JACKO'S heroes are back - and boy do they plan to party!
Tomorrow, Huddersfield will be transformed into a blue and white paradise as Town's soccer stars parade through the streets for a triumphant civic reception.
Club officials, emergency services and council bosses have been working flat out to organise the huge victory parade heading from the McAlpine stadium to the Town Hall.
The streets will be turned into a sea of blue and white as fans greet the newly- promoted squad. Town inched to victory in the penalty shoot-out against Mansfield at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Monday.
An open-topped bus will ferry the players and inspirational manager Peter Jackson from the McAlpine at 6pm.
A meeting with club bosses, police and council officials was taking place today to finalise details.
Town's club and company secretary Ann Hough said the session was necessary to get the OK from police and fire services.
"We are working to the hardest degree to do this for the fans and the players," she said.
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The bus is scheduled to leave the McAlpine tomorrow at 6pm, heading along Leeds Road before turning up Lower Fitzwilliam Street and following the Ring Road anti-clockwise before turning left along High Street and arriving at Huddersfield Town Hall at 6.30pm.
There, the team will be feted on the balcony overlooking Ramsden Street, which will be closed to traffic.
Kevin Kendall, head of licensing for Kirklees Council, said of the plans: "Everything's arranged. The nuts and bolts just have to be put on it."
Last year's financial woes and a plummet through two divisions will all be distant memories tomorrow as the squad proudly display the play-off winners' trophy.
The Mayor of Kirklees Barbara Allonby was at Monday's match.
She is expected to greet the players on the Town Hall balcony tomorrow.
The young team now have much to build on in the future as they look forward to doing battle in the Second Division.