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It's been a very special night for Bradford City. Thousands turned out to cheer the players on an open top bus ride, and welcome them to a civic reception in honour of their promotion from League Two. And as John Shires reports, they had an extra reason to celebrate.
Jubilant fans lined the streets and congregated in City Park to cheer their heroes as they paraded the cup.
The parade arrived into City Park at 7pm, before players and management took to the stage to show off the cup and celebrate with the fans.
Bradford City players as they left to parade through the city this evening to celebrate their victory in Saturday's league Two play-off-final at Wembley.
Bradford manager Phil Parkinson and his staff have signed new three-year deals with Bradford City.
The former Charlton boss, who led his side to an npower League Two play-off victory on Saturday, joins assistant manager Steve Parkin and fitness coach Nick Allamby in signing the deal.
Parkinson joined the club in 2011 and the Bantams finished 18th in his first season. There had been speculation the 45-year-old would move away from Valley Parade.
Bradford City players will parade through the city this evening to celebrate their victory in Saturday's league Two play-off-final at Wembley.
Three open-top buses will take Phil Parkinson's men and club officials on the celebration tour.
18:30 - The three open-top buses will leave Valley Parade 1911 Club on Burlington Street. The route will take them down Manningham Lane, on to Manor Row, Cheapside, right onto Market Street and then across Bridge Street and into Centenary Square and City Park.
Temporary Road Closures 18:00 – 20:00
BRIDGE STREET (junction of Sunbridge Road to Norfolk Gardens)
BRIDGE STREET (north-westerly lane only) (from Hall Ings to Broadway)
MARKET STREET (junction of Bridge Street to Bank Street)
NORFOLK GARDENS (full length)
CHANNING WAY (full length)
SUNBRIDGE ROAD (junction of Bridge Street to Godwin Street)
ALDERMANBURY (full length)