RETRO: World Cup celebrations and agony in Kettering pubs

Kettering,  Absolute Bar, Horsemarket, World Cup, England Vs Slovenia, 'England supporters watching the game ''Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Kettering, Absolute Bar, Horsemarket, World Cup, England Vs Slovenia, 'England supporters watching the game ''Wednesday, 23 June 2010

It’s that time again.

Next Thursday (June 14), the World Cup kicks off when hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia.

We’ve suffered in recent years and have failed to make it beyond the quarter-finals since Italia 1990.

But that’s not stopped fans coming out in force in Kettering.

Take a look at our retro gallery of pictures from pubs and venues around Kettering during the 2006 and 2010 World Cups by clicking here.