ENGLAND is gearing up for what will be a monumental occasion in football this weekend.

The Lionesses are set to face eight-time European champions Germany in the Euro 2022 final at Wembley on Sunday (July, 31) at 5pm.

When it comes to watching such a pivotal game, the second best atmosphere - outwith being at the game itself - usually finds itself nestled in a pub alongside your fellow footballing patriots.

To save you running about right before the whistle trying to find a pew, we've created a list of five great bars in Carlisle bound to be full of atmosphere as the city gets ready for football possibly 'coming home'...

Where can you watch the game? 

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Carlisle football fan favourite pub, The Beehive, situated on Warwick Rd. 

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Screens galore and beer at a reasonable price in Carlisle's The Caledonian, situated on Botchergate.

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Being able to see the screen here is never usually an issue, due to their use of a well-appreciated projector - situated on Botchergate.

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The Crown Inn, on Scotland Road, is a great spot for football, perfectly complimented with a Sunday roast menu also on offer; it could just make your winning combination.

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Located in Lowther Street, there's plenty of screens and great selection of beers and ales... along with a few locals ones in there as well. 

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