Pubs in Northumberland get set for historic Euro 2020 final

Pubs across Northumberland are gearing up for one of their biggest days in more than a year as England take on Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday.

Friday, 9th July 2021, 5:34 pm

Even more people than Wednesday – when England beat Denmark 2-1 to reach their first ever European Championships final – are expected to watch the match (8pm kick-off) at a bar.

There is an opportunity on the day in Morpeth to watch the match at Black Bull in Bridge Street because it is operating a ‘walk-ins only’ policy.

Angie, general manager at the pub, said: “The staff will be dressed up and we’ll have a few decorations in place, and hopefully England will win because it would be great for the country and a boost for the town.”

England v Italy kicks off at 8pm.

Cath Patterson, who runs The Plough Inn at Mitford with her husband Michael, said: “Excitement is building in the village for the final.

“Our TV viewing tables have been fully booked by neighbours and locals, so it will be nice for us to watch the game together on Sunday.”

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Upstairs section at the Black Bull pub in Morpeth.