Leicester City announces details of open-top bus promotional parade


Leicester City Football Club will celebrate its return to the Premier League on Sunday with a parade in open-top buses through the city centre.

The Foxes secured top spot in the championship with an away win at Preston North End on Monday.

Fans were invited to gather near the clock tower from 11:30am (BST) on Sunday ahead of the parade at 12pm.

The players will lift the championship trophy at 1:15 p.m. on the balcony of the Haymarket shopping center, the club said.

The parade comes a day after the trophy was presented to the Foxes at the King Power Stadium following Saturday's game against Blackburn Rovers.

The club, which celebrated its eighth second division title, said it wanted to thank its fans by staging an “unforgettable” event.

It was said that there would be big screens and music as part of the 'Straight Back Up' celebrations, with scenes similar to the parades marking the club's return to the top flight in 2014 and winning the Premier League title in 2016.

The parade starts in Northampton Street, turns right into Granby Street and continues to the Haymarket Clocktower and along Humberstone Gate.

A club spokesman said: “The event will be an unforgettable experience for the Leicester City fans in attendance and a thank you from everyone at the club who has played such a big part in the team's success this season.”

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