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Ladies Team crowned league champions

Following a league decision in these unique times, Spennymoor Town Ladies has been crowned league champions based on average points per game.

The Durham FA Ladies division unanimously voted for the league to be determined on points per game following a meeting today.

As well as being crowned champions in their debut season, the Ladies team will also be promoted to Durham County Football Association League One.

Led by Manager Domonic Bylett, the team has held first position all season, remaining unbeaten during an iconic inaugural campaign as a squad.

Bylett said: “It’s a fantastic achievement to go unbeaten and be promoted as champions in our first ever season together.

“It’s not the circumstances under which we wanted to win it, but nevertheless, the players and coaches have worked relentlessly this season and it’s great to mark that with a trophy.

“I’d like to thank the sponsors, supporters and the Club for backing the ladies team this season and we can’t wait to get started for next year.”

“It’s a fantastic achievement to go unbeaten and be promoted as champions in our first ever season together.

Head of Academy Andy Lowe praised the squad and staff following the announcement. He said: “In these very difficult times this is great news for our Ladies Team.

“They have dominated the league in 2019/20 and to go unbeaten is a fantastic achievement.

“I would like to place on record my congratulations to the whole squad, manager Domonic Bylett and all the backroom staff.

“They have all played their part in a memorable first season as a club.”

Despite finishing 2nd, Spennymoor’s points-per-game were 2.81, with 1st place Durham’s falling short at 2.75.

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