London 2012 Olympics Football

New generic football image
Football Association wants Team GB football teams for Rio 2016 Olympics
The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams into the Rio 2016 Olympics, the British Olympic Association confirms.
Mar 2, 22:24
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce bellows from the sidelines on November 19, 2012
Sam Allardyce: 'Olympic Stadium needs successful team'
Sam Allardyce believes that West Ham need to be successful to make a move to the Olympic Stadium work.
Dec 8, 12:47
Olympic Torch
Report: Brazil in race for 2014
A report reveals the obstacles facing Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.
Nov 20, 13:05
Jack Wilshere
Stuart Pearce wants Jack Wilshere in England's Under-21 team for Euro 2013
Stuart Pearce wants Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere in his England Under-21 team for Euro 2013.
Oct 19, 03:48
Stuart Pearce, Hope Powell
No men's Great Britain football team for Olympics in Rio 2016
Football Association general secretary Alex Horne says that Great Britain are unlikely to have a men's football team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Oct 9, 09:44
Jack Butland
Joe Hart: 'Jack Butland has a massive future at the top'
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is impressed with Birmingham City's Jack Butland and believes that he has got "a massive future".
Sep 9, 05:52
Ki Sung-yeung
Swansea City agree fee to sign Ki Sung-yueng from Celtic
Swansea City agree a deal with Celtic for their South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-yueng.
Aug 20, 14:28
Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson: Olympic behaviour a "wake-up call"
England manager Roy Hodgson describes the manner of the London Olympics as a "wake-up call" for football players and spectators.
Aug 14, 22:45
Joey Barton
Joey Barton: 'Football can learn from Olympics'
Joey Barton urges football to learn some lessons from the recent Olympic Games in London.
Aug 14, 19:16
Tom Cleverley
Tom Cleverley hails Team GB experience
Tom Cleverley says that he would urge any young player to try to be a part of Team GB at the Rio De Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
Aug 14, 07:31
Tom Cleverley
Tom Cleverley hoping for first cap
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley 'hopes' to gain his first England cap against Italy on Wednesday.
Aug 13, 14:16
Rafael Da Silva
Brazil criticise Rafael
The Brazilian Football Federation criticise Rafael following his error in the 2012 Olympic final defeat to Mexico.
Aug 13, 13:10
Javier Hernandez
Mexico's Olympic hero Oribe Peralta aims to emulate Javier Hernandez
Mexico's two-goal Olympic hero Oribe Peralta says that he would like to follow compatriot Javier Hernandez to the Premier League.
Aug 12, 23:58
Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is more complete than Lionel Messi'
Usain Bolt says Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
Aug 12, 15:30
Mano Menezes
Mano Menezes wants chance to improve
Brazil coach Mano Menezes insists that he can lead his country to glory in the 2014 World Cup.
Aug 12, 10:45
Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson wants his England players to harness spirit of Olympic Games
England manager Roy Hodgson challenges his players to keep the positive atmosphere around sport created by Team GB in the Olympic Games going this season.
Aug 12, 00:43
Mano Menezes
Romario critical of Mano Menezes
Brazil legend Romario criticises national team coach Mano Menezes following Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Mexico in the Olympic final.
Aug 11, 19:37
Sepp Blatter
FIFA charge Park Jongwoo over political message
FIFA charge South Korea's Park Jongwoo after the player displayed a flag bearing a political message during their bronze medal match.
Aug 11, 18:39
Lucas Moura
Result: Brazil 1-2 Mexico
Mexico win the gold medal in the men's football at the Olympic Games with a shock 2-1 win over favourites Brazil.
Aug 11, 16:49
Neymar
Half-Time Report: Brazil 0-1 Mexico
Mexico lead Brazil 1-0 at half-time in the gold medal match at the Olympic Games.
Aug 11, 15:47
Lucas Moura
Team News: Brazil's Hulk misses Olympic final
Brazil's Hulk and Lucas are to start on the substitutes' bench in their Olympic final against Mexico.
Aug 11, 14:46
Wembley
Live Commentary: Gold medal match: Brazil 1-2 Mexico - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the Olympic men's gold medal match between Brazil and Mexico at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 11, 13:55
Mark Clattenburg
Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg gets Olympic football final
Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is given the honour of refereeing the Olympic football final.
Aug 11, 11:20
Chris Coleman
Wales manager Chris Coleman picks Team GB stars for midweek friendly
Wales manager Chris Coleman includes Gareth Bale and his Great Britain players in a 22-man squad for next week's friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Aug 11, 04:17
Olympic rings
Result: South Korea 2-0 Japan - South Korea win bronze medal
South Korea win the bronze medal in the men's Olympic football tournament after beating Japan 2-0 at the Millennium Stadium.
Aug 10, 21:36
Olympic rings
Women's Football: Sports Mole's Team of the Olympics
Sports Mole picks its Team of the Tournament from the women's Olympic football, where US came away with the gold medal.
Aug 10, 21:30
Park Chu-Young
Half-Time Report: South Korea 1-0 Japan
South Korea enter the break at the Millennium Stadium with a 1-0 advantage over Japan in the bronze medal match.
Aug 10, 20:32
Park Chu-Young
Team News: Jung Sung-Ryong returns for South Korea
Sungryong Jung recovers from injury to take his place in the South Korea goal for their bronze medal match against Japan at the Millennium
Aug 10, 18:40
Olympic rings
Live Commentary: Bronze medal match: South Korea 2-0 Japan - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the Olympic men's bronze medal match between South Korea and Japan at the Millennium Stadium.
Aug 10, 18:25
Olympic Torch
President Barack Obama praises USA's football Olympic victory
United States President Barack Obama pays tribute to the USA women's football team, who defeated Japan to win gold at the London Olympics.
Aug 10, 07:48
Olympic rings
Result: United States 2-1 Japan
The United States secure the gold medal in the women's football after overcoming Japan 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 9, 21:33
Olympic rings
Result: United States claim gold in women's football
The United States claim the gold medal in the women's Olympic football competition with a 2-1 victory over Japan.
Aug 9, 21:33
Wembley
Preview: Brazil vs. Mexico - Analysing the lineups
Sports Mole analyses each player's role in Saturday's men's Olympic final between Brazil and Mexico.
Aug 9, 20:35
Olympic rings
Half-Time Report: United States 1-0 Japan
Carli Lloyd scores the only goal of the half as the United States lead Japan at the interval of their Olympic final clash.
Aug 9, 20:30
Wembley
Preview: Brazil vs. Mexico
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Olympic gold medal match between Brazil and Mexico at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 9, 19:25
Wembley
Team News: United States vs. Japan
Shannon Boxx starts for the United States as they clash with Japan in the gold medal match at Wembley.
Aug 9, 19:00