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

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

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

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

Former England captain David Beckham revealed on Thursday he had not been picked for Great Britain's Olympic football squad.

Former England captain David Beckham revealed on Thursday he had not been picked for Great Britain's Olympic football squad.

Great Britain were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Olympic football tournament by South Korea after losing a dramatic penalty shoot-out.

Olympics football: GB beaten by South Korea on penalties

Great Britain were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Olympic football tournament by South Korea after losing a dramatic penalty shoot-out.

Great Britain 2012 Olympic Football Team Profile | GoalFace.com

Great Britain 2012 Olympic Football Team Profile | GoalFace.com

Jill Scott of Great Britain celebrates scoring with team mates Eniola Aluku and Kelly Smith- Football | London 2012

Jill Scott of Great Britain celebrates scoring with team mates Eniola Aluku and Kelly Smith- Football | London 2012

Relive Great Britain’s 2012 London Olympics with this original Adidas home football shirt.

2011 Great Britain Home Olympic Football Shirt (M)

Relive Great Britain’s 2012 London Olympics with this original Adidas home football shirt.

Craig Bellamy - Great Britain/Wales Forward (20' minute). Scored opening goal of the match to put Olympics 2012 hosts Great Britain 1-0 ahead of Senegal.  The match eventually ended in a 1-1 draw.

Craig Bellamy - Great Britain/Wales Forward (20' minute). Scored opening goal of the match to put Olympics 2012 hosts Great Britain 1-0 ahead of Senegal. The match eventually ended in a 1-1 draw.

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