Macclesfield manager Daryl McMahon was proud of the efforts of his patched-together side despite their 4-0 FA Cup defeat to seventh-tier side Kingstonian.
Kingstonian eased past a hastily-assembled Macclesfield side with a 4-0 away win that booked the seventh tier club a spot in the second round of the FA Cup.
Macclesfield’s team selection for their FA Cup first round clash with Kingstonian will largely depend on their ability to settle a players’ strike.
Michael Flynn insists he will be staying at Newport despite having been interviewed for the vacant Lincoln manager’s job at the weekend.
Emmanuel Osadebe was Macclesfield’s hero as they held high-flying Newport to a deserved 1-1 draw at Moss Rose.
Paul Hurst was once again left to rue missed chances as Scunthorpe left Macclesfield empty-handed following a 1-0 defeat.
Joe Ironside’s second-half penalty was enough to give Daryl McMahon his first win as Macclesfield manager at home to Scunthorpe.
Macclesfield will pick from the same squad for the visit of Scunthorpe.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley stressed there was more to come from his side after they claimed a narrow 1-0 Sky Bet League Two victory over Macclesfield at Moss Rose.
Ritchie Sutton was on target as Morecambe claimed their first win of the Sky Bet League Two season with a narrow 1-0 victory at Macclesfield to hand home manager Daryl McMahon a loss on his debut.
Macclesfield’s first home match since the departure of boss Sol Campbell sees them entertain Morecambe on Tuesday night.