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One of them is The Common Room on Devonshire Street, which has been a popular place for Three Lions supporters to watch the game on the big screen throughout the competition and cheer on Gareth Southgate’s team.

England beat their nemesis against Germany in a historic victory on Tuesday, securing their first knockout victory in 55 years thanks to second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane at Wembley Stadium.

And their staunch Sheffield supporters are now hoping for another victory so the national team can advance to the final four as England have only reached one European Championship semi-final in their history – they 25 years ago.

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Darcie Brown, Lauren Gillett, Laura Vinelott and Hannah Scott have been in the common room since 5 p.m.

A group of friends – two from Newcastle and two from London – have said they hope the England side will score two to one against Andriy Shevchenko’s side.

Darcie Brown, Lauren Gillett, Laura Vinelott and Hannah Scott, all 28, said they had been at the pub since 5 p.m. to watch the first game of the day – Czech Republic v Denmark, before action started real.

“We are betting on England winning although we are not a very cohesive team so we will see. We have chosen to trust Gareth Southgate’s side,” they said.

Italy and Spain both booked places for the first semi-final after beating Belgium and Switzerland respectively.

The final match will take place at Wembley Stadium, which takes place on Sunday 11 July.

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