Disappointment for England fans at Peterborough street party after last minute equalizer

There was disappointment for England fans in Peterborough last night as the football team could only manage a draw with Russia.

Sunday, 12th June 2016, 10:17 am
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 1:38 pm
England fans watching the first England game of Euro 16 at the Solstice EMN-161206-095852009

Hundreds gathered - many draped in England flags and shirts - at a special party in Brook Street at the Solstice bar to watch Roy Hodgson’s men start their Euro 16 campaign, but despite Eric Dier’s opening goal, the team could only manage a draw thanks to a late equalizer.

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However, there was still a party atmosphere throughout the match, with live bands and DJs entertaining the crowd.

The next party will take place for the crucial match next Monday with Slovakia - although England’s next game is on Thursday afternoon against Wales.

For details visit www.euro16events.co.uk/