Doddington promoted after thrilling finale

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Doddington United FC are celebrating after having just secured promotion from the Cambs 1B League to the Kershaw Senior B.

There was a thrilling end to the 24-game season. Godmanchester Rovers Res were champions with 59 points, while Doddington Utd also ended with 59 but had a goal difference of 51 compared to Godmanchester’s 69.

Third place Burwell Swifts were just behind with 58 points. United’s final game of the season was a home walkover because Bottisham & Lode were unable to raise a team.

Doddington boss Ashley Taylor said: “We have achieved promotion with a young energetic team.

“The nucleus of the team ranges between 17 to 24 which is exciting for the club. We also have three experienced players that have been crucial in keeping the team balanced.”

l One Cambs League fixture is to be arranged, Division 5 Play Off Final: Alconbury Res v Chatteris Fen Tigers.