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Wolves homecoming route announced
10:20am Wednesday 2nd October 2013 in News
YOU can welcome the boys home in style on Sunday should they defeat Wigan at Old Trafford on Saturday.
The team will make their way through the town on an open top bus and head to The Halliwell Jones Stadium for a parade party.
The parade will start at 3pm in Woolston at the junction of the M6 and Manchester Road.
The bus will travel along Manchester Road and Church Street and will slow at landmarks including the Rope and Anchor, Dog and Partridge, Ring O’Bells and the Bulls Head.
It will head down Dial Street, Scotland Road and Winwick Street before reaching the stadium.
The parade is expected to take about an hour and a half and the route has been designed to allow fans the best views of the open-top bus.
There will be a short series of road closures on Church Street.
At the stadium.
Places in the stands will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Stadium turnstiles will be open at 2pm and close at 3.30pm or earlier if it reaches full capacity with the event starting at 4.30pm when the team bus arrives.
It is expected to finish at 5.30pm and there will be entertainment and the kiosks will be open.
Match-day regulations will apply to flags which need to be fire retardant and size restrictions will apply.
Hand-waving flags are on sale in WolfWare.
Use of stills cameras will be permitted.
Clr Terry O’Neill, leader of Warrington Borough Council said: “Fans turn out in their thousands for these homecoming events and fingers crossed we will all be here again in a couple of days as we celebrate yet more silverware for the town.
"Previous events to mark the success of the Wolves have been superb and I am sure the whole town is behind me is wishing the team the very best of luck - come on the wire we are all rooting for you."
Andy Gatcliffe, chief executive of Warrington Wolves, added: “"It is great for the club, the fans and the borough-wide community to be heading back to Old Trafford for a second year running.
“The Wolves are proud to have such a loyal fan base and we would like to thank you all for your support and best wishes. Hopefully the Wolves can go one step better this time out and lift the Super League Grand Final trophy.
“The homecoming parade would be a great opportunity to join together in celebrating the team's great performance and consistency in the league and we would like all fans to join us in welcoming the team back on home soil.”
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