Date of birth – 24th October 1986
Born and raised in Macclesfield, Chris Holroyd joined the club on loan in the autumn of 2012 from Preston North End. After progressing successfully through Crewe Alexandra’s youth system, Holroyd went on to join Chester City where he signed professionally at the age of 20. A top finisher, Holroyd has enjoyed many successful campaigns in front of goal; most notably whilst at Cambridge United scoring an imposing 28 goals in just 61 appearances. Holroyd signed with the club on a permanent deal in 2013 and has been a regular for the club since. He has now made over 100 appearances for his hometown club and recently signed a new deal keeping with Macclesfield until the summer of 2017.