It's been confirmed Team GB will play their Olympic warm-up matches at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium. There'll be two games taking place as a double-header on July 20. The women's team will take on Sweden, before the men's team meet Brazil.
It's going to be a unique and historic occasion - Great Britain have never fielded a women's football team before and their hasn't been a GB men's team for more than 40 years.
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