Uefa Cup final awarded to Hampden


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.