Date: 8th July 2012 at 3:29pm
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With the 2012 London Olympics fast approaching and with Stuart Pearce having named his eighteen man squad, Pearce today named Ryan Giggs as Team GB`s captain.

Giggs, one of three overage players, was seen as the ideal candidate with Pearce remarking,

‘He’s got the respect of all the members of the group,’

“I looked at the squad and I thought there are some good candidates there.’

‘Aaron Ramsey captains Wales, Micah Richards has captained Manchester City at times, Craig Bellamy for the experience he’s had and one or two others within the camp as well.”

“But I think Ryan is the standout captain amongst the group.”

‘It was the easiest decision of my managerial career. He has been one of the best professionals of the last 20 years.’


And we reckon he`ll do a fine job.



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