Picture gallery: How Sunderland celebrated England's Euro 2016 victory over Wales

Fans gathered in Park Lane to watch the game on a big screen cheer as England beat Wales
Fans gathered in Park Lane to watch the game on a big screen cheer as England beat Wales
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Sunderland celebrated England's Euro 2016 victory over Wales as the Three Lions came from behind to slay the Dragons.

Hundreds gathered in Sunderland city centre to watch the match on a large screen located in Park Lane.

Daniel Sturridge's late winner for England is cheered by fans watching the game in Sunderland

Daniel Sturridge's late winner for England is cheered by fans watching the game in Sunderland

After seeing Gareth Bale fire Wales ahead, England rallied and levelled through Jamie Vardy before a last-gasp winner from Daniel Sturridge in Lens.

That was the spark for jubilant scenes in Sunderland as a pictures show.

Among those watching the game on the big screen in a good-natured atmosphere were friends Daryl Miles-Roper and Alan Share, from Sunderland.

Daryl, who says he is cheering on both England and Romania in the tournament, having lived in the eastern European country for 11 years, said: "A draw would have been a fair result but I am glad England won.

England fans were in good spirits as they watched the game on a big screen in Park Lane

England fans were in good spirits as they watched the game on a big screen in Park Lane

"Wales can take heart from their performance as well and I think both teams will still qualify."

Alan added: "It was brilliant to watch it with a big crowd because it was a great atmosphere.

"It was a great moment when the winning goal went in. I was pleased for manager Roy Hodgson for getting his substitutions right."

Another spectator, Steve Cutter, said: "I thought England deserved to win because they were the better team. They should really have six points now as they should have held on to win against Russia.

Hundreds gathered in Park Lane to watch England beat Wales

Hundreds gathered in Park Lane to watch England beat Wales

Ray Matthews said: "I'm very pleased England won but I cannot see them getting beyond the quarter finals. Although they played well they still don't seem to flow going forward or bring their Premier League form to the international stage."

The win now leaves England top of their group going into the next match against Slovakia on Monday night knowing a victory guarantee their place in the last 16.

Fans celebrate England's win after watching the game on a large screen in Park Lane

Fans celebrate England's win after watching the game on a large screen in Park Lane