London 2012 Olympics

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Olympic Football

Football is the most popular sport in the world and, as such,it has been played as part of every Olympics except for in 1896 and 1932. Women’s soccer was added to the Olympics in 1996 and it has been a part of every Games since then. Football is often contested in a variety of stadiums across the Olympics host country and the same is true for Olympic football at the London 2012 Games. Sixteen teams will compete in the Olympic football contest on both the men's and women's side. In the men's Olympic football competition all players except for thre must be under the age of 23. There are no age limits on the women's side.

Football Venue

Football will be held across the UK with finals at Wembley Stadium.

2012 Football Schedule

Wednesday, July 25 - Saturday, August 11

Favourites

List of contenders coming soon.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Medalists

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

Men's Team

Argentina
Argentina

Nigeria
Nigeria

Brazil
Brazil

Women's Team

USA
USA

Brazil
Brazil

Germany
Germany


2012 Olympics Dates

July 27th - August 12th

Olympic Resources Links

Latest Ticket News

Tickets will not go on sale until 2011 but the prices are finally out! Check out the London 2012 tickets page for more details.

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