Wingate & Finchley have beaten Brentwood Town 3-2 after extra time (2-2 FT) to earn promotion to the Ryman League Premier Division in the Playoff Final. A Lewis Jones goal in the 117th minute sealed the momentous victory.
Captain Daniel Nielsonwas absolutely delighted with the players, the managers and everyone behind the scenes, at what we have done. We are where we deserve to be now…onwards and upwards!”
Chairman Aron Sharpe said “It was an incredible day, the most wonderful in the club’s history but it is not over yet. We have a hard game on Tuesday when hopefully there will be a changing of the guard as we battle Hendon in the Final.”
Manager David Norman told us “It’s a fantastic achievement for everybody involved in Wingate and Finchley Football Club, the squad have shown togetherness, resilience and a team spirit which is second to none. To win the Ryman League Cup, promotion to the Ryman Premier and still looking forward to the London Senior Final against Hendon on Tuesday night underpins their desire and commitment to reaching the highest possible level they can. We will enjoy the next few days however we will be focused for Tuesday night where Hendon will provide us with quality opposition.”
Do not forget the Club is now on course for an historic Treble with potential victory in the London Senior Cup Final on Tuesday 10th May at 7.30pm. The side face local rivals Hendon at Tooting & Mitcham’s ground.