Fans delighted after Halifax Town promotion

Halifax Town has been promoted after winning against Brackley 1-0.

Town fans ran on to the pitch in delight to celebrate with their team.

Some of you have also taken to Twitter to express your delight.

Michelle Rowlands writes: “Congratulations @FCHTOnline @FCHalifaxTown.”

Paul Bottomley says: “#WE are #BSP said we are #BSP Shaymen going up #yeesssssss @NickBotty @phillliibob @Grantona thats the way to do it.”

Louise Jowett says: “Well done @FCHalifaxTown #townaregoingup.”

@Debbie2711 writes: “Wooo Halifax Town are back in the conference after a five year absence #goleegregory #godsowncountry.”

Nicola Furbiusher writes: “Five years since going into liquidation @FCHalifaxTown are promoted back to the Conference. Brilliant news for my home town #Shaymen.”

Northern Lad says: “Well done the Shaymen, back in the Conference premier league. Now for the football league #fcht.”

Others have written excellent to hear that the Shaymen have been promoted including leader of Calderdale Council Coun Tim Swift who says: “Congratulations to @FCHalifaxTown on their promotion.”

On Facebook Mandy Mick Parry-Adams writes: “well done halifax xxxx”

And Alistair Ward says: “As a Leeds fan from Halifax.. well done boys great finish to a great season”

Spanishbob says on the Courier’s website: “Congratulations from a fax fan. Top season indeed.”

VirgoScorpio writes: “Congratulations Neil and the lads! After playing 3 games a month for so long the Conference teams will know that they are up against a thoroughly good team and manager. Wigan Athletic did it, now it’s the turn of FC Halifax Town!”

Neil L said it was nice work under difficult circumstances. “Weather caused a lot of problems Fc Halifax and Fax putting the town on the national stage for all the right reasons!”

Young at 60 also wrote on our website: “Well done to the Shaymen, back where you belong (if not higher) a truly great achievement after all the difficulties this season. Surely a civic reception is on the cards now to show the Towns appreciation (the name of Halifax is back on the national television where it should be)”

FC Halifax Town has responded saying: “Thank you for the outpouring of support from teams and fans up and down the country, it is much appreciated. #FCHT are back on the map.”