MACCLESFIELD TOWN 

("The Silkmen")

Year formed1874
Previous namesMacclesfield Football & Athletic Club: 1874 - 1897

Hallifield FC: 1897 - 1899

Macclesfield FC: 1899 - 1945

Macclesfield Town FC: 1945 - .

GroundMoss Rose, London Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 7SP

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements109 x 66 yards (100 x 60 metres)
Ground capacity6,335
Record attendance at present ground9,008 v Winsford United, Cheshire Senior Cup 2nd round, 4th February 1948
League career

The Combination: 1890 - 1897

Lancashire Combination Division Two: 1911 - 1914

Lancashire Combination Division One: 1914 - 1915

Cheshire County League: 1919 - 1968

Northern Premier League: 1968 - 1987

Conference: 1987 - 1997

Division Three: 1997 - 1998

Division Two: 1998- 1999

Division Three/League Two: 1999 - 2012

Blue Square Premier: 2012 - 2018

League Two: 2018 - .

First Football League game9th August 1997 v Torquay United, Division Three, won 2-1 
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Three runners-up: 1997-98

Vauxhall Conference / National League champions: 1994-95, 1996-97, 2017-18

Northern Premier League champions: 1968-69, 1969-70, 1986-87

Northern Premier League runners-up: 1984-85

Cheshire County League champions: 1931-32, 1932-33, 1952-53, 1960-61,

1963-64, 1967-68

Cheshire County League runners-up: 1933-34, 1961-62, 1964-65

Football Combination runners-up: 1890-91, 1895-96

Lancashire Combination Division Two runners-up: 1913-14

Domestic - CupFA Trophy winners: 1969-70, 1995-96

FA Trophy runners-up: 1988-89

Football Conference Challenge Cup winners: 1993-94

Football Conference Challenge Cup runners-up: 1995-96, 1996-97

Best League position24th, Division Two, 1998-99
Lowest League position22nd, League Two, 2006-07
Furthest in FA Cup

3rd round, 1967-68, 1987-88, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2006-07,

2008-09

Furthest in League Cup2nd round, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2008-09
Most League points 
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win82, Division Three, 1997-98
Fewest League points
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win43, Division Two, 1998-99
Most League goals scored66, Division Three, 1999-2000
Most League goals conceded77, League Two, 2006-07
Fewest League goals scored41, Division Three, 2001-02
Fewest League goals conceded44, Division Three, 1997-98
Most wins in a League season23, Division Three, 1997-98
Fewest wins in a League season11, Division Two, 1998-99

11, League Two, 2007-08

Most draws in a League season18, League Two, 2005-06, 2009-10
Fewest draws in a League season9, League Two, 2004-05
Most losses in a League season25, Division Two, 1998-99
Fewest losses in a League season10, Division Three, 1997-98
Record League win6-0 v Stockport County, League One, 26th December 2005
Record win15-0 v Chester St Marys, Cheshire Senior Cup 2nd round, 16th February 1886 
Record defeat1-13 v Tranmere Rovers reserves, 3rd May 1929
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season22, Jon Parkin, League Two, 2004-05
in total45, Matthew Tipton, 2002-2005 and 2006-2007
Most League appearances 263, Darren Tinson, 1997-2003
Most capped player10, George Abbey for Nigeria, 1999-2004
Youngest League playerPeter Griffiths, 18 years 44 days v Reading, 26th September 1998 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£300,000 for Ricky Lambert to Stockport County, April 2002
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£40,000 for Danny Swailes from Bury, January 2005