Luton Town's promotion celebrations

Luton Town will have a promotion parade through the centre of town on Sunday

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Luton fans celebrate promotion to League football

Crowds gather in Luton to celebrate promotion Credit: ITV News Anglia

There have been scenes of celebration in Luton as crowds gathered to mark Luton Town's return to League football, after being promoted from the Conference.

Here is a selection of images from the celebrations.

Players celebrate promotion Credit: ITV News Anglia
Celebrations in Luton Credit: ITV News Anglia
Luton Town fans posing for the cameras Credit: ITV News Anglia
Luton Town celebrations Credit: ITV News Anglia


Back in the league and on top of the world for Luton Town

Celebrations in Luton as Hatters return to League football Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Conference Trophey was held high by players as they celebrated their return to League football.

Around 15,000 fans turned out to take part in the celebrations which included an open top bus tour around the town.

After five years on the outside looking in, Luton are back where their fans believe they belong.

The Hatters took 101 points and 102 goals, with a winning margin of 18 points over their nearest rivals.

Luton Town's promotion parade

Luton Town Football Club will be honoured with a promotion parade through the centre of town followed by a civic reception on Sunday.

The event is being held to mark the Hatters return to the Football League.

The route of the promotion parade Credit: ITV Anglia

The open top bus will leave the club at 11.30am and go down the following roads travelling at a walking pace:

Kennilworth Road

Dunstable Road

Telford Way

Hucklesby Way

Bridge Street

Manchester Street

Luton Town's Chairman Nick Owen signing autographs for the fans Credit: PA Wire

The parade will finish at St George’s Square at about 12.30 where they will be welcomed by the Mayor of Luton.

After a ceremony there the players and officials will be invited to a formal civic reception in the Town Hall.

Luton Town's Captain Ronnie Henry celebrates as he lifts the Skrill Premier League Trophy Credit: PA Wire

Other roads which will be closed from 9am until 4pm because of the event are:

Upper George Street

Wellington Street

Dunstable Place

Gordon Street

Luton Borough Council are asking people who want to watch the parade to allow plenty of time to get into the town centre.

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