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Newham’s mayor gets into the footballing spirit in Stratford for England’s World Cup semi-final

PUBLISHED: 19:00 11 July 2018

Supporters watching the Screen on the Green at England's last victory. Picture: Stratford Original

Supporters watching the Screen on the Green at England's last victory. Picture: Stratford Original

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Newham’s mayor will be cheering on England in Stratford tonight.

At 7pm, England will play its first World Cup semi-final since 1990, when they lost to West Germany on penalties.

Newham’s residents – with Rokhsana Fiaz included – will be hoping to see a different ending this time round, when they gather in front of a screen in St John’s Church gardens to see England line up against Croatia.

The Screen on the Green has been showing events since June 14, including England’s many victories so far in the tournament.

It was provided by Stratford Original Business Improvement District, a group working on the redevelopment of the area.

The screen will also be showing the final on Sunday – although if England don’t win tonight, it may gather a considerably smaller crowd.

Newham Town Hall has even got into the footballing spirit, hoisting the England flag ahead of the game.

Whereabouts in Newham will you be watching the game? Tweet us your photos @NewhamRecorder.

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