Fans of Luton Town FC will have the exciting opportunity to watch the team on a big screen at Wardown Park this Saturday!
In what promises to be a memorable day for the whole town all eyes will be turned towards Wembley Stadium and the match against Coventry. The demand for tickets has been so high that sadly, many people will have missed out on a chance to be there in person. We have therefore arranged a screening on the New Bedford Road side of Wardown Park near the bandstand.
Whilst there will be plenty of locations and establishments throughout Luton to watch the game, the emphasis at Wardown Park will be on a family atmosphere with young and old getting together and enjoying each other’s company as well as the match itself.
We recommend arriving from 3.30pm onwards to get a good spot, bring a picnic and take advantage of free parking on Popes Meadow.
The costs for staging the event will be split between the football club and the council’s airport company, Luton Rising.
Councillor James Taylor, portfolio holder for Regeneration and Inclusive Growth, said: “What a day we have in prospect! The club has done the whole town proud and we are so grateful to have this opportunity to show the biggest game in decades for those who sadly couldn’t get tickets for Wembley and would like an alternative to a pub to watch the match with others in a great atmosphere. My massive thanks to Luton Town and our airport company Luton Rising for making this possible.”
Councillor Javeria Hussain, Chair of Luton Rising, said: “We know how much the football club means to so many, not just for what they do on the pitch, but for their community involvement in so many areas. Luton Rising’s support for Luton’s communities makes us especially proud to be able to give as many people as possible the chance to watch the big game with friends and family.”
For those supporters lucky enough to be going to Wembley we are sure, whatever happens, you will have a great day and do us all proud.
Come on you Hatters!
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