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Macclesfield Town 2-0 Alfreton Town

Waide Fairhurst
Waide Fairhurst has played for six different teams during his career including Lincoln and Shrewsbury

Macclesfield moved into the play-off places as a goal in each half gave them victory over Alfreton Town and extended their unbeaten run to eight games.

Danny Whitaker fired wide before Scott Barrow put Macclesfield ahead as he beat three Alfreton players to score.

Karl Hawley's low shot was well saved by Rhys Taylor at the other end.

Matthew Barnes-Homer twice went close for the hosts, before Waide Fairhurst secured the win when he reacted first to a loose ball in the box.

Line-ups

Macclesfield

  • 1Taylor
  • 2HallsSubstituted forGrantat 53'minutes
  • 3Barrow
  • 31HoganBooked at 66mins
  • 5Pilkington
  • 6Turnbull
  • 23WhitakerBooked at 52mins
  • 11Moke
  • 10Fairhurst
  • 29Barnes-Homer
  • 9Holroyd

Substitutes

  • 7Lavelle-Moore
  • 20Branagan
  • 27Thomas
  • 28Grant
  • 30Bailey

Alfreton

  • 20Johnson
  • 2WoodBooked at 55mins
  • 25DaviesBooked at 72mins
  • 5Graham
  • 26Byrne
  • 10BradleyBooked at 88mins
  • 11Howell
  • 15KeaneSubstituted forHicksat 77'minutes
  • 12Shaw
  • 23Hawley
  • 24LambSubstituted forClaytonat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Courtney
  • 7Hicks
  • 9Clayton
  • 14Sheridan
  • 17McDonald
Referee:
Ian Hussin
Attendance:
1,471

Match Stats

Home TeamMacclesfieldAway TeamAlfreton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away4
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home7
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Alfreton Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Macclesfield Town 2, Alfreton Town 0.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Booking

Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town).

Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Macclesfield Town 2, Alfreton Town 0. Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Liam Hogan (Macclesfield Town).

Paul Clayton (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Foul by Clifford Byrne (Alfreton Town).

Adriano Moke (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Nathan Hicks replaces Jordan Keane.

Booking

Tom Davies (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Davies (Alfreton Town).

Waide Fairhurst (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Paul Clayton replaces Carl Lamb.

Attempt missed. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Hand ball by Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town).

Attempt missed. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Booking

Liam Hogan (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Liam Hogan (Macclesfield Town).

Tom Shaw (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Alfreton Town. Karl Hawley tries a through ball, but Karl Hawley is caught offside.

Corner, Macclesfield Town.

Attempt missed. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Macclesfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box.

Attempt missed. Chris Holroyd (Macclesfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Paul Turnbull (Macclesfield Town).

Jordan Keane (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Booking

Bradley Wood (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Bradley Wood (Alfreton Town).

Alex Grant (Macclesfield Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Macclesfield Town. Alex Grant replaces Andy Halls because of an injury.

Booking

Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town).

Carl Lamb (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Tom Shaw (Alfreton Town).

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