Ticket Sales Poor for Olympic Opening

  morddwyd 09:03 AM 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 10:53 AM 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 11:13 AM 17 Apr 12

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

  Woolwell 11:14 AM 17 Apr 12

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

  Aitchbee 15:38 PM 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 16:17 PM 18 Apr 12

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

  Forum Editor 23:09 PM 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 23:16 PM 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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