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

https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/international/admirable-decision-sky-sports-show-serbia-v-scotland-free-air-channel-after-fans-campaign-3030414

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

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/scotland-now/story-behind-hampden-mural-restored-22796647

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

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/

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00068hn

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 –