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  • Date:26 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Moss Rose Ground
  • Attendance:5,849
Goal!

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92:05 +2.05

Effort from outside the penalty box by Keiran Murtagh goes wide right of the goal.

90:23 +0.23

Angelo Henriquez challenges Peter Winn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Winn. Roman Golobart concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Mackreth. Jack Mackreth restarts play with the free kick.

89:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Braham-Barrett by Angelo Henriquez. Angelo Henriquez goes into the book. Direct free kick taken by Peter Winn.

89:09

Peter Winn takes a outswinging corner to the near post, David Jones makes a clearance.

88:23

Unfair challenge on Dean McDonald by Roger Espinoza results in a free kick. Roger Espinoza goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Peter Winn delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance by David Jones.

86:49

Ryan Jackson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Mustoe. Ryan Jackson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jordan Mustoe takes the direct free kick.

85:58

Peter Winn produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

82:47

Dean McDonald produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

81:39

Ronnie Stam gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Braham-Barrett. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Peter Winn, Jordi Gomez makes a clearance.

80:30

Header from close range by Thierry Audel misses to the right of the goal.

79:53

Corner taken by Peter Winn from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Callum McManaman.

79:39

Keiran Murtagh takes a shot from 20 yards. Blocked by Roman Golobart.

77:42

John Paul Kissock goes off and Peter Winn comes on.

77:11

Foul by Maynor Figueroa on Matthew Barnes-Homer, free kick awarded. Craig Braham-Barrett restarts play with the free kick.

76:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Maynor Figueroa by Dean McDonald. Joel Robles restarts play with the free kick.

75:53

Dean McDonald on for Waide Fairhurst.

74:51

Callum McManaman fouled by Sam Wedgbury, the ref awards a free kick. Maynor Figueroa takes the free kick.

73:12

Sam Wedgbury gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roger Espinoza. Maynor Figueroa takes the free kick.

72:24

Waide Fairhurst produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

71:02

Matthew Barnes-Homer handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Joel Robles.

66:23

The referee blows for offside against Angelo Henriquez. Free kick taken by Joe Anyon.

65:48

Adrian Lopez on for Nouha Dicko.

65:02

Corner from left by-line taken by John Paul Kissock.

64:28

Inswinging corner taken by John Paul Kissock from the left by-line, Joel Robles makes a save.

59:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thierry Audel by Angelo Henriquez. Direct free kick taken by Joe Anyon.

58:04

The referee gives a free kick against Craig Braham-Barrett for handball. Craig Braham-Barrett is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Shot comes in from Maynor Figueroa from the free kick.

55:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Mackreth by Maynor Figueroa. Maynor Figueroa booked. Keiran Murtagh restarts play with the free kick. Matthew Barnes-Homer takes a shot from 25 yards. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.

53:21

Foul by Waide Fairhurst on Roger Espinoza, free kick awarded. Waide Fairhurst goes into the referee's book. Joel Robles restarts play with the free kick.

52:02

Fraser Fyvie goes off and David Jones comes on.

49:23

Corner taken by Roger Espinoza played to the near post, Headed chance falls to Angelo Henriquez,

48:13

Maynor Figueroa fouled by Matthew Barnes-Homer, the ref awards a free kick. Maynor Figueroa takes the free kick.

47:29

Shot by Waide Fairhurst from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

45:33

Nouha Dicko has an effort at goal. Joe Anyon makes a fantastic save.

43:23

Corner taken by Roger Espinoza played to the near post, Sam Wedgbury manages to make a clearance.

41:49

Nouha Dicko is caught offside. Joe Anyon takes the indirect free kick.

41:04

Waide Fairhurst challenges Fraser Fyvie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joel Robles takes the free kick.

39:49

Unfair challenge on Ryan Jackson by Nouha Dicko results in a free kick. Joe Anyon takes the free kick.

39:08

Thierry Audel takes a shot. Save by Joel Robles.

38:14

Corner from right by-line taken by John Paul Kissock.

37:42

Centre by Jack Mackreth, save made by Joel Robles.

36:29

Jordan Mustoe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Mackreth. The referee cautions Jordan Mustoe for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Keiran Murtagh. Shot by John Paul Kissock. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.

35:28

Angelo Henriquez takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

33:29

Shot by Sam Wedgbury from outside the box goes high over the target.

29:54

Effort on goal by Matthew Barnes-Homer from 12 yards. Save made by Joel Robles. Nathaniel Brown concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordi Gomez. Direct free kick taken by Jordi Gomez.

28:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury by Roger Espinoza. Joe Anyon restarts play with the free kick.

27:28

Matthew Barnes-Homer delivers the ball, save made by Joel Robles.

27:00

Foul by Fraser Fyvie on Sam Wedgbury, free kick awarded. Sam Wedgbury restarts play with the free kick.

23:14

Corner taken right-footed by John Paul Kissock, Roger Espinoza makes a clearance.

22:08

A cross is delivered by Ronnie Stam, save by Joe Anyon. Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Callum McManaman goes wide of the right-hand upright.

19:17

Unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury by Ronnie Stam results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Keiran Murtagh.

17:42

Callum McManaman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Waide Fairhurst. Free kick crossed right-footed by Keiran Murtagh from right wing, clearance made by Roger Espinoza.

16:13

Craig Braham-Barrett fouled by Nouha Dicko, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Anyon.

14:52

Roman Golobart concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Barnes-Homer. Keiran Murtagh takes the free kick.

13:45

The ball is crossed by Jack Mackreth, Maynor Figueroa makes a clearance.

7:41

Keiran Murtagh has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the goal.

5:06

Foul by Thierry Audel on Callum McManaman, Penalty awarded. Placed penalty scored by Jordi Gomez. Macclesfield 0-1 Wigan.Assist by Callum McManaman.

Match Preview

King finds cup run hard to believe Macclesfield manager Steve King is still having to pinch himself to believe his history makers are on the brink of a place in the FA Cup fifth round. King arrived at Moss Rose in the summer, amid general disenchantment, at a club that had just been relegated from the Football League knowing he was not the man the locals wanted to guide them back. Slowly he has turned opinion round, partly through a refreshing brand of football, but also because of a cup run the like of which has never been seen in these parts before. In 139 years, Macclesfield had never been beyond the third round. King took just six months to break the record. "It is surreal," he said. "I have followed the FA Cup all my life. "To be part of the last 32, with the opportunity to create an upset is unreal. It has taken the club 139 years to get to this point. We did it in six months. "I had the FA Cup in my house this week, the trophy I have seen all the stars lifting. You have to pinch yourself really." Macclesfield tackle Wigan in a game that repeats a fixture in the very first Northern Premier League almost half a century ago. It is the one King would have chosen himself. "I wanted to play Wigan because for a Premier League star to turn up here and have 6,000 spectators virtually standing on their backs is going to be a culture shock," he said. "Not only that, Roberto Martinez is my style of manager. "He plays the kind of football I like. He won't compromise no matter what, which is just the same as me. It is nice to be up against someone like that." Macclesfield have suffered one unwanted setback in the build-up as goalkeeper Lance Cronin has been ruled out with a broken thumb, forcing King into an emergency loan to get Joe Anyon from Shrewsbury. For the visitors, Roger Espinoza and Angelo Henriquez are likely to start after making their Wigan debuts in the third-round win over Bournemouth, while Callum McManaman and Fraser Fyvie could also make rare appearances for the Latics. Arouna Kone is unavailable as he is on African Nations Cup duty with Ivory Coast while Antolin Alcaraz (groin), Ivan Ramis (knee), Adrian Lopez (hamstring), midfielders Ben Watson (broken leg) and Albert Crusat (knee) and striker Ryo Miyaichi (ankle) are still unavailable. Martinez, a former Latics player who played for the club during their rise through the lower league ranks, expects a full-blooded clash. Despite the 82 places separating them in their league positions, the Wigan boss remains wary of the Silkmen after they dumped npower Championship leaders Cardiff out of the FA Cup in the last round with two late goals. "There is going to be a lot of passion in the Moss Rose ground on Saturday and it is going to be a typical FA Cup tie," Martinez said. "Divisional status is not an issue in the FA Cup or any cup for that matter and as we've seen against Cardiff City in the last round, Macclesfield use their home ground to their advantage and they were very effective against the leaders of the Championship, which is a phenomenal achievement. "As we saw ourselves against Bournemouth in the last round, players can raise their game in one off matches like these and they can hit extraordinary physical levels which bring about an extra difficulty when you are trying to prepare. "We're going to have over 2,000 of our fans filling a third of the ground which makes it even more significant for us and in many ways it is a blast from the past for some of our supporters that have been following the club since our days in the lower divisions. "We are really looking forward to the game and we want to progress to the fifth round."

Formation:442Manager: Steve King

Macclesfield

Formation: 4231Manager: Roberto Martinez

Wigan

  • Joe Anyon
  • Ryan Jackson
  • Nathaniel Brown
  • Thierry Audel
  • Craig Braham-Barrett
  • Jack Mackreth
  • Keiran Murtagh
  • Sam Wedgbury
  • John Paul Kissock
  • Waide Fairhurst
  • Matthew Barnes-Homer
  • SUBS
  • Andrew Mills
  • Amari Morgan-Smith
  • Peter Winn
  • Tony Diagne
  • Charlie Henry
  • Carl Martin
  • Dean McDonald

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