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World Cup fans of all countries pack out pubs in cosmopolitan Norwich

15:27 12 July 2014

Phil Cutter, landlord at the Murderers in Timberhill, Norwich.

Phil Cutter, landlord at the Murderers in Timberhill, Norwich.

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Phil Cutter, landlord at the Murderers in Timberhill, Norwich, said that England’s early exit affected trade.

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But he added that many of the matches at his pub had been watched by Spanish, Dutch, Greek and German fans.

He said: “I think it’s been a really good World Cup football-wise. But England losing the first two games meant they were already out by the time the third game came round, which was a washout at the pub. But we’ve had a good turnout of other Europeans at the matches.

“It’s amazing how cosmopolitan a place Norwich is. The Spain versus Holland game was especially packed in the pub.”

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