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GB football teams prepare for first matches

Stuart Pearce and Hope Powell are managing the GB teams. Credit: PA Wire

The newly-formed British football teams play their first matches this evening as they prepare for the Olympics. The friendlies are being played at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough. The women's team play Sweden followed by the men's match against Brazil.

The Olympic football tournament starts for real on Wednesday. For information on getting into the Olympic venues, check out the ITV News guide.

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