Tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament will go on sale today a 11am today.
The Tournament will take place at six iconic venues in cities across the UK including Cardiff, Coventry, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester and London.
Fans in the North East can see Brazil, Spain and Mexico at St James' Park.
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