Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Silkmen Suffer Bout of Travel Sickness as Kay Sees Red Late On

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Silkmen Suffer Bout of Travel Sickness as Kay Sees Red Late On

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MACCLESFIELD's fine form came to a halt as they lost 3-2 away to Salisbury in the Skrill Premier.

The Silkmen went into Saturday's game eight unbeaten but lost Peter Winn and Carl Martin to injury inside 28 minutes before falling behind on the stroke of half-time.

In time added on for the injuries, Scott Boden was brought down and Connor Jennings drew Macc level from the penalty spot and the Silkmen took a 55th-minute lead through Paul Turnbull.

But a Steve Williams foul allowed Salisbury to equalise with a penalty of their own on 72 minutes, before Jamie White fired the hosts in front with 10 minutes left.

Macc also lost Scott Kay to a straight red card for a foul in stoppage time, yet there was still time for Danny Andrew to fire against the crossbar for the Silkmen.

HYDE are now 13 points adrift at the bottom after losing 2-1 at home to Alfreton. Scott Spencer fired the Tigers into a 66th-minute lead, only for Alfreton to draw level on 74 minutes then claim the winner four minutes later.

ALTRINCHAM were unconvincing at home to Solihull Moors yet still managed to win and join Hednesford at the top of the Skrill North.

James Walshaw was bundled over in the 14th minute and he stepped up to score the game's only goal from the penalty spot.

STALYBRIDGE are 11th in the table after a late goal condemned them to a 2-1 home defeat by lowly Worcester.

Shabir Khan gave the visitors the lead in the very first minute and it took Celtic until the 81st to draw level, through a Kristian Platt penalty after Khan was sent off for giving away the spot- kick. But Daniel Nti struck a minute from time to give the 10 men all three points.

STOCKPORT COUNTY boss Alan Lord (pictured) criticised his side's set-piece defending following their 2-1 home defeat by North Ferriby United, who are one of four teams level at the top.

A goal in each half from Anthony Wilson - the first an unmarked header from a corner - extended the Hatters' recent run to only one victory in eight games. …

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