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This afternoon, The Olympic Torch will arrive at Hampden. The National Stadium has hosted a whole series of events over its long and proud history including fantastic football Internationals, Cup Finals, European Finals and rock concerts by the some of the planet’s biggest stars.

Now a new star will light up the stadium. As part of the round-Britain run, the Olympic Torch will arrive at Hampden’s front door, this afternoon Friday 8th June, at 4.27pm.

Hampden will play host to eight Olympic football matches and tickets are now on sale at or by calling 0844 847 2012.

For more information please visit and for full details of the Torch Route around the country visit

London 2012 Olympic football at Hampden Park logo