Northern rail is warning of train delays on Sunday after a large number of staff booked the day off to watch the World Cup final.Read the full story ›
Greater Manchester police say they'll be out in force ahead of England's World Cup semi-final with Croatia.Read the full story ›
While everyone's singing Three Lions at the moment we bring you the lesser known Two and a Half Lions (2nHalf Lions).
it was created and produced by Route Nine Studios, commissioned by a group of guys from Preston, who've taken it into a school in Garstang.
The idea is to get the kids to sing along. It's called “Sir Bobby.” and it's proven a big hit at playtime.
After calls from football fans, Manchester City Council has confirmed it has secured a last minute sponsor to help pay for the cost of a Fanzone for the World Cup Semi final on Wednesday.
Large screens will be erected at Castlefield Bowl for up to eight thousand supporters to watch England's game against Croatia, kicking off at 7 o'clock.
The car website Autotrader has agreed to be the main sponsor, picking up the cost of the big screens and security at the event.
Fans will be searched on entry and no alcohol can be taken inside the event, but can be bought on site in plastic bottles and cups.
Councillor Pat Karney, Manchester City Centre spokesperson says the World Cup continues to bring people together.
Tickets will be sold on a first come basis.
They might be big football fans, but a couple from Widnes won't be watching England play Sweden in the quarter-final of the World Cup...Read the full story ›
This was the moment the nation held its breath for as the England team faced their greatest opponent: the penalty shootout.
Click for the hilarious reactions from fans around the North West
What do you do when you're and England fan.... but you live on Wales Street?
Well, these residents in Oldham took matters into their own hands.
Welcome to England Street:
This was the moment an England fan scored a bit of an own goal while celebrating the 6-1 win against Panama.
The fan approached a bus outside the Commercial Hotel in Haslingden, Lancashire, and leapt in the air.
As you can see - it all went downhill from there:
The fan ended up on his backside after trying to grab hold of the driver's window, pulling it completely off its fittings.
Joy turns to embarrassment for the fan as he ends up in a heap on the the road with the window on top of him.
England star Kieran Trippier's dad has shown his pride in his son's man of the match performance against Tunisa by flying a huge flag with his name on at his family home in Bury.
The 20ft high flagpole displays a huge St George’s Cross with the words ‘Trippier 2’ emblazoned across it.
It takes pride of place in the front garden of the family home in Summerseat - where the right-back grew up.
Barber Simon Townley is heading to St Petersburg following the Three Lions' win against Tunisia.Read the full story ›