Date: 28th June 2006 at 8:17am
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Alex Ferguson has stated that he will be bringing some of his star players to the Moss for the pre-season friendly on July 31st.

Brian Horton spoke to the Maccesfield Express and said:

‘I spoke to Sir Alex and he said he`d try and put some names in there that the fans will want to see,’ said Horton.

The Silkmen begin their friendly campaign at Congleton Town on Wednesday, July 12, before visiting Kirkham and Wesham three days later.

Home fans will get their first chance to see the new-look Macclesfield side when Town entertain Championship outfit Leicester City at the Moss on Tuesday, July 18. The same side they will face in the Carling Cup a few weeks later.

We then travel to Southport and Hyde United – as part of the Matthew McNeil deal – on Saturday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 25, before welcoming United for their final pre-season game.