales on Roe Street in Macclesfield town centre this coming Friday night, the 14th of August with an 8pm kick off. There is a fair few things ....


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Your Song

PB would like to bring a bit of a ‘twist\' to the half time musical collection that pervades the half time interval and by using the song title of arguably one of Elton John\'s finest ballads as a means of encouraging one of the Silkmen faithful to pick just one song that holds so much meaning to them and will then played during the ‘brew break\' between the two halves of Vanarama National League Football at the home of our beloved Silkmen. So having explained this to you, the next ....


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Paddysboyz Ponderings - Pre Season

Well here we again. The pre- season is now in full swing and in keeping with what seems like an eternity of seasons gone by: WE ARE SKINT!! We have lost a number of last season\'s old guard and we can only wish all the very best to several of last season\'s heroes Rhys Taylor and Scotty Barrow who have returned to their Celtic roots with Newport County. We also send our best wishes to the ‘Mokey Cokey Man\' aka Adriano who has joined big spenders Wrexham and of course the ever popular ....


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Is It Time For An Sos

In line with the words of the one and only Simply Red it always feels like ‘money\'s to tight to mention\' at the Moss Rose and all indications are that this season is going to be no exception. Now PB knows that many of us including yours truly have bemoaned the lack of investment into our club in recent years but if we are going to expect the likes of Amar Alkadhi to continue his (already substantial) investment into the club then we should be willing to do the same in whatever small way ....


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Ode Of Remembrance

‘They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them\' The heartbreaking events of Friday 17th July 2015 at 9.10a.m. will be indelibly etched into the hearts and minds of the inhabitants of the tiny village of Bosley; a village so close to the Moss Rose. This normally tranquil little outpost on the outskirts of Macclesfield was devastated by a massive explosion at ....


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Importance Of The Silkmen Supporters Trust

Paddysboyz aka PB is a very keen supporter of the Silkmen Supporters Trust (SST) and is happy that people know it. PB\'s rationale for such support is very simple and he is happy to share it!! The disastrous saga of the McAlpine Stand led to the possibility that there would no longer be a viable football club within our town and the subsequent formation of the SST was one of the reasons why this ....


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Grab Yourself An Eyeful

The Silkmen get into shape for the 2015/16 season with some good looking fixtures in prospect at the Moss Rose. This is a great chance to get ‘a bit of the old and a bit of the new\' prior to what we hope will be an exciting new campaign and all for a very reasonable price as well!! The hierarchy at the club have sorted out a nice little deal so that you can see all five pre-season games ....


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Macc Ladz On Tour

The Silkmen will be back on tour for the 2015/16 season in the newly named Vanarama National League with a very tasty and popular trip to the English Riviera with a tricky opener against the Gulls of Torquay. This is always a favourite for Moose Tours regulars and what\'s the betting that their new signing Waide Fairhurst scores against us like everyone of our ex striker\'s seems to?! The ....


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The Boys Are Back In Town

Your favourite boys in blue grace the hallowed turf of the Moss Rose for the 2015/16 season in the newly named Vanarama National League starting with back to back fixtures against the Wings of Welling and the Sandgrounders of Southport following the tricky away tie on the English Riviera. Neither the Wings or the Sandgrounders are expected to give the higher echelons of the Vanarama National ....


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The New Face Of Wraggs

Hi everyone, and welcome to the start of what we sincerely hope will be a new and exciting season for our beloved Silkmen. Last Wednesday my nephew Robbie Taylor and I met with the one and only Matt Beresford who for many years ensured that Wraggs to Riches kept you entertained with new and varied articles. However, in recent times, the demands of fatherhood have meant that Matt struggles for ....


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