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Great Britain Football Team

The 1908 Great Britain and Ireland Olympic Football team... in the days when you could win a Gold Medal on a 'Fish and Chips' training programme

Get yourself to a football match sometime during your stay. The crowd is full of energy and spirit and you are sure to have a good time! http://www.mouthlondon.com/sport/london-2012-should-there-be-a-great-britain-football-team/#

from the Guardian

1948 Olympics: British football squad lacking

Great Britain's football team plays Yugoslavia at the 1948 Olympics.

March 29, 2012, 6:17 am Stuart Pearce, pictured in February 2012, has insisted the excitement surrounding the controversial Great Britain Olympic football team will be off the "Richter scale" come the start of the London Games. AFP

from BBC Sport

London 2012: Great Britain 1-0 New Zealand

The Great Britain women's football team kicked off the 2012 Olympics with a hard-fought victory over New Zealand.

Team GB players sing the national anthem before their women's Football first round match against Brazil on Day 4 at Wembley Stadium. Great Britain went on to win the match 1-0.