Ferguson dismisses idea of GB 2012 Olympic team

July 26, 2008
JOHANNESBURG, July 25 (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday the idea of a British soccer team playing at the 2012 London Olympics was a non-starter. Ferguson had been named as the ideal coach for a combined team by 2012 organising committee chairman Sebastian Coe last weekend, with Coe telling BBC Radio Five Live that he had discussed the issue with the Scot. But Ferguson, speaking in Johannesburg on the eve of Manchester United's match against South African club Kaizer Chiefs ...

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