Cambridge manager Richard Money said the overwhelming feeling on winning their play-off final is one of relief.
The boss admitted it had been backs to the wall defending for the last ten minutes against Gateshead, but was delighted to take the cub back into the football league.
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Mark Cullen's late winner seals the points for the Hatters after Tom Naylor sees red on his Cambridge debut.
More than 200 British paratroopers from Colchester-based 16 Air Assault Brigade jumped onto fields used 70 years ago by troops.
Mainly dry on Sunday in the Anglia region with some good sunny spells. One or two light showers are possible near coasts.