THERE was plenty to celebrate at the Hartley Wintney's annual presentation evening.

Chairman Luke Mullen thanked co-managers Anthony Millerick and Daniel Brownlie for the club's season, which saw them promoted and win the Aldershot Senior Cup, as well as good runs in FA Cup and FA Trophy.

The chairman advised that the attendances for league matches only had risen from 50 to 70 a few years ago to an average of 151. This was the fifth highest in the division of 22 teams.

The first team awards were Manager's Player of the Season (Anthony Millerick): Liam Eagle, Manager's Player of the Season (Daniel Brownlie): Paul Strudley,

Players' Player of the Season: Paul Strudley and top goalscorer Paul Hodges (32 goals).

The Youth team finished third in Allied Counties Youth League and their awards were Manager's Player of the season (Luke Tuffs): Dionis Pipero,

Players' Player of the season: Kye Nash and Most Improved Player: Sam Bramwell.

The Hartley A team finished in top four of the Aldershot League.

Their awards were Managers Player of the season (Andy Storey): Ian Daniel and Players' Player of the season: Jack Dansie.

The Hartley Reserves finished fifth in Suburban League.

Managers Player of the season (Rick Hogsden and Neil Lancaster): Jack Mitchell, Players Player of the season: Jack Mitchell and Most Improved Player: Chris Harris.

Other awards on the evening were as follows, Young Player of the Year (voted by all the managers): Kye Mash, Clubman of the Year: Eric Howard and Sportsman of the Year: David Graham.

The entire assembled showed their appreciation to the considerable effort put in by Luke Mullen and his good lady Elayne.

Also gratitude was expressed to the efforts of so many people associated with the club.

All in all a season never to forget for Hartley Wintney Football Club.