Macclesfield Town
2018–19 season
ChairmanMark Blower
ManagerMark Yates
(until 8 October)[1]
Sol Campbell
(from 27 November)[2]
StadiumMoss Rose
League Two22nd
EFL CupThird round
EFL TrophySecond round

The 2018–19 season was Macclesfield Town's first season back in League Two after gaining promotion the season before.[3]

Competitions

Pre-season friendlies

League Two

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
20 Port Vale 46 12 13 21 39 55 −16 49
21 Cambridge United 46 12 11 23 40 66 −26 47
22 Macclesfield Town 46 10 14 22 48 74 −26 44
23 Notts County (R) 46 9 14 23 48 84 −36 41 Relegation to the National League
24 Yeovil Town (R) 46 9 13 24 41 66 −25 40
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [4]
(R) Relegated.

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 10 14 22 48 74  −26 44 5 11 7 26 35  −9 5 3 15 22 39  −17

Last updated: 4 May 2019.
Source: BBC

Results by matchday

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GroundAHAHHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHHAAHHAHAAHHAAHAHAHHAAHAH
ResultLLLDDLLLLDDLLWLLLLWWLWDWLDLWWLLDDDLLWDDDWLLDWD
Position15232323232323232424242424242424242424242424242323232323232323232323232323232424222222222222
Updated to match(es) played on 4 May 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches

On 21 June 2018, the League Two fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[5][6]

FA Cup

The first round draw was made live on BBC by Dennis Wise and Dion Dublin on 22 October.[8]

EFL Cup

On 15 June 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Vietnam.[9] The second round draw was made from the Stadium of Light on 16 August.[10] The third round draw was made on 30 August 2018 by David Seaman and Joleon Lescott.[11]

EFL Trophy

On 13 July 2018, the initial group stage draw bar the U21 invited clubs was announced.[12] The draw for the second round was made live on Talksport by Leon Britton and Steve Claridge on 16 November.[13]


Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Accrington Stanley (Q) 3 2 0 0 1 8 5 +3 6 Advance to Round 2
2 L2 Macclesfield Town (Q) 3 1 1 0 1 6 8 −2 5
3 L1 Blackpool (E) 3 1 0 1 1 7 7 0 4
4 ACA West Bromwich Albion U21 (E) 3 1 0 0 2 4 5 −1 3
Source: EFL.com
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.


Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CF England Nathan Blissett Plymouth Argyle Free transfer [14]
1 July 2018 DM England Callum Evans Forest Green Rovers Free transfer [15]
1 July 2018 CB England Jamie Grimes Cheltenham Town Free transfer [16]
1 July 2018 CF England Ben Stephens Stratford Town Undisclosed [16]
1 July 2018 CB England Miles Welch-Hayes Bath City Undisclosed [17]
4 July 2018 CF England Harry Smith Millwall Free transfer [18]
16 July 2018 RB England James Pearson Kidderminster Harriers Free transfer [19]
20 July 2018 DM England Michael Rose Morecambe Free transfer [20]
20 July 2018 GK Wales Rhys Taylor AFC Fylde Free transfer [21]
2 August 2018 GK England Luke Simpson York City Free transfer [22]
9 August 2018 RM Jersey Peter Vincenti Coventry City Free transfer [23]
16 November 2018 CB England Nathan Cameron Bury Free transfer [24]
28 December 2018 GK England Emmanuel Idem Aston Villa Free transfer [25]
11 January 2019 LM Ghana Enoch Andoh Nuneaton Borough Free transfer [26]
11 January 2019 RW England Adam Dawson AFC Telford United Free transfer [27]
28 January 2019 CB Scotland Zak Jules Shrewsbury Town Free transfer [28]
28 January 2019 LB Cyprus Stelios Demetriou Scotland Ross County Free transfer [29]
31 January 2019 CF England Shamir Mullings Maidstone United Free transfer [30]
1 February 2019 DM Belgium Brice Ntambwe Scotland Partick Thistle Free transfer [31]
4 February 2019 LW Curaçao Liandro Martis Leicester City Free transfer [32]

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 RB Republic of Ireland Noe Baba Republic of Ireland Waterford Released [33][34]
1 July 2018 SS Italy Diego De Girolamo Buxton Released [33][35]
1 July 2018 GK Iraq Shwan Jalal Chesterfield Released [33][36]
1 July 2018 LB England Mitch Hancox Milton Keynes Dons Free transfer [37]
1 July 2018 CB England Ahmed Ibrahim Free agent Released [33]
1 July 2018 CB England Kieran Kennedy Shrewsbury Town Undisclosed [38]
1 July 2018 CB England George Pilkington Retired N/A [39]
1 July 2018 GK England Sam Ramsbottom Alfreton Town Released [33][40]
1 July 2018 DM Jamaica Courtney Richards Nuneaton Borough Released [33][41]
1 July 2018 CB England Josh Thompson Free agent Released [33]
1 July 2018 CM England Danny Whitehead Salford City Free transfer [42]
20 November 2018 GK England Luke Simpson Tamworth Released [43][44]
21 December 2018 CF England Nathan Blissett Solihull Moors Undisclosed [45]

Loans in

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
1 July 2018 CB Republic of Ireland Fiacre Kelleher Oxford United 31 May 2019 [46]
30 July 2018 CM England Callum Maycock Coventry City 31 May 2019 [47]
3 August 2018 AM England Malachi Napa Oxford United 1 January 2019 [48]
15 August 2018 GK Republic of Ireland Kieran O'Hara Manchester United 31 May 2019 [49]
31 August 2018 CF England Jordan Ponticelli Coventry City 10 January 2019 [50][51]
18 January 2019 CM England Reece Cole Brentford 31 May 2019 [52]
31 January 2019 CF Scotland Botti Biabi Wales Swansea City 31 May 2019 [53]

Loans out

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
2 March 2019 RW England Adam Dawson AFC Telford United 31 May 2019 [54]

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