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Trophy Tour Excitement In Peterborough

26 March 2014

Expectant Peterborough United fans got in the mood for Sunday’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final with two days of exciting build-up to the showpiece occasion.

The Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Tour captured the imagination of Posh supporters who will be heading down to Wembley for Sunday’s eighth Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final against Chesterfield.

The trophy was taken around various locations in Peterborough, providing fans with the opportunity to have their picture taken with the coveted silverware.

The trophy made an appearance at the Johnstone’s Decorating Centre on the Fengate Industrial Estate near the greyhound track, where Peterborough stars Britt Assombalonga, Kyle Vassell and Jermaine Anderson all joined in the pre-final fun.

A hectic two days also included a major fan engagement event at the Queensgate Shopping Centre, where manager Darren Ferguson was joined by three players – Craig Alcock, Jack Payne and Joe Newell.

A host of shops, businesses and community groups from across Peterborough took part in a special Paint the Town Blue Day to show their support for the club.

To view the video of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Tour in Peterborough, please click here.

Ben Wilde, brand and sponsorship manager for Johnstone’s Paint, said: “It was a fantastic two days in Peterborough and the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Tour created an excellent atmosphere.

“We were delighted with the backing we received from Peterborough as a whole and it was a real pleasure to take the trophy around the various locations.

“Our thanks go to the people of Peterborough and the football club itself for supporting the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Tour and we hope everyone enjoys their big day at Wembley on Sunday.”

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