Stadium: Moss Rose, London Road, Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7SP
Telephone: 01625 264 686
Colours: Blue and
Askey spent his entire professional playing career at Moss Rose
making over 700 appearances between 1984 and 2003. Upon retiring he
became Youth Team Coach before accepting the first team Manager's
reigns in July 2013.
Nickname: The Silkmen
|Rose and Crown|
|Silk FM Stand|
|John Askey Terrace|
|The Hand of God?|
Borough is known as the Peaks and Plains of Cheshire and has the very
pretty Peak District National Park as one of its boundaries. The town
itself is one that doesn't offer too much appeal for trip away
and as the game is on the Tuesday night – a poor 3/10 applies.
you know that the clubs nickname originates from the world renowned
Silk Industry in the town at its height in the early 19th century.
The lovely Victorian Canal Mill building (now very sought after
apartments) was the original home of the tastiest bread in the world,
Hovis. Buttered Hovis bread with clear honey is the ultimate Sunday
Get Me Outa Here Celebrity Jungle King (of the fake tan) David
Dickenson had shares in the local solarium in nearby Bollington while
Jasper Carrot’s detective partner Robert Powell, who played the
aforementioned Nicky Evans’ son in the 1970’s TV blockbuster
Jesus Of Nazareth, grew up in these parts. The greatest Glam Rock
band ever was Slade and their original frontman Noddy “Mind Your
Nuts” Holder lives in the area and Archbishop of Canterbury’s
envoy Terry Waite once had a season ticket at Moss Rose. He liked
sitting on his own for some reason!
|6 Number 1's and 6 Top 5 singles in less than 3 Years......#boughtthemall|
|Keith Alexander 1956-2010|