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Northampton Town plan open-top bus tour to celebrate promotion

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Image caption Northampton's David Buchanan celebrates with fans on the pitch after winning the League Two title at Exeter City

Northampton Town are planning an open top bus tour to celebrate their promotion as champions of League Two.

The title was secured on Saturday with a goalless draw at Exeter.

Club chairman Kelvin Thomas said plans were being drawn up for Sunday 8 May.

"It will be a huge celebration...we are looking at it taking place late in the afternoon to allow everyone who is staying over the chance to come home from Portsmouth."

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The Cobblers final game of the season is on Saturday 7 May at Fratton Park.

A Northampton Borough Council spokeswoman said arrangements were being made and full details of the route would be revealed when everything was confirmed.

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