Half-a-million London 2012 football tickets withdrawn from sale

By Andrew Warshaw at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London

london 2012_football_tickets_17-07-12July 17 - Despite constant assurances that the tournament would be packed out and a huge success, London 2012 organisers were forced to retreat today when they announced that half-a-million Olympic football tickets for men and women combined are to be removed from sale.