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Ritchie's ready to roll

With a strong summer showing behind him Branagan is all set to be Askey's number one no1

The takeover's off

A bid led by former vice-chairman Andy Scott to buy Macc Town has been turned down at the last minute by major shareholder Amar Alkadhi

Town takeover almost complete at Moss Rose

Amar Alkadhi’s selling of his majority shareholding is going ahead, in time for the Silkmen’s top brass to present a plan of action to the league

Amar - the worst is over

Amar Alkadhi insists the Silkmen are returning to a period of financial stability

Efe's out on his ear

Macc's popular defender and assistant manager who returned to the Moss Rose just a year ago, has been told the budget won’t stretch far enough for John Askey to keep his lieutenant

Two in - and Askey's due to sign up too

Branagan and Cowan have re-signed for John Askey, who himself has agreed a rolling contract at Macc
Matt King and Ed Stobart congratulate try-scorer Elliot Brierley during Macclesfield’s thumping of Caldy.

Hot Blues blow Caldy away

National League Two North: Macclesfield RUFC 52 Caldy 15

Blues taste first defeat at hands of Midlanders

Action from Macclesfield's clash with Birmingham and Solihull
National League Two North: Macclesfield RUFC 17 Birmingham and Solihull 32

Blues cruise to a massive win

Macclesfield RUFC’s Matt King scored three of the Blues’ 11 tries against Dudley Kingswinford.
National League Two North: Macclesfield RUFC 73 Dudley Kingswinford 3

Sport in Pictures

Moores opens the doors

England coach Peter Moores took time out to return to the club where it all began for him

Defeat condemns Macc to relegation

In a disappointing season for Macclesfield CC batsman Khalid Sawas scored more than 600 runs
CCCL Premier Division: Macclesfield 211, Hyde 212-6 (Hyde won by four wickets)

Last-day defeat to champs but Poynton happy

Danny Williams, Poynton CC
CCCL Division Two: Poynton 110, Timperley 111-5 (Timperley won by five wickets)
Liam Hanrahan

Hanrahan showing a new virtue

Super-bantamweight Liam Hanrahan had been due to take on Jamie Speight later this month in a match that would surely have reaped big rewards for the winner.

Donaldson going up in the world rankings

Donaldson hit just one bogey in his last 36 holes to tie with Martin?Kaymer and Bubba Watson on 14-under at  the WGC-HSBC Champions  tournament at Sheshan International Golf Club.

Silver success can lead to bigger things for Evie Hancox

Poynton’s Evie Hancox won silver in the Cheshire Schools’ under-16s Pentathlon Championships
The 15-year-old King’s School pupil, from Poynton, claimed a silver medal in the Cheshire Schools’ under-16s Pentathlon Championships.

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The Silkmen Legends squad, led by Peter Wragg (left of back row) before they beat the Premier Allstar team 5-2 on Sunday

Legends match helps Macclesfield Town feelgood factor

Pictures: Bryan Robson turns out for Macc fundraiser

Fans surged onto the pitch at The Oval when England won the Ashes in 1953

Will the Ashes Test live up to England's past Oval classics?

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