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Town to open fanzone for Euro 2024 final

Gareth Southgate roars in celebration as player look on
Gareth Southgate's team will face Spain in Berlin on Sunday [Reuters]

A free fanzone will be set up in a Lancashire park for Sunday’s Euro 2024 final.

It will be opened at Alkincoates Park in Colne after the already-planned family fun day.

Thousands of fans have been celebrating England’s recent dramatic victories at fanzones around the region and are now anticipating the team's first tournament final abroad where they will face a slick Spain side in Berlin.

Nathan Cutler, events officer at Colne Town Council, said: “We want everyone to come together as a community to back the lads in Germany and hopefully win this year’s competition.”

Alkincoates Park
The fanzone will open after the family fun day in Alkincoates Park [BBC]

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