A Stockport The Town Center Pub has been given a football-based change ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final.
Ahead of the Three Lions match against Italy, Chester Gate in Mercury Square has changed its name to South Gate in support of the England boss and his players.
The old sign of the pub is replaced by a picture of the new Gareth Southgate and the flag of St. George.
Pub manager Lisa Mills said: “It’s amazing to see everyone celebrating together. England’s success fuels everyone’s needs.
“The atmosphere on match day is incredible. Sunday will be a day to remember.”
Chris Tluch, managing director of Blind Tiger Ins, who owns the pub, added: “Of all the hard work that goes into running the pub, we want to have some fun at Blind Tiger.
“Our teams have worked tirelessly to provide our customers with a fun but safe environment to enjoy the Euro.
“Gareth Southgate’s success with his team brought the nation together, so it’s only fair that we provide a Southgate pub to bring people together and bring the England team back home. (I hope so.”
The pub will show the game tomorrow evening, but is already fully booked.
The name change is just the latest example of the euro fever grip in Stockport.
Elders Gate Road, located in Howley, was changed to Southgate Road with the approval of the England manager, while Edgely Fold was made a doctor in honor of his stockpile, Phil Foden.
In Oddswood, the Austin Close to Pickmere Close changed to the Jordan Pickford Close.
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And Roy Street in Eagle has become Rashford Street.
Mount Road, also in Ajle, has been renamed Mason Road.
Southgate and its players will have the opportunity to make themselves national heroes in front of 60,000 supporters at Wembley tomorrow evening.
The victory will mark the men’s soccer team’s first major tournament victory since the 1966 World Cup.
The Euro 2020 final is set to begin on Sunday (July 11) at 8am.