Thousands celebrate in Peterborough as England beat Sweden to reach World Cup Semi Final

Scenes of jubilation could be seen in pubs and bars throughout Peterborough on Saturday as England beat Sweden to progress to the World Cup semi-final.

Monday, 9th July 2018, 11:08 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:44 pm

Chants of ‘Football’s Coming Home’ as well as quite a large quantity of beer, filled the air as celebrations at England’s 2-0 win carried long into the night.

Harry Maguire’s opener got the party going as more than 1,000 people watched the match at the XL Arena in Peterborough at the weekend.

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England v Sweden match at the Solstice. Fans celebrating   World Cup quarter finals match EMN-180807-095937009
England v Sweden match at the Solstice. Fans celebrating World Cup quarter finals match EMN-180807-095937009

Dele Alli’s second half header then sent fans into dream land as England reached a World Cup semi final for the first time since 1990.

Check out our huge gallery of photos from the weekend as England fans celebrated in style in Peterborough.