Macclesfield Town winding-up bid adjourned until January 15

General view of Macclesfield Town club crest at Moss Rose Ground prior to the Pre-Season Friendly between Macclesfield Town and Wigan Athletic at Moss Rose Ground on July 20, 2016 in Macclesfield, England.

A judge has adjourned a bid to wind up Sky Bet League Two side Macclesfield Town.

Judge Sally Barber considered Macclesfield's case at a hearing in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court in London on Wednesday.

She said the case would be reconsidered on January 15.

Tax officials have asked for the club to be wound up because debts have not been paid.

 during the Chekatrade trophy match between Newcastle United U23 and Macclesfield Town at St. James Park on December 4, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Image: Former Silkmen manager Sol Campbell is supporting the winding up application

Former manager Sol Campbell has supported that application.

Judges have been told that Macclesfield bosses owed a "very large" amount of tax and owed Campbell more than £180,000.

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