Celebrations as Shaymen are promoted to National League

Halifax Town are celebrating promotion to the National League after beating Chorley 2-1 at the Shay. The Shaymen, who were relegated last season, were watched by a record crowd of 8,000.

There were jubilant scenes, with supporters invading the pitch, after Halifax won in extra time.

Jubilant fans Credit: Jack Holmes
Record Crowd Credit: Jack Holmes
Back in the national league Credit: Katie Oscroft
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