'What a moment, what a club' - how social media reacted to Hebburn Town's FA Vase win

Football fans across South Tyneside, the North East and beyond have united to congratulate Hebburn Town FC as they won the FA Vase final in a 3-2 victory against Non League rivals Consett AFC.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 3:21 pm

The Hornets took the trophy for the 2019/2020 competition at Wembley Stadium as part of Non-League Finals Day on Monday, May 3.

Fans cheered on their team from home as the match was streamed for free on BT Sport – and as the final whistle blew, sealing Hebburn’s victory, supporters took to social media to share their congratulations with manager Kevin Bolam’s side.

Here are some of your messages from social media:

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Roxanne Ambrose: “Yes lads was brilliant, well deserved.”

John Tarr: “Congratulations to a Hornet from a Hornet (Watford FC) definitely the season for the Hornets!”

Graham Jordan: “Well done HTFC - hopefully the new-found supporters will start attending games to provide resources and financial stability - maybe even to climb the pyramid.”

Stuart Staines: “Awesome well done from all at Watford FC.”

Hebburn Town's Michael Richardson, left, Louis Storey and chairman Vincent Pearson celebrate at Wembley. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

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Lesley Huntley: “Brill, very wet day.”

Chloe Leigh Power: “Well done, class game.”

Jon Johnson: “Congratulations Hebburn Town, winners of the 2020 FA Vase Let’s hope it can be 2021 winners too! Good luck in your remaining game in the competition.”

Hebburn Town's Louis Storey celebrates with team-mates and staff. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Jack Robson: Huge congratulations Hebburn Town on the FA Vase win! The club has been through difficult times in recent years and it’s great to see all the great people involved getting what they deserve!”

Simon Carr: “What a moment, what a club! Huge well done to all involved.”

Kieren Laverick: “Congrats to Hebburn Town on the Vase win. Massive for the club and area.”

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