Lancashire

Civic reception for Fleetwood Town FC

Fleetwood Town FC
Image caption Fleetwood Town FC after being presented with the Conference Premier League winners trophy

A civic reception has been held to mark Fleetwood Town Football Club's promotion to the Football League.

The Lancashire club was presented with the Conference Premier League winner's trophy after the final game of the season on Saturday.

Players and officials from the club took the trophy with them to the event at Marine Hall earlier.

Chairman of the club, Andy Pilley, said Fleetwood's entry to the Football League was his "proudest moment".

The civic ceremony kicked off a week of celebrations staged by the club which includes an open top bus parade of the trophy through the seaside town on Saturday.

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