The Great Britain national football team is a team consisting of English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish football players. It was a team which took part in the Olympics and 4 friendly matches from 1906-1972. Its kit has changed it alternated between blue and green and possibly white shirts with white shorts and the shirt colour as sock colour. GB won its first game 12-1 at the Olympic Games in 1908 and suffered its biggest defeat 6-1 to Bulgaria (1956 Olympics).
The 2012 Olympic Team consisted of several household names including Ryan Giggs, Craig Bellamy, Daniel Sturridge, Micah Richards, Tom Cleverley, Scott Sinclair, Jack Butland and Joe Allen.
Yesterday we showed you pictures of the new Team GB home football shirt for the 2012 London Olympics [...]
The British Olympic Association will be participating in the Olympics to be held in London with the Team GB in the summer of 2012 [...]
Here is a picture showing a new shirt for the Team GB Olympic Football Team [...]
We don't know for sure but there has to be a good chance, that this could be your first look at the British team's football shirts for the 2012 Olympics [...]
The side won 2 gold medals at the Olympics one in 1908 and one in 1912. In its 4 friendlies it won 2, it won the 1947 Great Britain vs Rest of Europe 6-1 and the 1969 Wales vs Rest of Great Britain 1-0. It lost the 1951 Wales vs Rest of Great Britain 3-2 and the 1955 Great Britain vs Rest of Europe
The official kit for the 2012 Olympics, designed by Stella McCartney and manufactured by Adidas, was unveiled alongside the uniform for all Team GB Olympic competitors in March. Team Great Britain disbanded in 1974 but the British Olympic Association is looking to resurrect the idea and have a team at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.