Burton up - it's a long trip for Histon

PUBLISHED: 19:19 26 April 2009 | UPDATED: 14:08 04 March 2010

BURTON have been promoted to the Football League for the first time in their history despite a 2-1 defeat to Torquay on the final day of the season.

Cambridge's failure to beat Altrincham ensured the Brewers - who were managed by Nigel Clough until he left for Derby in January - have been crowned Blue Square Premier champions.

BURTON have been promoted to the Football League for the first time in their history despite a 2-1 defeat to Torquay on the final day of the season.

Cambridge's failure to beat Altrincham ensured the Brewers - who were managed by Nigel Clough until he left for Derby in January - have been crowned Blue Square Premier champions.

The Us have to settle for a place in the play-offs, where they will face Stevenage over two legs, while Torquay will meet Histon in the other tie.

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