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Published by Chris Craddock at 6:51am 12th July 2018.

Still flying the flag high in West Norfolk even after last night's defeat (11th July).

England fans really thought it was coming home after the Three Lions took an early lead against Croatia in the World Cup.

But sadly the celebrations across our county wouldn't last.


king's lynn erupted when england took the lead


England would eventually slip to a 2-1 defeat in extra-time.

But despite that disappointment - fans in King's Lynn were so proud of all their efforts out in Russia.

KLFM's Chris Craddock spoke to supporters after the match:


You can hear what it meant to supporters


World Cup fever has clearly gripped West Norfolk.

The surprise success of England who made it all the way to our first semi-final since 1990 had people celebrating up and down the county.

And to honour his work in getting us there - KLFM and Norfolk County Council have renamed the Southgates Roundabout in King's Lynn and it's now the Gareth Southgates Roundabout!

gareth southgates roundabout in king's lynn
KLFM's Si started the Appeal to rename the roundabout after the England boss


It's been named after the England manager until 20th July.

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