Pubs might keep open until 1am if any residence nations make it as much as Euros semis


PUBS may very well be allowed to remain open till 1am if any of the house nations make it to the semis or closing of subsequent summer season’s Euros.

Ministers will seek the advice of on extending licensing hours for boozers in England and Wales if UK groups get via.


Ministers are extending licensing hours for pubs to verify footie followers can come collectively to cheer their nation on within the EurosCredit score: AP

The Scottish authorities will make its personal choice.

However with host nation Germany one hour forward of UK time, it’s going to imply followers can watch night kick-offs over a pint with out the worry of getting to exit the pub if a sport goes to extra-time or penalties.

England — runners-up to Italy two years in the past at Covid-delayed Euro 2020 — might be at subsequent summer season’s finals after topping their group with captain Harry Kane banging in eight objectives.

Scotland additionally certified, whereas Wales are within the play-offs.

House Secretary James Cleverly mentioned: “There are few issues that deliver a rustic collectively greater than the prospect of profitable a global match.

“That’s the reason we’re serving to pubs and bars keep open longer if we attain the semi-finals or closing, and guarantee households, mates and communities can come collectively to cheer their nation on.”

England are one of many favourites to win the competitors.

If Gareth Southgate’s squad handle to storm to victory will probably be England’s first main trophy since 1966.


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