History: Histon are another team that has come through the non-league pyramid to reach the Conference. In 2000 they won Eastern Counties League and then in 2004 they gained another promotion to the Southern League Premier Division. Their rise up the leagues then continued in 2006 as they achieved promotion to the Conference South and just a year later they won the league to reach the Conference. Their highest placed finish came in their second season as they finished 3rd only to lose to Torquay in the play-offs. Histon’s most memorable came in the FA Cup as they defeated Leeds United at the Glassworld Stadium by a single goal.
Key player: Matthew Langston Matthew has been at the heart of the Histon defence all season and has been very influential in their recent successes. He started his career with Watford before having spells with Aldershot, Barnet, Stevenage Borough and Cambridge City. Matt signed for Histon in 2006 and scored the only goal as Histon beat Leeds United in the FA Cup. He was loaned to Crawley Town near the end of the season.
Final League Position: 18th
Histon will be pretty pleased with their final standing after an eventual season on and off the pitch. The Histon fans will hope for a better season next year and the club could even be turning full-time by the beginning of the next campaign.