The Park’s football team celebrates the winning hat-trick with its own open-top bus parade

A PARK football team celebrated the treble with their own open-top bus parade.

College Wanderers FC players gulped down cans of lager, sang and launched orange flares as they roamed near-empty streets.

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A park football team celebrated the treble – with their own open-top bus parade
College Wanderers FC players drank cans of lager, sang and launched orange flares as they roamed nearly empty streets

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College Wanderers FC players drank cans of lager, sang and launched orange flares as they roamed nearly empty streets

The team celebrated after winning the EC Surfacing Ltd Scunthorpe & District Football League Division One title.

They have won 25 of their 29 games in all competitions and added the league trophy to the Challenge Cup and Sporting Shield.

The club’s 18 players each contributed £40 to hire the bus and left their local boozer, The Talbot Inn, on Saturday for a pre-arranged route around Scunthorpe, Lincs.

They stopped for a quick pint after an hour before getting back on board before a BBQ and karaoke night at the Talbot.

Player-boss Craig Hunsley, 36, said: “One of the guys suggested we do it for a laugh if we win the treble.

“I thought we’d all feel a little silly, but it was one of the funniest two hours of my life.

“We had cars following us, honking and people coming out of stores waving and clapping. It was magical.

Sales Manager Craig added, “We are made up of steelworkers, an elementary school teacher and car salespeople.

“None of us are training – we all have kids so there just isn’t enough time.”

Footage of their celebrations has gone viral online and has been viewed more than 750,000 times, including by former England ace Peter Crouch, 41, who called the parade “spectacular”.

The team have won 25 of their 29 games in all competitions - and added the league trophy to the Challenge Cup and Sporting Shield

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The team have won 25 of their 29 games in all competitions – and added the league trophy to the Challenge Cup and Sporting Shield
They ended the evening with a barbecue and karaoke night at their local bar

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They ended the evening with a barbecue and karaoke night at their local bar

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