Iceland Announces Total Store Closures If England Make It To WC Final

Iceland Announces Total Store Closures If England Make It To WC Final

Iceland Announces Total Store Closures If England Make It To WC Final

Lidl soon followed suit, posting a social media message of its own proclaiming that it will not be a matter of "if" but "when" England qualified: "As the *official* supermarket of the England Football team, let's make *thisWhen* our boys make it to the final this Sunday, it will be early doors across our English stores".

One response to the Aldi Facebook page was spitting with rage upon the announcement of the news that only stores in England would be closing early.

"We want people to celebrate ...but not at the expense of law-abiding fans and emergency services' resources", he said.

Lidl said it had experienced its highest ever footfall during the tournament and was preparing for "another bumper weekend" with more warm weather ahead.

"Due to the heatwave and England's quarter-final game on Saturday we saw a 32% increase in emergency 999 calls between 12.00 on 7 July and 06.00 on Sunday 8 July".

Dr Tim Denison, director of retail intelligence at Ipsos Retail Performance, said: "Saturday's big day of sporting events quelled shopping activity on the high street, with the number of shoppers in non-food stores down 18.9% on the previous Saturday".

The nation will be glued to their television screens as Gareth Southgate's side bid to reach a World Cup final for the first time since 1966.

"The same is certainly not true for grocery sales, which would have jumped by 30% or more on the previous Saturday thanks to BBQs and parties being the order of the day". They looked nearly shocked by our celebration of the goals.

Football fans have been warned not to "overstep the line" during England's World Cup semi-final match.

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"The majority of people were well-behaved, which the force appreciates, but there were a small number of incidents, to which officers were there within minutes, including damage caused to a taxi".

Shocking nationwide figures have been released, revealing that has been a total of 1,086 football related incidents since the beginning of the World Cup, 226 domestic abuse related incidents and 230 related arrests have been made overall.

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