2012 Olympics

Fergie: I had Team GB talks

October 23, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed he was in contention to manage the Great Britain Olympics football team next summer.

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Great Britain will field a men's team in the Olympics for the first time since the Rome Games of 1960, and Ferguson has suggested he spoke with London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe about overseeing the side.

However, due to Ferguson's commitments with Premier League champions United, the ...

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