Date: 11th March 2010 at 5:21pm
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The Silkmen continued to pay tribute to the Big Man on the pitch with a fourth point in two games in a hard fought match against Accrington Stanley.

The Silkmen`s first ever point at Stanley came courtesy of a Matthew Tipton penalty with 10 minutes remaining.

Despite being on the back foot for much of the first half, the Silkmen had gone in on level terms, and could even have been in the lead thanks to an excellent shot from Lee Bell which had rebounded back off the cross bar.

The second half was a more entertaining game on a poor pitch and the home side took the lead when Ross Draper miscontrolled in his own area and Accrington`s Kee rifled home the loose ball.

The home side had previously hit the post with a free header and before the Silkmen equalised could have scored again as Jon Brain was relieved to see the linesman`s flag raised after he had been beaten by Symes.

But the Silkmen also had their chances. Before the Macc goal Emile Sinclair found his way into the box from a through-ball but couldn`t get the ball into space for a shot and his effort lacked power and was saved by the ‘keeper.

But it was Sinclair who would later win the penalty. After being forced wide of the goal he looked to lift the ball over his marker to find more room for a shot only for it to be batted out of play by the defenders raised arm. Matthew Tipton stepped up for the spot kick and hit it in off the post.

The Silkmen`s best chance to win the game came from a John Rooney shot that whizzed just wide whilst at the other end Jon Brain had to be on form to parry away a close range header.