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Last Updated: Tuesday April 14 2009 07:03 GMT

Luton are out of Football League

Dejected Luton players and manager leave the pitch

Luton Town are out of the Football League for the first time in 89 years after a 0-0 draw against Chesterfield confirmed their relegation.

Monday's result, along with Grimsby's win at Notts County, means that Luton cannot get out of the bottom two.

Luton never recovered from being docked 30 points at the start of the season for breaking Football Association and Football League rules.

Without the penalties, Luton would be 15th in League Two.

After finding out the club will be relegated manager Mick Harford said the players were not to blame: "I said to the players in the dressing room, look at the clock, remember this time, five to five on April 13, it is the rebirth of Luton Town FC.

"We've never been in this position before but hopefully we'll bounce straight back,"