Days Gone By: Memories from the Ipswich Town play-off celebrations in 2000

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Are you among the many people pictured from the Blues’ play-off celebrations in the centre of Ipswich in May 2000?

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Over 18 years ago, Ipswich Town were promoted back to the Premier League and a great party was had.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Thousands of Blues fans took over the Cornhill to celebrate with their heroes as the players and staff arrived on an open top bus with the play-off trophy. After years of play-off heartbreak Ipswich Town beat Barnsley 4-2 at Wembley to be back in the big-time, thanks to goals from Tony Mowbray, Richard Naylor, Marcus Stewart, and Martijn Reuser.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Fans paraded the centre of Ipswich to welcome home their heroes after five years in second tier of English football.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The players made their way to the town hall to celebrate their success on the balcony above a sea of blue and white.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Were you among those who headed

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Did you attend the celebrations in the town centre in 2000, or do you recognise anyone pictured? To share your memories, email suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: A

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans attended the play-off celebrations at the Cornhill in 2000 Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant