Matches against Macclesfield Town F.C.
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|Macclesfield Town F.C.|
|Founded||1874 as Macclesfield|
|Ground||Moss Rose, Macclesfield|
Macclesfield Town Football Club are an football club based in the small town of Macclesfield in Cheshire. A football club was first formed in Macclesfield in the mid-1800s, but played Rugby Union rules. In 1874, the club adopted the rules of the Football Association. Between 1874 and 1940 the club was known by a succession of names, including Macclesfield Football and Athletic Club, Hallifield F.C. and Macclesfield F.C.. When competitive football resumed after World War 2, Macclesfield Town Football Club Ltd. was formed and the club gained their current name. The club have spent the majority of their history in non-league football, but gained Football League status in 1997. They have played Chelsea just once; an FA Cup tie in 2007.