Macclesfield Withdraws £20K Pay-to-Play Promotion

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Macclesfield Withdraws £20K Pay-to-Play Promotion
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It is the Roy of the Rovers dream of every fan - and it will remain just a dream after a football club who promised to make it come true by launching a unique pay-to-play scheme scrapped it within hours! Hard-up Macclesfield Town offered one lucky fan the chance to pull on its blue-and-white strip and play for 10 minutes in a professional game in front of a crowd of thousands - in exchange for £20,000.

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