RED Arrows will fly over Wembley Stadium this evening to salute the England team before they take on Italy in the Euro 2020 final.
The RAF squadron will head out from Bournemouth Aerodrome and up to London – minutes before Gareth Southgate’s men take to the field.
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Red Arrows will fly over Wembley Stadium this evening to salute the England team (stock image)Credit: Alamy
The RAF squadron will head out from Bournemouth Aerodrome and up to LondonCredit: Reuters
The Three Lions will hope to make history tomorrow nightCredit: PA
The Red Arrows had been scheduled to perform at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Saturday but the flight was cancelled due to weather conditions, Buckinghamshire Live reports.
But the planes will now be allowed to fly over Wembley stadium instead.
The famous squadron will set off from Bournemouth at 7.27pm, and their route will take them over Wiltshire before passing through Berkshire, Oxfordshire and South Buckinghamshire.
They will fly past Wembley at 7.48pm – just twelve minutes before kick-off.
Over 60,000 fans will have Wembley rocking tonight as Harry Kane leads the Three Lions into their first major tournament final since 1966.
Fired-up fans began packing out pubs from 5am this morning, while Trafalgar Square in Central London is heaving with boozy supporters.
Singing England fans are getting on the booze early
Flares have been let off outside WembleyCredit: Reuters
Cities across the country are buzzing with excited fans lining the streets and chanting “It’s Coming Home”.
In Soho, Three Lions fans were seen kicking a football around on the main road as cars honked along to chants supporting England, Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire.
Last night, Southgate said the team’s sole focus was on “bringing the trophy home”.
He added: “We’re in a final and we’re here to win. Now we want to go and bring the trophy home.”
Captain Harry Kane said he was determined to deliver for the fans.
He said: “That is the challenge now. We have been knocking down barriers on the way but we have to out there and win it.
“To see the fans on the street and see the reception we have had, it has just shown us how big of an occasion it is.
“We know how much it means to the English fans so we are proud to be representing them and hopefully we can do them proud tomorrow night.”
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