Press & Media

We are constantly aiming to get in the newspapers and we even had a radio programme made about us. Here are a few links that feature our story:

On 25th May 2021, 1st Hampden made its first appearance on National TV, filmed as part of the Mark Walters documentary: ‘Following in the footsteps of Andrew Watson’

On 10th November, The Scotsman following an online poll and supporting our #OorLadsOorTelly Campaign confirmed our success:

On 3rd October 2020: Our mural was restored after 10 months of tremendous effort:

On 27th June 2020: There should be ben Andrew Watson Statue in George Square:

On 22nd May 2020: The Hampden Collection pushed Scotland to be named the 3rd Greatest International Football Team of all Time:

On 22nd February 2020: Our #1stHampdenMural was vandalised and a fund set up to restore it:

On 9th September 2019 – Our #1stHampdenMural is completed:

29th June 2019 – Hampden Collection’s Ged & Graeme on ‘Off The Ball’:

19th June 2019 – Hampden Collection’s Poet In Chief, Jim Mackintosh, on STV: ‘This Is It’

Genius from Jim Mack

7th June 2019Hampden Collection’s Graeme with First TV Appearance reciting Poem:

21st March 2019#1stHampdenMural Hits 1st Milestone – Glasgow Live

11th March 2019#1stHampdenMural Launched – Evening Times

8th February 2019‘It’s not just for codgers’: bowls confronts its image problem – Guardian –

31st January 2019Kingsley Gardens Transformation – Evening Times

19th September 2018Bools & Bards 2018 – – Evening Times

8th September 2018Case for Hampden Park – – Scotsman

6th September 20181st Hampden in Glasgow Doors Open Day – Glasgow South & Eastwood Extra

6th March 2018#KeepHampdenRoaring Launched – Glasgow Herald

15th July 2017Mystery of 1st Hampden Solved – Evening Times

14th December 2016 – Hampden Bowling Club – Our Story – BBC Radio Scotland –