Harrogate City beat Notts County 3-1 within the Nationwide League play-off last to assert a spot within the Soccer League for the primary time of their historical past on Sunday.
It was delight for the victors however utter desolation for the defeated facet, who had been beforehand often known as the oldest Soccer League membership earlier than their 2018-19 relegation.
Objectives from George Thomson and Connor Corridor put the North Yorkshire group right into a commanding lead throughout a primary half at Wembley by which in addition they hit the woodwork by Aaron Martin.
Callum Roberts gave County hope as he pulled one again early within the second half.
Nevertheless, Jack Diamond settled the competition 20 minutes from time earlier than veteran Jon Stead hit the submit late on.
This win marks Harrogate’s second promotion in three seasons.
The 106-year-old facet will subsequent month start their first season within the Soccer League.
In the meantime, 158-year-old Notts County should begin once more on the search for promotion within the Nationwide League.