Maidstone vs Macclesfield Town - Match Preview

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Wed 21 Mar 2018

Macclesfield Town made the long trip down to Maidstone this evening for their re-arranged National League fixture. The original game, due to take place on March 6th, was postponed due to traffic problems on the M25. Below, we have all you need to know about tonight’s fixture.

Team News

John Askey is once again expected to have close to a fully fit squad to choose from, but he may have to make alterations after a tough recent schedule. Callum Evans will be pushing for a start after coming on as a second half substitute against Dover on Saturday, but Ryan Lloyd is expected to miss out with his achilles injury.

Maidstone will have Hull loanee, Greg Luer available after he joined the club on loan until the end of the season on Monday.

Last Time Out – Macclesfield 1-4 Maidstone

A Zavon Hines inspired Maidstone came away with all three points in the fixture between these two sides earlier this season.

The former West Ham United youngster, who now turns out for Chesterfield, bagged a brace, before further goals from Joe Pigott and Alex Wynter saw the visitors go 4-0 ahead shortly after the hour mark.  

Koby Arthur added a consolation late on for Macclesfield, but Maidstone moved to seventh in the table with the win.

One To Watch – Stuart Lewis

Following the departure of both Hines and Pigott from The Gallagher Stadium, the attention now turns to midfielder Stuart Lewis.

The 30-year-old, who is the club’s current leading scorer from midfield, featured for Arsenal, Norwich and Tottenham as a youngster before going on to represent a number of Football League clubs.

Lewis’ goalscoring threat from midfield with continue to be pivotal as Maidstone look to move away from the bottom four.

Ticket News

All ticketing information ahead of the game can be found by clicking here.

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By Steven Dale.

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