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London 2012: How Did Old Trafford Fare as an Olympic Venue?

BR - At 102 years old, Old Trafford—the iconic home of Manchester United—has hosted everything from Champions’ League and Rugby League World Cup finals to games of shinty and concerts from the likes of Rod Stewart and Status Quo.

But, before July 26th 2012, it had never hosted an Olympic event. On that day, Great Britain’s men’s football team played their first competitive match since 1971. So, with such a formidable reputation preceding it and being the only Olympic venue in the northwest, how did it fare?

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