PUBS in Oldham are getting ready to welcome punters for the big football match this afternoon between England and Germany.

The Three Lions take on their rivals in the Euro 2020 last 16 game at 5pm at Wembley.

Drinking establishments across the borough are expecting a busy afternoon as fans hope to watch the home side sweep to victory.

Many pubs are asking people to pre-book their spaces to follow coronavirus social distancing rules.

We have picked out a few of the places across Oldham who will be showing the match later.

The Highfield Inn on Ripponden Road is among them.

A spokesman on social media said: "Yes folks...its the big one.


"Tuesday K.O 5pm.

"Live on our 4k HD 160inch screen. Plus all other TVs.

"And also in our fabulous Garden hut on our New 55 inch TV.

"We are opening from 2pm with all the buid-up music."

The Colliers Arms on Old Lane in Chadderton is inviting walk-ins.

A spokesman said: "FOOD Served from 4pm Today (Pub Opens 4pm).

"Come and have your tea and keep table for match.

"If your NOT interested in the Football BEER GARDEN/PLAY AREA OPEN.

"We do NOT take bookings – first come first served."

The White Hart on Oldham Road in Royton is open at 2pm as well.

The Summit Inn on Rochdale Road is expecting a busy day with it being fully booked.