The Johnstone's Paint Trophy will be in Queesngate from 3pm until 6pm on Monday

The countdown to the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final will intensify next week when an action-packed Trophy Tour is staged in Peterborough ahead of the Wembley spectacle.

The Johnstone’s Paint Trophy team will take to the road to capture all the excitement surrounding Peterborough United and Chesterfield ahead of their big day on Sunday, March 30.

Fans will have the chance to meet players and other representatives from their clubs, as well as having pictures taken with the coveted Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

The first event will be staged in Peterborough on Monday, March 17 at The Range on Boongate Retail Park from 12 noon until 1pm before the fun moves on to Queensgate Shopping Centre from 3pm-6pm, where players Craig Alcock, Joe Newell and Jack Payne will be in attendance to meet supporters as well as furry club mascot Peter Burrow.Boss Darren Ferguson will be present with the players from 4pm.

On Tuesday, March 18, the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy team will head in to the city to appreciate local residents and businesses efforts to support the Posh boys by ‘painting the town blue’.

The tour ends at the Johnstone’s Decorating Centre on Harvester Way, where Kyle Vassell, Britt Assombalonga and Jermaine Anderson will be on hand with the trophy between 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

“It promises to be a great two days and I’m sure the fans will be out in force in Peteborough ahead of their first appearance in a Wembley final for 14 years,” said Johnstone’s Paint Brand and Sponsorship Manager Ben Wilde.

“The Johnstone’s Paint Trophy has always placed a very strong emphasis on engaging with fans, and what better way than hitting the road and meeting up with the supporters of the clubs who have done brilliantly to reach Wembley.

“These events will add to the excitement around the clubs and ensure Wembley fever continues to build. It would be great to see as many fans as possible come and join the fun.”