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26th November 2004 20:23

MacKenzie makes Macclesfield move

Macclesfield boss Brian Horton has signed Neil MacKenzie on loan from League Two rivals Mansfield Town.
The 28-year-old midfielder has moved to the Moss Rose for a three-month spell, but is not eligible to play in the FA Cup or LDV Vans Trophy.

The former Stoke, Cambridge, Kidderminster and Blackpool player has been with the Stags since August 2002.

MacKenzie has started 50 league games for the Stags and has made 20 appearances this season.

MacKenzie comes to Moss Rose

Mansfield Town's 29 year old midfielder Neil Mackenzie has joined the
Silkmen on a three month loan.

After rumours that Brian Horton was looking to strengthen the Moss Rose
squad it is being reported that he has gone to Keith Curle's Mansfield Town
and signed midfielder Neil Mackenzie on a three month loan.

Mackenzie featured in both games between the two clubs earlier this month,
playing a full 90 minutes in the LDV Vans Trophy game at the Moss Rose and
coming on at half time for the Stags in the game at Field Mill.

Neil started at Stoke City as a trainee and a had year at Cambridge United
when he cost £40,000. After that he has had free transfers to Kidderminster
Harriers, Blackpool and Mansfield Town.

It is believed that he will be in the squad to go to Nene Park tomorrow.
KIDDERMINSTER Harriers official website:

KIDDERMINSTER Harriers have confirmed they will be without the services of
midfielder Simon Brown for tomorrow's clash with Northampton Town.
West Bromwich Albion have accepted an initial bid from Mansfield Town late
last night, although it has believed the deal has yet to go through.
Despite this Brown won't be playing for Harriers tomorrow.
"As far as I understand Simon hasn't actually signed a contract with
Mansfield but he made it clear he wasn't in the right frame of mind to play
for us tomorrow even though technically still our player," boss Shaun
Cunnington said.
"I am disappointed he's decided to take this stance but I need I need 11
players out there tomorrow willing to spill blood for the cause. If Simon
didn't want to be part of that then we have to move on."


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