Glasgow – Sporting Venues

Glasgow is home to a number of the UK’s best and most famous sporting venues.  We’ve got some of the best teams too and we were proud to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

If you’re in Glasgow for a sporting event Euro Hostel Glasgow is the perfect place for you to stay.

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Hampden Park

In 1867 The Queen’s Park Football Club was born and began playing matches on the Queen’s Park Recreation Ground. In 1903 following 2 previous moves they settled at the “Third and Greatest” Hampden Park and the following year they hosted their first Scottish Cup Final. Having undergone a number of additions and reconstructions over time Hampden Park today can host 52,000 people and remains home to Queen’s Park FC. Distance from Hostel: 2.3 miles

Ibrox Stadium located on the south side of Glasgow is home to Rangers F.C, one of Scotland’s most famous clubs. Ibrox is one of the largest stadiums in the UK and the 3rd largest in Scotland holding almost £51,000 people. Ibrox has played host to the Scotland Team during renovations at Hampden Park and today is used not only for football matches but for concerts and other sporting events. In 1971 Ibrox Park suffered another disaster when 66 fa

Celtic Park known also as Parkhead and Paradise by its fans is home to Celtic Football Club and located in the Parkhead area of Glasgow. The stadium is fully seated with a capacity of 60,411 people making it the largest football stadium in Scotland. Celtic Park is often used as a venue for Scotland International and Cup Finals especially if Hampden Park isn’t available. Distance from Hostel: 2.1 miles

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Euro Hostel Glasgow is located right in the heart of the City Centre. It's just around the corner from Glasgow Central Station and 5 mins from George Square.

Located in the Westend of Glasgow Scotstoun Stadium is an athletics and Rugby Union ground and home to Glasgow Warriers. Its capacity is almost 10,000 and in 2012 the stadium played host to the Scotland Sevens. After the land was developed by the Glasgow Agricultural Society the Stadium first opened in 1915 as Scotstoun Showground. Distance from Hostel: 4.2 miles


Built especially for the 2014 Commonwealth Games the Commonwealth Arena sits in the Dalmarnock area of Glasgow and is home to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. It’s an indoor arena and was used to host badminton and track cycling events for the Games. The Arena is located opposite Celtic Park and is the headquarters for SportScotland and Scottish Cycling. Distance from Hostel: 2.2 miles

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