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4 May 2018

1978 FA Cup winners back at Town for 40th anniversary on Sunday - and you can have your photo taken with the trophy

Town celebrate the 40th anniversary of the FA Cup triumph on Sunday with players from that Wembley success and the trophy itself at Portman Road.

The game against Middlesbrough has been designated 78 Day and a number of Blues from the win over Arsenal will be signing autographs in the FanZone from 10.00am to 10.30am and will also be on the pitch at half-time with the trophy.

The highlights from the 1-0 win over the Gunners, exactly 40 years to the day, will be played on giant screens in the FanZone.

Supporters will be able have their photo taken with the FA Cup in the FanZone from 9.30am to midday, with the pictures able to be downloaded at no cost via the Club’s Facebook account.

The FanZone opens from 9.30am and includes entertainment from Talk of the Town, while for the younger Blues there will be inflatables, face painting; five-a-side football and tennis with Roundwood Tennis Club. Suffolk Event Catering will be serving bacon rolls with Coffee Link providing tea, coffee and hot chocolate.   

Kick-off against Middlesbrough is 12.30pm with Boro bringing a near full allocation of 2000 fans.

The Town players will show their thanks to the Blue Army with a lap of appreciation after the final whistle.      

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