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Glasgow's Olympic debut
I'm looking forward to the Olympic Games football at Hampden, as it promises to be quite an occasion. But this is not the first time there has been Olympic football at the national stadium. In 1948 it hosted the British Olympic Trial Match, between two selected sides from all four home nations. Star of the match was English right half Bob Hardisty, who went on to play for Great Britain in three summer Olympics: 1948, 1952 and 1956.
27/7/2012 01:06:16 am
Bob Hardisty had previously played for Hibs during the war, alongside Matt Busby who was to manage the 1948 team.
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All blog posts, unless stated, are written by Andy Mitchell, who is researching Scottish sport on a regular basis.