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Jamie Duncan looks at players who have played for both the Cobblers and the Silkmen

22 October 2018

Ahead of Tuesday night's game, Jamie Duncan looks at players who have played for both the Cobblers and Macclesfield Town.

Paul Turnbull signed for Northampton Town in 2011 after the Cobblers agreed a fee with Stockport County. He made 14 appearances for the Cobblers in a spell that lasted two years. After being released by Northampton, Macclesfield snapped him up, where he spent the next 3 years making 94 appearances and scoring 11 goals.

Ben Sedgemore was a midfielder who made his professional debut for Northampton Town, he played just once for the Cobblers back in 1994 whilst on loan from Birmingham City. In 1998 Macclesfield signed Sedgemore from Mansfield Town and he made 100 appearances during a 3 year stay whilst finding the back of the net on 6 occasions.

Goalkeeper Shwan Jalal was signed by Chris Wilder in the 2014-2015 season, the keeper went on to make four appearances for the Cobblers before signing for Macclesfield Town for the 2015-16 season where he made 37 appearances. He then joined Wrexham for a year before returning to Moss Rose the following season where he made another 41 appearances.

Adam Yates is a right back who joined the Cobblers on loan in the historic 2015-16 season. He played just the one game as cover for Brendan Moloney who was injured and Josh Lelan who was suspended. He joined Macclesfield Town last season and made 7 appearances as Macclesfield won the National League title. He retired at the end of last season.

PAUL HARSLEY (pictured)
Paul Harsley was a midfielder who joined Northampton Town in 2002 from the recently relegated Halifax Town. He was a mainstay in the side during his first season, winning the player of the season award, but left in February 2004 after making 59 appearances and scoring 2 goals. After the Cobblers he moved to Macclesfield Town where he stayed for the next two years making 107 appearances and scoring 11 goals.

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