GALLERY: Crowds pack Ipswich pubs as England seal place in Euro 2020 final

England fans getting excited for the match against Denmark Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown

England fans getting excited for the match against Denmark at Isaacs - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Fans packed pubs in Ipswich for England's Euro 2020 semi-final tie with Denmark  - and saw Harry Kane score the goal that took them to the final.

Pints have been flowing as supporters hoped Gareth Southgate's men could secure a place in the Wembley final this Sunday.

Denmark took the lead through Mikkel Damsgaard's stunning free kick in the 30th minute, but Simon Kjaer put through his own net nine minutes later as England fought back. It remained 1-1 at the final whistle and went into extra time.

Fans go wild at Isaacs in Ipswich

Fans go wild at Isaacs in Ipswich - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Nervous fans watch on as England squeeze through a tight semi-final

Nervous fans watch on as England squeeze through a tight semi-final - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Kane then scored on the rebound from his saved penalty to book a place in the showpiece final against Italy and send England fans into delirium.

Fans made their voices heard as they burst into song before kick-off in pubs across Suffolk.

England V Denmark Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Supporters can't believe their eyes as they see their side go behind - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Watching in Isaacs on Ipswich Waterfront, Emily Francis said: "I'm so glad to be celebrating with all of my best mates.

"It's a better atmosphere in here than Wembley."

Queues have formed outside Isaacs on Ipswich Waterfront ahead of England's Euro 2020 semi-final

Queues have formed outside Isaacs on Ipswich Waterfront ahead of England's Euro 2020 semi-final - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

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Sophie Martyn added: "It's so lovely being back in here in the pub. It's nice to be back socialising and with our friends."

Jake Hatcher said: "It's so good after a year of being locked up - it's a sense of normality, watching England with your mates.

Simon James, Linda, Paul, Millie and Chris. England V Denmark at the Douglas Bader in Martlesham Pi

Simon James, Linda, Paul, Millie and Chris watching the game - Credit: Charlotte Bond

"We've come such a long way in a year-and-a-half."

Another fan, who gave his name as Ryan, added: "The atmosphere is really good in here. I'm enjoying it.

Pete, Jeannette, Paul, Kate and Kate. England V Denmark at the Douglas Bader in Martlesham Picture:

Pete, Jeannette, Paul, Kate and Kate cheer on the Three Lions - Credit: Charlotte Bond

"It is just so nice to be back around people. We've waited for this for so long because of Covid."

England Denmark Isaacs Ipswich

The reaction of fans as Denmark took the lead with a stunning free-kick - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Due to Covid restrictions, many pubs have opted not to accept walk-ins for tonight's game - but there are some that have chosen not to take table bookings.

England V Denmark Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

England are preparing for a final meeting with Italy - Credit: Charlotte Bond

Italy lie in wait for the winners of tonight's game after defeating Spain on penalties in the other semi-final yesterday.

England's run to the semi-finals has proved a boost for Suffolk's pubs in their Covid recovery as they have been packed out for each of the Three Lions' games so far in the tournament.

England V Denmark Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Fans celebrate the England win at the Douglas Bader in Martlesham - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

England V Denmark Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Fans celebrate the England win at the Douglas Bader in Martlesham - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

England V Denmark Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Fans celebrate the England win at the Douglas Bader in Martlesham - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND


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