London 2012 Olympic Football Tickets Back on Sale Today

By Community | April 30, 2012

Tickets for the London 2012 Olympic football tournament have gone back on sale today.

Around one million tickets have already been sold for the football, capsule but there are still 1.5m left.

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) will also announce later this week arrangements for the sale of remaining tickets for all sports at the Games.

Football tickets have gone on sale since 11am today and will be available until 11pm on Sunday, ampoule May 6 on a first come, generic first served basis at www.tickets.london2012.com.

The Olympic Football Tournament will take place at six venues across the UK – Hampden Park in Glasgow, Old Trafford in Manchester, Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, St James’ Park in Newcastle, City of Coventry Stadium and Wembley Stadium in London.

The draw for the football tournament took place last week. Team GB’s women’s team will start the Olympics with a match against New Zealand in Cardiff.

In the men’s tournament, current world champions Spain will play Japan at Hampden Park while New Zealand will face Brazil at St James’ Park.

LOCOG commercial director Chris Townsend said: “Now that the draw has taken place, we are delighted to put remaining tickets on sale to see some of the world’s most exciting young footballers in the Olympic Games.

“This is a great opportunity for people across the UK to be part of the Games, and see great matches at great prices.”

Tickets for the football start at £20 for adults, with special prices available for under 16s and over 60s at many matches.

by Ismail Uddin