Inside Andy Carroll's family weekend with wife Billi Mucklow as they soak up culture at French medieval festival | The Sun

ANDY CARROLL enjoyed his first family weekend in Amiens.

Alongside wife Billi Mucklow and the kids, Carroll explored his new home city.

The veteran striker moved to Amiens in a shock transfer last week after leaving League One Reading.

Carroll, 34, played in his first match on Saturday, coming on for the final 24 minutes as his new team beat Guingamp 4-1.

In addition to attending the match, the happy couple and their kids explored the town centre.

And they'll have been thrilled to discover that Amiens had a medieval festival on yesterday.


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Carroll and Billi's arrival in the city happened to coincide with the 30th annual "Medievales au Bord de l'Eau".

The city's Somme river was surrounded by revellers wearing medieval gear.

People wore medieval-style suits of armour.

While others held swords and shields.

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With plenty of locals watching on, rivals even attempted to knock each other off their respective boats as part of the festivities.

After their brilliant weekend, Billi shared a series of snaps to her Instagram account.

One featured her and Carroll beaming as they posed for a snap together in the city centre.

While others featured the kids lighting candles.

The children also posed for a picture in a local church.

While they watched festivities on the river Somme from a bridge overlooking the action.

The thrilled kids also rode on a carousel.

Carroll has two children from a previous relationship; Emilie Rose, 13, and Lucas, 12.

He and Billi have had a further three kids together; Arlo, eight, Wolf, five, and Marvel, two.

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The striker played for Reading last season, but couldn't prevent the Royals from getting relegated from the Championship.

He subsequently featured in their first two League One games of this season, before quitting the Madejski for a new life in France.

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