6 Facts About Glasgow

1. On 9 November 2007, Glasgow was selected to be the host city of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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2. Two of Glasgow's rowing clubs separately claim that it was their members who were among the founders of Rangers Football Club.

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3. In 2003, Glasgow was given the title of European Capital of Sport.

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4. City of Glasgow has a number of ice rinks, and a temporary one is set up in George Square in the Christmas period.

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5. In 2010, Glasgow was named the UK's fourth "most musical" city by PRS for Music.

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6. In 2005, Glasgow had the lowest life expectancy of any UK city at 72.9 years.

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