Uefa Cup final awarded to Hampden

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In fantastic news for Scottish football, Hampden (the Scottish national stadium) has been afforded the honour of hosting the 2007 UEFA Cup final.

From the bbc:

The Glasgow venue got the vote ahead of the City of Manchester Stadium and other bidders considered by European football's governing body.

SFA chief executive David Taylor said: "This is great news for Scottish football and the planning starts now to make it an outstanding success.

"The Champions League final at Hampden Park in 2002 was a marvellous event and Uefa were enormously impressed."

Read more at the bbc sports website.