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FA worry over GB Olympic pullout

February 17, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
The Great Britain Olympic football team may be forced to withdraw from the 2012 London Olympics completely - if the FA board cannot come to a solution to the problems of fielding a side.

It has been widely expected that Great Britain would field a combined side for the first time in Olympic history, but ESPNsoccernet has been told of the enormous problems in keeping the players' clubs happy and the difficulties in finding a suitable solution.

"The big problem is that the European ...

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