Macclesfield Town travel to Northwich 1874 tonight for the Preliminary round of the Cheshire Senior Cup. The Silkmen will be looking to match their performance in the 2015 competition, where they lifted the trophy with a 3-2 win over Northwich Victoria in the final.
The starting line-up is expected to be made up from the Silkmen Under-21 side, with the U21 manager, Martyn Irvine, taking charge.
One to watch – Scott McGowan
A virtual ever-present since joining the club in the summer of 2016, McGowan has already netted 14 times in the 2017/18 season.
He caught the eye of the 1874 staff when playing for Congleton Town. Netting a hattrick against his current club for ‘the Bears’ in the 2015/16 season.
After netting 30 goals in 56 games for Congleton, he has continued his form at 1874. Scoring 36 goals in 71 appearances. He is regarded as a prolific scorer in the lower leagues.
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By Steven Dale.