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Premier League trio train with Macclesfield

Former Premier League players Wes Brown, Shay Given and Alex Bruce are training with National League side Macclesfield Town.

The trio, all released by their clubs at the end of last season, live close to Macclesfield and have joined the Silkmen for pre-season to stay fit and undertake coaching.

"It says a lot about the club that they came to training, and then came the next day and the next," boss John Askey said.

"Wes and Alex are doing their coaching badges so helped to run a session while Shay has been taking the goalkeepers," added assistant manager Steve Watson, who played with Given at Newcastle.

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