Burton Albion who currently lead the Blue Square Conference by 745 points are to be promoted directly into the Premier League.
The Chairman was unavailable for comment but would without doubt be delighted at the news.
Burton Albion who have never played league football before will next season test their skills againist the very best in the country. The team currently have part time players who work in such varied professions as Postman, Teacher, Cabinet Minister and Fancy dress salesman.
Albion recently lost their manager Nigel Clough to rivals Derby. Clough will no doubt be kicking himself as Burton will leap frog his team.
The team called the Brewers after their town's boozy history were out on the lash after hearing the news.