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Macclesfield

(măk`əlzfēld), town (1991 pop. 46,832), Cheshire East, W England. Silk manufacture, of which Macclesfield is the principal center in England, was introduced in the town in 1756. Other manufactures are clothing, shoes, electrical appliances, and paper. The Church of St. Michael dates from 1278 and the grammar school from the beginning of the 16th cent. Macclesfield Forest is a moorland east of the town.

Macclesfield

a market town in NW England, in Cheshire: former centre of the silk industry; pharmaceuticals, services. Pop.: 50 688 (2001)
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National League leaders Macclesfield are 11-10 favourites and have won their last four league outings including away victories at high-flying Aldershot and Tranmere.
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And midfielder Jamie Chandler - who scored twice in a 4-0 win at Moss Rose in the 2012/13 season - said: "We have a good record against Macclesfield and we've played well and had two great wins at the Moss Rose.
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John Paul Kissock hit the bar as Macclesfield pushed for a winner, while Kieran Murtagh also went close.
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