World Cup 2022: These were the scenes in Preston as hundreds of football fans watched England beat Iran 6-2

Hundreds of fans packed out pubs across Preston as the nation ground to a halt to watch England kick-off their World Cup campaign.

Preston caught World Cup fever as England hammered Iran 6-2 in their opening game on Monday (November 21).

There was little that could dampen people’s spirits as they watched a dominant performance from the Three Lions.

These were the scenes as fans erupted into celebrations after each goal, with many wearing England shirts and draped in flags:

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