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Podcast: England fans moved on by police after hundreds gather in Maidstone following defeat to Italy in final of Euro2020

Police had to be called in to deal with hundreds of England fans who gathered in Maidstone after their Euro2020 defeat to Italy.

Flares are said to have been set off as supporters converged on Jubilee Square following the final whistle.

Meantime, Dover’s MP has come in for criticism after suggesting England’s Marcus Rashford should have concentrated more on practicing football than getting involved in politics.

He campaigned for free school meals during the pandemic and missed a penalty last night. Our political editor has more on a leaked message by Natalie Elphicke.

Also in today’s podcast, the boss of a Folkestone hotel says Covid measures will stay in place there even after ‘freedom day’ on July 19.

Kent’s police and crime commissioner has vowed to crack down on fly-tippers who blight the countryside.

And away from some of the controversy, we hear what fans thought of last night’s Euro2020 final and have the thoughts of our sports editor.