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North East members of the Team GB Women's football squad say they're looking forward to the Olympics and are delighted to be playing their warm-up match against Sweden in the region.
It takes place at the Riverside Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
It's the first time Great Britain has entered a women's team into the Olympic football tournament. Steph Houghton from Durham is in the squad and has been speaking to ITV Tyne Tees during a visit to a school in Middlesbrough.
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Tickets for Team GB's Olympic warm-up matches at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium will go on sale on Monday.
The women's football team take on Sweden at 4pm on Friday 20 July, followed by the men's match against Brazil at 7:45pm. Supporters tickets will give them access to both games.
Tickets will be priced at £20 for adults, £15 for Over-65s, and £10 for Under-16s.
Neil Bausor, Middlesbrough FC Chief Executive said: "This is a unique opportunity to see the Olympic teams here at the Riverside.
"It's a chance to see exciting world stars in action and we're sure demand for tickets will be enormous, not only in the North East but further afield as well."
Tickets will go on sale from 9am on Monday 18 June.
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