Stockport County are back in the football league. For decades County's league status was something supporters took as read. But after 10 unbroken years, they began an 11-year hiatus beginning in 2011, during which even the most die-hard fans began to doubt if they would ever see league football back at Edgeley Park.
However, following the takeover of the historic and famous old club by local businessman Mark Stott in 2020, and his subsequent investment in the club both on and off the pitch, they were crowned National League champions at the end of last season.
There were jubilant scenes as fans invaded the pitch following their last game of the season at home to Halifax to celebrate.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk