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Fans pack Sheffield city center as the street is renamed after the England star for the Euro 2020 final UK News

Anticipation and excitement has built up across Sheffield and the rest of England as Gareth Southgate’s heroes – including Sheffield guys Kyle Walker, Harry Maguire and Dominic Calvert-Lewin – prepare to take on the Italy at Wembley Stadium (8pm kick-off).

It will be the first time the England men’s team have made a major tournament final in 55 years – and there are even rumors of an emergency holiday should they win.

Sheffield’s pubs, bars and lounges are teeming with jubilant fans rejoicing after a difficult 16 months caused by the coronavirus pandemic – and one city street has even been renamed!

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England fans in Sheffield city center.

Stay tuned for more live updates. Expect dancing, singing and lots of smiling faces!

Last update: Sunday July 11, 2021, 7:38 PM

  • Sheffield Street renamed in honor of the English star
  • Enthusiastic fans fill the town’s pubs and bars ahead of the 8 p.m. kick-off
  • Well-known Sheffield faces send good luck messages to Gareth Southgate and England players
  • Sheffield’s Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire start against Italy

Ugly scenes in the capital

There have been reports of fans without tickets battling stewards to enter.

More pictures of English fans in Sheffield city center

Excitement builds in Sheffield city center

Sheffield center is full of enthusiastic fans of all ages!

England fans in the Common Room, Division Street.

English fans in Sheffield give predictions ahead of final

Kyle Walker fondly remembers former Sheffield high school

High Storrs School staff shared fond memories of the Manchester City and England defender raised by Sharrow, who went through the youth academy at Sheffield United childhood club.

Barker’s Pool fountains emptied before the final

Hundreds of people gathered in the square after England won the semi-final.

Blades and Owls unite for England

Sheffield’s English heroes remember their roots

Check out all of the city’s links to the England squad below.

Sheffield City Council gets in the mood

It’s not quite a fan zone, but …

Sheffield’s ties to the England squad

Sheffield has many reasons to be proud of this England team, but there are also many strong local ties. Kyle Walker, Harry Maguire and Dominic Calvert-Lewin were all born and raised in the city, while Blades goalie Aaron Ramsdale is also on the squad.

Conor Coady also spent a season on loan at Sheffield United in the 2013/14 season and team psychologist Dr Ian Mitchell worked for the club in the 1990s.

Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick faces a race against time to get to Wembley

Matt Fitzpatrick, who is currently just one step ahead on the final day of the Scottish Open, faces a race against time to reach Wembley Stadium for tonight’s final, after taking departure at 1 p.m.!

Well-known faces from Sheffield wish England good luck

English fans march through Stocksbridge singing ‘Vindaloo’ to raise funds for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Watch fans of the ‘train’ from England march through Stocksbridge singing the song ‘Vindaloo’ by Fat Les to raise funds for Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

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