THE big screen will not be in place on the beach for this summers Euros.

Brighton and Hove City Council have confirmed that there are no plans for a city centre beach screen showing the 2020 European championships, which were postponed until this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

During the 2018 World Cup Finals, Brighton beach played host to thousands of England fans who watched on as Gareth Southgate's men went all the way to the semi-finals of the competition.

It would be challenging to have a similar event this year with the current Covid-19 restrictions.

People who do not come from the same household are recommended to keep two metres apart, making an event with many fans difficult to organise.

A spokesperson for the Luna Beach Cinema, which held the events during the World Cup, told the Argus: "Unfortunately, we won't be holding any screenings at Brighton Beach this year. We are very sorry to disappoint."

England will start their tournament on Sunday afternoon when they kick off against Croatia at 2 pm. The Three Lions will then have group stage matches against Scotland on June 18 and the Czech Republic on June 22.

The Argus: There won't be any sights like this on Brighton beach during the EurosThere won't be any sights like this on Brighton beach during the Euros

Most people will have to watch from home or the pub if they missed out on tickets. However, for those that want to enjoy the game with a crowd, there is still one possibility.

There will be a big screen for fans to cheer on the England team in Brighton Marina. The screen will be in the Village Square overlooking the inner harbour.

It will be in place for the next month and will show daily broadcasts of live sport from the Euro 2021 matches and Wimbledon tennis tournament.