MATCH PREVIEW: MACCLESFIELD V BOOTLE

01 Oct 2022 | Match Preview

Danny Whitaker’s side return to the Leasing.com Stadium for the second time this week later today, as we welcome Bootle ahead of our latest Northern Premier League West Division fixture.

After enjoying a scintillating run of form, The Silkmen will be looking to extend their five-point lead at the top of the division and continue their devastating record of scoring fifteen goals in the last three outings.

Our visitors come into the game residing in ninth position, having accumulated eleven points from their opening seven contests.

Simon Wills rescued a point for The Bucks on Tuesday evening, as his 77th minute strike cancelled out Tom Moore’s 43rd minute opener at Runcorn Linnets.

TEAM NEWS

Dan Cowan is the only injury concern ahead of tonight’s game as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

TICKETS

Tickets remain ahead of this afternoon’s game to home supporters only and can be purchased either online via the link HERE or at our Club Reception from 12:30.

Supporters are asked to arrive early to avoid the risk of queues.

Tickets are priced at –

  • Adults: £12.00
  • Concessions: £9.00
  • Students: £7.00
  • Under-18s: £5.00
  • Under 12s: £2.00
  • Disabled / Carer: FREE

Please note that Disabled and Carer tickets can only be claimed from our Club Reception on production of relevant identification.

All Under-12s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets from the previously scheduled date remain valid, but those relating to the Newcastle Town home game originally scheduled for this evening are not valid.

MATCH ARRANGEMENTS

Today represents a Category A fixture.

Away supporters will be allocated c.100 seats in the north end of the Moss Lane stand (closest to the Silkmen Terrace). A line of stewards will form a barrier separating home and away fans accordingly.

The Silkmen Terrace will be open exclusively for away fans and all travelling fans will enter the Stadium via the turnstiles located in between the Silkmen Terrace and Moss Lane Stand. 

Segregation gates will be in operation, with toilets and refreshment facilities (including the temporary Butch’s Bar) located behind the terrace and in between the two stands. 

Home supporters can access the Stadium via any of the other turnstiles located around the ground and assume their normal matchday position.

PROGRAMMES

A full 64-page programme will be on sale from around the ground today, priced at £3.00.

Card payments are also be welcome.

COMMENTARY

If you can’t make the game then fear not, as the dulcet tones of Matthew Todd will be providing full-match commentary via our Mixlr channel from around 14:50.

You can access this via the link HERE.

MATCH UPDATES

We will also be providing live match updates on our Facebook and Twitter channels this afternoon.

For those who don’t have social media profiles, then you can access our Twitter feed via the homepage of our website.

Scroll down until you see “Social Wall” and you will be able to watch all the drama unfold.

BAR TWENTY SEVEN

Bar Twenty Seven will be open to members before the game this afternoon and will open their doors to everyone after the game – allowing you to discuss the match’s main talking points within the best Sports Bar in town.

FAN ZONE

Our amazing new Fan Zone will also be fully open from 13:00 this afternoon.

The area provides an incredible vantage point to savour the pre-match atmosphere, watch the game and discuss all the main talking points after the final whistle.

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