September proved to be a strong month for Macclesfield Town. It was a busy one with six National League games played, and a period that pushed them up from tenth to fourth in the table.
Here are some of the facts and figures from the second month of the 2017/18 season.
5 – The number of bookings picked up by Silkmen players – Gime Toure v Woking, Kieran Kennedy and Courtney Richards v Solihull, Noe Baba v AFC Fylde and Elliot Durrell v Maidstone.
8 – Number of goals scored.
12 - The number of points the Silkmen won in September.
18 – The minute of our opening goal of the month. Scored by Elliot Durrell in the game against Woking at Moss Rose.
53 – Minute of Shwan Jalal’s penalty save against Solihull Moors on the 9th.
4 – The number of times that in form striker Scott Wilson found the back of the net.
490.2 – The number of miles that the 84 travelling Macclesfield fans covered in the game against Torquay.
2 – Number of new signings made by John Askey – Danny Whitehead (Wigan Athletic), Sam Ramsbottom.
2 – Two players exited the club in September - Billy O’Brien, Courtney Richards (loan, Solihull Moors).
20.19 - Seconds that it took Macclesfield to score against Aldershot.
By Steven Dale.