Coldplay to headline Glastonbury 2011

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COLDPLAY have been confirmed as one of the big headline acts at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

They’ll be the Saturday night main act on the Pyramid Stage, returning to the festival for the first time since 2005.

Festival organiser Michael Eavis said: “Coldplay have played such a major part in the Festival over the last 10 years or so.

“As their popularity grew around the world I was so proud of them.

“This is the triumphant return of a band that everyone here feels part of. They’re one of the greatest phenomena to grow from these fields.”

Coldplay first played at Glastonbury in the New Bands Tent in 1999 and made their first appearance on the as Pyramid Stage headliners three years later.

Glastonbury is sold out, but more tickets may become available in April.