Statement from Superintendent Diane Pownall following tonight's UEFA Euro 2020 Final
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Following the final of UEFA Euro 2020 this evening we would like to thank the people of Merseyside, who turned out at pubs and bars in our town centres and Liverpool City centre for the final.
Superintendent Diane Pownall, said: "England played their hearts out tonight and the country as a whole, including people across Merseyside, were right behind them enjoying the match.
"The atmosphere across the region was fantastic and on the whole people adhered to the Covid restrictions in place and enjoyed the game safely.
"I would like to thank licensees across Merseyside who made sure their pubs and bars were Covid compliant and all the members of the public who showed why Merseyside is a great county.
"I would like to thank our officers, staff and Special Constabulary, together with our partners, including: Liverpool City Council: Knowsley Council: Sefton Council; St Helens Council; Wirral Council; British Transport Police; North West Ambulance Service; Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service and Merseytravel, for the planning and effort they have put in to ensure the success of this momentous event for the country."