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 27th June 2020: There should be ben Andrew Watson Statue in George Square – The Hampden Collection Team promote the need to promote the World’s First Black International Football Player –
https://www.thenational.scot/sport/18545718.there-andrew-watson-statue-george-square-story-scotlands-black-football-pioneer/

On 22nd May 2020: The Hampden Collection pushed Scotland to be named the 3rd Greatest International Football Team of all Time – https://www.heraldscotland.com/sport/18470529.scotland-voted-third-best-international-team-time-browns-missionary-work-continues/

On 22nd February 2020: Our #1stHampdenMural was vandalised and a fund set up to restore it – https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/18253785.fund-set-save-iconic-first-hampden-mural/

On 9th September 2019 – Our #1stHampdenMural is completed – https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/17890337.iconic-scotland-v-england-first-hampden-park-mural-completed/

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

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

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

#1stHampdenMural Launched – 11th March 2019 – Evening Times

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

Kingsley Gardens Transformation – 31st January 2019 – Evening Times

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

Case for Hampden Park – 8th September 2018 – Scotsman

1st Hampden in Glasgow Doors Open Day – 6th September 2018 – Glasgow South & Eastwood Extra

#KeepHampdenRoaring Launched – 6th March 2018 – Glasgow Herald

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

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