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FTYBR V MACCLESFIELD - PREVIEW
2nd November 2007 8:46


Mansfield Town Supporters side, FTYBR FC welcome their Macclesfield Town counterparts Real Silkmen IFC to Abbott Road this Saturday morning.

The Stags side will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing 3-0 defeat away at Shrewsbury but it wont be an easy task against an experienced Silkmen side who in the teams only previous meeting, hammered Mansfield 5-1.

This season the Macc Lads haven't played too many times, but come into the game fresh from a 5-1 home win over Bury.

Manager, Steve Hartshorn remains upbeat despite what has been a disappointing start to the season,

“We've played against some real top sides so far this term so I am not too disheartened with the results, although we are ready for a win. Hopefully that will come this weekend.

I am keeping the same starting line up that started the game at Shrewsbury, that will give those players the chance of putting the record straight and making up for the poor show of form that gifted Shrews all three goals.”

It is the beginning of a busy time for the side although midweek there was a bit of disappointment when Grays crashed out of the FA Cup as Manager, Steve Hartshorn reveals,

“I had had an email from a Grays supporters side eager to come to Mansfield to play us on the Saturday morning. Needless to say that wont be happening now after their defeat to Lewes. The poor bloke at Grays sounded broken-hearted in another email I received after the game. I think they were really looking forward to it and it would have made a special day for both sides. I'll have to take a look at which teams are playing around us on that day now to see if we can get a game with someone else. It's a real shame.”

V Macclesfield Town (Real Silkmen IFC) IFA fixture Abbott Road 11 am kick off – All are welcome

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