FOOTBALL NEWS

02/07/2012 15:11, Report by Steve Bartram

Two Reds in Team GB

Tom Cleverley and Ryan Giggs have been named in Great Britain's football squad for the London 2012 Olympics.

Team GB coach Stuart Pearce named the United duo in his 18-man squad on Monday after a summer of deliberation. The team will kick off its campaign against Senegal at Old Trafford on 26 July.

Great Britain then faces United Arab Emirates at Wembley before rounding off its Group A campaign against Uruguay in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

The top two teams from each group along with the two best third place teams qualify for the quarter-finals. The tournament rounds off with the final at Wembley on 11 August.

Great Britain squad: Butland (Birmingham), Steele (Middlesbrough); Bertrand (Chelsea), Caulker (Tottenham), Dawson (West Brom), Richards (Man City), Rose (Tottenham), Taylor (Swansea), Tomkins (West Ham); Allen (Swansea), Cleverley (United), Cork (Southampton), Giggs (United), Ramsey (Arsenal); Bellamy (Liverpool), Sinclair (Swansea), Sordell (Bolton), Sturridge (Chelsea)

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Team GB Schedule

2012 Olympics football schedule

Thursday, July 26
Britain v Senegal, Old Trafford (18:45)

Sunday, July 29
Britain v United Arab Emirates, Wembley (18:45)

Wednesday, August 1
Britain v Uruguay, Millennium Stadium (18:45)

Quarter-finals - Saturday, August 4

Semi-finals - Tuesday, August 7

Third-place playoff - Friday, August 10

Final - Saturday, August 11

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