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England supporters raise a giant flag for Rooney and Co
The giant England flag covers the house in Blyton
Keen England fans, John, Elaine and James Jupp are flying a giant flag to support the England team in South Africa

A family from Blyton, near Gainsborough, have raised a giant flag to show support for the England World Cup football team.

Believed to be the biggest flag in the country 50ft x 25ft, it covers the whole of their house.

John, Elaine and James Jupp are keen England fans and are flying the flag to support Wayne Rooney and the rest of the England team.

Over 50 visitors have already visited the house to toast the flag.

Wayne Rooney fans
Wayne Rooney in an England shirt
This is our way of showing our support to Rooney and Co.
Elaine Jupp

Elaine said: ''We wanted a way to show our support to the England team, so we held a ceremony and a massive party for everyone who wanted to show support."

The flag was specially made in China four years ago and took ten people to raise using a pulley and rope system devised by John: ''I had to devise a way to get this giant flag to fly and stay in place, it all came together and looks fantastic,'' he said.

The family arranged the big party after lots of support in the village to 'fly the flag' and show everyone in Blyton is behind the England team.

Nine year old James said: "Everyone at my school loves it and we are the talk of the village, I just hope all the players know how much we want to win the World Cup.''

Have you raised a flag or decorated your car to support your team?

Send your pictures and a brief description to: lincolnshire@bbc.co.uk




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