Euros 2024 kicks off tonight, Friday, and where better to watch some of the best international football than at the pub? We've rounded up some local favourites for you to watch the games.

1. Fox and Pine, Oldham Town Centre

Having won the The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) "pub of the year" award for Bury, Rochdale and Oldham for the third year running in February, this one is a no-brainer.

Ran by Oldham's own Chris Riley and his wife Michelle, the Fox and Pine will be showing the Euros games, but will only be playing sound for England's matches so as to preserve their usual unique atmosphere. 

The pub has a deep relationship with sport in Oldham, being the meeting place of The Yeds, the official supports club of Oldham Rugby League Football Club and has been known to have a visit or two from Oldham Athletic chairman, Frank Rothwell.

The Fox and Pine (Image: Google) 

2. JLovesRoyton, Royton

This trendy bar on Royton's town centre serves a wide range of drinks, runs frequent offers on it's beer and has been credited with a 'fantastic atmosphere' by customers. 

For the first England game on Sunday 16th, which is also Father's day, the venue is offering half price pints of Guinness for those awesome dads out there.

3. Whittles@Tokyo, Oldham Town Centre

Whittles are going all out for the Euros this year. Every weekend game will be preceded by live music, while the matches will be shown on the venues impressive outdoor LED big screen or indoor projector.

Having been a favourite feature on Roscoe Street in Oldham town centre since 2006, the venue promises to be packed full of football fanatics and so is a ticketed event. Tickets are free and more details are available on their Facebook page.

4. The Spinners Arms, Springhead

Taking home the prize for community pub of the year in 2023, this traditional pub will be screening the Euros for all to see. 

Boasting a great selection of beers, including cask & craft Ales, the cosy atmosphere here makes it a great spot.

The Spinners Arms (Image: Google)

5. Northgate, Sholver

Nestled in the countryside of Sholver, Northgate is the perfect place to enjoy the Euros with the family. 

With a large spot of land at the venue, it allows the kid's to run off some steam while mum and dad can enjoy the (hopeful) glory of the three lions.

The Northgate Pub (Image: Google)

6. Arumba, Royton

Royton's rum bar is also offering a father's day football fanatic special: 50% off Dad's first pint. 

Coined in a recent Google review: "Small but mighty- mighty fantastic," Arumba is a great place for all those rum lovers out there to get there football fix.

7. The Black Horse, Watersheddings

With plenty of drinks offers on various spirits and shots, The Black Horse pub is not only screening all of the Euros games, they are running a 'spin to win' campaign throughout the tournament where people can win huge prizes such as Silverstone driving experiences and music festival tickets.

This is definitely the one to head to for a big night out!

8. The Front House, Springhead

Taken over from a brewery by Carol and Bob Jagger, this traditional, free house venue operates with the aim of creating a "fun, community venue for all customers." 

If you want a warm, community feel while watching the games then this is the one for you.

 Colliers Arms (Image: Google)

9. Colliers Arms, Chadderton

Finally, The Colliers Arms claims to be "the best place" to watch the Euros. 

They're encouraging people to bring dad down to enjoy one of their Sunday roasts to "make sure he's fuelled up for the big kick off." So, if you love a Sunday roast and football, why not enjoy both?

If you know any other great places you think should be included in this list, let us know.