A SUPERMARKET chain has announced it is to close early so its staff can watch England in the final of Euro 2020.

Co-operative branches belonging to the Southern Co-op group will be closing at 7.45pm on Sunday.

The retailer said: “It’s not just football coming home, our colleagues are going home!

“All our stores in England are closing at 7:45pm on Sunday.”

The Co-op has also put posters out in its stores to let customers know its shops will close early for the big match.

One poster said: “We will be closing at 7.45pm on Sunday 11 July.

“The lads have done us proud and so have our colleagues, so we’re sending everyone home early to celebrate. Thank you for your understanding.”