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Luton Town fans celebrate Premier League promotion with bus parade



HUNDREDS of Luton Town fans celebrated their team’s promotion to the Premier League yesterday as the players rode through the town on an open top bus.

The Hatters beat Coventry City in the Championship Playoff Final at Wembley on Saturday to mark a return to the Premier League after a 31-year absence.

Luton clinched promotion to the Premier League with a penalty shootout victory over Coventry City

Boss Rob Edwards sang Bon Jovi’s Always to the fans.

Then he said: “Anyone and everyone, let’s bring them all on.”

Skipper Tom Lockyer watched from hospital after collapsing during the match.


He wrote on Instagram: “Well not quite where I thought I’d be celebrating at the final whistle!

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“I would just like to say a massive thank you to the amazing physios and doctors at @ltfc_official and Wembley for the swift and thorough response.

“A much scarier moment for everyone else than myself I am sure!

“Commiserations to @coventrycityfcofficial a fantastic opponent over 3 games which had to be decided by penalties.

“I am currently in hospital under precaution and will stay here overnight for further tests in the morning.

“I am feeling very much myself, helped by the way the lads left it all out on pitch! It’s such an honour to be part of this team.. premier league baby.” 

Luton won the final on a penalty shootout with Coventry’s Fankaty Dabo missing the decisive spot-kick.

Luton star Tom Lockyer appeared to collapse at Wembley and watched spot-kicks from a hospital bed
A large crowd of Luton fans turned out to congratulate the team's achievement

Source: The Sun


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