Coldplay named Glastonbury 2011 headliners

Coldplay have been confirmed as the Saturday (25 June) night headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2011 which will take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-26 June.

The group join Beyonce on the line-up, with the ‘Crazy In Love’ singer set to bring the event to a close on the Sunday (26 June).

U2 are widely rumoured to be topping the bill on the Friday (24 June) but organisers are yet to confirm this.

Speaking about the return of Coldplay, 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."

Pulp, Fatboy Slim, Jessie J, Arcade Fire and The Chemical Borthers are also rumoured to perform.

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Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets are currently sold out with re-sale tickets expected to go on sale in the spring.