Reliant Robins: watching my hometown club regain Football League status

22 April 2016 08:39
With Cheltenham Town making an instant return to the Football League, lifelong fan Murry Toms looks back on a tremendous season for the clubWhat a difference a year has made for Cheltenham Town. 12 months on from the heartbreak of dropping out of the Football League, the club sealed an immediate return to League Two last weekend with a 2-0 victory over Halifax with two games to spare.Instant success was not guaranteed. Supporters were concerned about having to compete against other National League teams with larger budgets. And the fact Cheltenham had, in recent seasons, been knocked out of the FA Cup by teams they would now be playing on a regular basis didn’t bode too well either.We only made it into the Football League in 1999, but maybe we started to take it for grantedI think the consensus is that football is still too expensive to watch at our level.Mum and dad have little interest in football, but they nearly came to the Grimsby game for their wedding anniversary Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian