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Days Gone By: Memories from the Ipswich Town play-off celebrations in 2000

PUBLISHED: 07:00 28 May 2018

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT

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Are you among the many people pictured from the Blues’ play-off celebrations in the centre of Ipswich in May 2000?

Ipswich beat Barnsley 4-2 at Wembley to be promoted to the Premier League Picture: ARCHANTIpswich beat Barnsley 4-2 at Wembley to be promoted to the Premier League Picture: ARCHANT

Over 18 years ago, Ipswich Town were promoted back to the Premier League and a great party was had.

Flags and banners at the celebrations Picture: ARCHANTFlags and banners at the celebrations Picture: ARCHANT

Thousands of Blues fans took over the Cornhill to celebrate with their heroes as the players and staff arrived on an open top bus with the play-off trophy. After years of play-off heartbreak Ipswich Town beat Barnsley 4-2 at Wembley to be back in the big-time, thanks to goals from Tony Mowbray, Richard Naylor, Marcus Stewart, and Martijn Reuser.

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in this picture? Picture: ARCHANTCan you spot yourself or someone you know in this picture? Picture: ARCHANT

Fans paraded the centre of Ipswich to welcome home their heroes after five years in second tier of English football.

Ipswich Town players celebrate their play-off win at the town hall in May 2000 Picture: ARCHANTIpswich Town players celebrate their play-off win at the town hall in May 2000 Picture: ARCHANT

The players made their way to the town hall to celebrate their success on the balcony above a sea of blue and white.

Ipswich Town fans waiting for the open top bus parade Picture: ARCHANTIpswich Town fans waiting for the open top bus parade Picture: ARCHANT

Were you among those who headed

Did you attend the celebrations a the Cornhill 18 years years ago?  Picture: ARCHANTDid you attend the celebrations a the Cornhill 18 years years ago? Picture: ARCHANT

Did you attend the celebrations in the town centre in 2000, or do you recognise anyone pictured? To share your memories, email suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

Ipswich Town players parade on a open top bus with the play-off trophy Picture: ARCHANTIpswich Town players parade on a open top bus with the play-off trophy Picture: ARCHANT

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