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Wild scenes in Newcastle as England fans celebrate semi final win over Denmark UK News

Football might be coming home but fans in Newcastle definitely didn’t want to on Wednesday night after England got through to the Euro 2020 final.

In a match that proved to be a real emotional rollercoaster, Mikkel Damsgaard gave the Danes a lead in the first half after he scored the first goal from a direct free kick in Euro 2020 so far.

With England followers starting to fear the worst, an own goal levelled things up before things ended 1-1 at the 90 minute mark.

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As football fans bit their finger nails in pubs and bars across Newcastle and in the huge fan zones in Riverside’s Paddy Park and Central Park in Times Square, England were awarded a penalty in the first half of extra time.

Captain Harry Kane stepped up to take it, only to see his spot kick saved by Kasper Schmichael.

But England were finally dealt some good fortune from a penalty, when the rebound fell kindly to the Spurs striker and he scored the winner..

And nowhere was there a more enthusiastic reaction at the final whistle than Newcastle when, after fans danced in the streets near Central Station, those heading for the Metro home at Monument celebrated in style.

With a busking drummer providing the soundtrack, there was plenty of dancing and chanting as fans couldn’t quite believe the fact that England had made their first major tournament final since their World Cup back win in 1966

Police horses arrived to disperse crowds but the singing could still be heard as supporters headed off into the night.