THEY'RE praying for a victory at Sharpy's Sports and Music Bar in Newton Abbot as nervous punters await the start of the second half of the Women's World Cup Final.

England are 1-0 down to rivals Spain in Australia and and the groans were audible after Spain went ahead in the after a goal from Olga Carmona in the 29th minute.

Hopeful locals at Sharpy's Bar are keeping everything crossed for a final 45 minute miracle that will see a football World Cup return to these shores since 1966.