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Super League club Salford Red Devils are hosting a celebration of the Armed Forces this Sunday, with members of the forces receiving heavily discounted tickets.
The Red Devils take on Huddersfield Giants at the AJ Bell Stadium, with Salford in hot form and looking to pick up yet another win in the push for the Super League play-offs.
Members of the Armed Forces will be in attendance for the game, giving Salford fans and residents a chance to show their gratitude for their incredible service.
Fans will also have the chance to partake in a number of Armed Forces related activities around the stadium, including paintball and air-soft rifle ranges to test your aim.
Not only will service men and women be in attendance, but there will also be an array of genuine military vehicles and equipment to observe.
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Salford Red Devils director Paul King had this to say on the club’s official website:
“We’re really thankful for this opportunity to celebrate our Armed Forces.
“There’s set to be plenty of activity for supporters to engage with, as part of a fun day out.
“Most importantly, we’re excited to welcome plenty of real-life heroes and want to give them the respect and gratitude they deserve.”
Colour Sergeant Alan Boyle, is from The Mercian Regiment, and believes that the day put on by the Red Devils is a great opportunity for the service men and women to mix with the fans.
“The opportunity to engage with the public is always important for the army.
“We’re really glad that Salford Red Devils are giving us the opportunity to do that, as well as the chance to come together with the other Armed Forces.
“Supporters will have plenty of chance to meet us all on the day and get first hand experience of the vehicles and equipment we use.”
Discounted tickets of £5 will also be available to all those who have served their country, and can be claimed from from the AJ Bell Stadium ticket office, or by calling 0161 786 1570.