In Pictures: England fans roar for Three Lions

Fans cheer in London’s Hyde Park (Victoria Jones/PA) Credit: PA

Thousands of England fans have gathered at venues across the country to cheer on the Three Lions in their World Cup semi-final against Croatia.

The Lightning Seeds began the sporting celebration at Hyde Park, London, singing the anthem that has been sweeping the nation.

As England took the lead with a goal from Kieran Trippier, fans around the UK erupted in unison.

Here's a snapshot of their reactions.

  • London

  • Peterborough

  • Sunderland

  • Nottingham

  • Manchester

Cheers to the Three Lions from Castlefield Bowl, Manchester. Credit: PA

As Croatia scored an equaliser England fans' cheers turned to groans.

  • Southwark, London

Fans in Flat Iron Square, south London. Credit: PA
Disbelief echoed by hundreds of Three Lions' fans. Credit: PA
One Henley Festival-goer daring to peek at the game. Credit: PA
  • Chistlehurst, London

Pensioners watching the World Cup in Chistlehurst, London. Credit: PA
  • Leeds

Millennium Square in Leeds was packed Credit: Henry Clare/PA
  • Cornwall

  • Nottingham

Nottingham Castle fans' joy quickly dissipating after seeing England lose their lead. Credit: PA
  • Ramsgate

Pupils and staff at Minster Church of England Primary School in Ramsgate – complete with waistcoats in honour of Gareth Southgate. Credit: PA