England fans are loving life ahead of Slovakia match

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The scenes of fan violence has threatened to be the talking point of the European Championships so far and England have, unfortunately, been at the centre of that.

It was last Saturday that saw the English and Russian fans clash in shocking circumstances while other nations have also got involved in fighting on a smaller scale.

However, let’s remember these hooligans are very much the minority.


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There are thousands of fans that have travelled to France just looking to have a good time and support their country.

That’s what plenty of English supporters have done and it certainly seems as though that’s been the case in Saint-Etienne this afternoon.

Roy Hodgson’s side know a draw will be enough to secure passage into the knockout stages and their fans are certainly in high spirits.

After their dramatic 2-1 win against Wales on Thursday, England have put themselves in a commanding position in Group B ahead of their fixture with Slovakia on Monday evening.

But instead of worrying about the upcoming match against the Slovaks the travelling English decided they would have a party.

Now, Wigan fans certainly wouldn’t have expected that one of their songs would be the unofficial soundtrack of Euro 2016 but that certainly seems the case. England have adapted the ‘Will Grigg’s on fire’ song to ‘Vardy’s on fire’ and it appears they are absolutely loving it.

Check out the fire below of them having a grand old time this afternoon:

Don’t be surprised to hear the ‘Vardy’s on fire’ song during England’s match this evening. That’s because it’s reported that the Leicester striker will be given a starting berth for tonight’s fixture.

Vardy scored just 11 minutes after coming on as a substitute at half-time against Wales on Thursday and will likely replace Raheem Sterling.

Let’s hope that the spirits of the England supporters remains high following tonight’s match. The Three Lions have an excellent chance to finish top of their group which would mean they face a third-placed side in the last-16.

However, if Wales can better England’s result in their match against Russia, they would finish as group winners meaning Hodgson and his players would face the runner-up of Group F - which could be any of Austria, Portugal, Hungary or Iceland.

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