Posh Promotion Parade
30 May 2011, 07:44
Peterborough United Football Club's players and staff will today celebrate promotion with an open-top bus parade around the city.
It's after Darren Ferguson's team beat Huddersfield three-nil in yesterday's League One Play-off Final at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium.
It means they will play in the Chanpionship, one level below the Premier League, next year.
An open-top bus will leave the club's London Road ground at 3pm and travel past the Lido swimming pool and on to Vineyard Road and St John's Street.
It will then move onto Crawthorne Road before travelling along Broadway and Long Causeway to Cathedral Square before exiting along Cowgate, where the bus will be given a police escort along Bourges Boulevard to the Town Hall.
Once they arrive at the Town Hall at around 3:45pm, players and staff will be met by Peterborough's Mayor, City Council Leader and City Council Chief Executive.
Inspector Dominic Glazebrook, who will be in charge of the police operation, said: "We, the City Council and Peterborough United are keen that this is a fun and safe celebration of the club's promotion to The Championship.
We would encourage fans to gather in the pedestrianised areas of the city centre in Long Causeway and Cathedral Square to get the best view from the safest vantage points."
Top left: Heart Breakfast's Kev Lawrence with Peterborough United player George Boyd at Old Trafford.
Middle left: Six year old Peterborough United fan Brooke enjoying the game at Old Trafford.
Middle right: Listener picture of Peterborough United's players celebrating at Old Trafford.
Bottom: Peterborough United's players celebrate at Old Trafford. Pictures (c) Peterborough Evening Telegraph.