Football fans are invited to watch tonight's match on the silver screen at Southend's Odeon cinema tonight.

Doors will open from 6.30pm at the cinema at Broadway.

A spokesman for the cinema, said: "England are just two games away from glory - taking on Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals following a superb run in Russia.

"It's been 28 years since England played a semi-final, why not kick it up a notch and watch it in style on the big screen!

"Are you ready for football history?"

The game is being beamed into cinemas across the country including Covent Garden, Bath, Guildford and Greenwich.

Tickets are free for the event and can only be collected from the cinema box office tonight.