FAMILIES, sports clubs and football fans were invited to Westquay to show their support for the England Women’s football team, ahead of this summer’s Euro 2022 tournament.

Thanks to Continental Tyres, official partner of the England Lionesses, free fan packs complete with Lioness mask and matchday clappers were on offer.

There were also chances to win exclusive prizes in a target shoot challenge, a fast-feet challenge and more.

The action-packed event was part of the Continental Tyres’ ‘Grip the Nation’ tour, travelling the country in the build-up to this summer's tournament.

The Lionesses will contend their final group stage match against Northern Ireland at St Mary's Stadium on July 15.

Pete Robb, marketing director at Continental Tyres, said: “The Lionesses are heading into the summer in fantastic shape, and we want people right across the country to rally behind them.

“There’s no better feeling than when football fever grips the nation – and moments like this also play an important part in inspiring young people to play the game."

A recent survey conducted by Continental Tyres found that watching a professional female athlete or team in action has inspired more than half of girls to take up a new sport.

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