Ticket Sales Poor for Olympic Opening

  morddwyd 17 Apr 12
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No, not that Coe led shindig in London.

The Olympics actually start in Glasgow on 25 July (London opening is on 27 July)) and more than 90% of the tickets are still unsold.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-17726920

  spuds 17 Apr 12

Not the same agenda, but I wonder if the 2012 Olympics will have the same atmosphere as that of the Festival of Britain, that was back in 1951?.

  Quickbeam 17 Apr 12

It sounds like they're genuinely surprised that remote tag along events aren't of much interest.

  Woolwell 17 Apr 12

I'm not surprised as they do not yet know which teams they would be watching.

  Aitchbee 18 Apr 12

On the East side of Hampden Park...Glasgow, (southside), the construction of a massive car cark and other amenities are well under way...I have never seen so many bulldozers and men in yellow hats!

  Aitchbee 18 Apr 12

I might be able to 'put up' an Eastern European football team in my spare bedroom...no charge.

  Forum Editor 18 Apr 12

"...more than 90% of the tickets are still unsold."

That's not particularly surprising, as Woolwell points out - the draw hasn't been made yet, so nobody knows which teams they'll be seeing.

  Condom 18 Apr 12

Somehow I just can't see Hampden Park filled to the gunnels to watch Bali's ladies play the San Marino ladies but stranger things have happened in football :-)

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