NS5965 : Homeless World Cup, George Square, Glasgow

taken 5 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Homeless World Cup, George Square, Glasgow
Homeless World Cup, George Square, Glasgow
Looking into the square from Queen Street.
2016 Homeless World Cup, George Square, Glasgow

The Homeless World Cup is an annual football tournament organised by the Homeless World Cup organisation LinkExternal link , a social organisation which advocates the end of homelessness through the sport of association football.

The organisation puts together an annual football tournament where teams of homeless people from each country compete.

The fourteenth edition of the tournament was held in Glasgow in July 2016. Temporary arenas with seating stands were set up in George Square. The tournament was won by Mexico, the defending champions, who also won in Amsterdam in 2015.

People Make Glasgow

"People Make Glasgow" is the city's latest promotion campaign. In the days and weeks leading up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the campaign slogan has been popping up at various prominent locations in and around the city centre.

Here is an extract from the campaign web site LinkExternal link ...

"Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is the official destination marketing organisation (DMO) for the city of Glasgow.
As a public / private organisation established by Glasgow City Council in 2005, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau's role is to communicate Glasgow's reputation as a world-class city in which to live, work, study, invest and visit.
As custodian of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW brand, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau works with numerous partners, stakeholders and businesses to position and promote Glasgow across national and international markets as one of Europe's most vibrant, dynamic and diverse cities.
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau is engaged in a wide-range of activity aimed at delivering economic and social benefits for Glasgow through leisure and business tourism. This activity comprises:
Development and implementation of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW city brand
Strategic destination marketing communications campaigns across key target markets
Bidding for, attracting and managing high-profile major events, conventions and exhibitions
Responsibility for conference and event accommodation bookings
- See more at: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 8 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
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Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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Square 
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