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Manager Stuart Pearce has left David Beckham out of the TeamGB football squad

David Beckham says gold medal winner should light Olympic flame

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<p>Unable to advance as much as usual but led by example, holding possession well and always available for the ball. 7</p>

Frank Lampard rubbishes claims he is to leave Chelsea for LA Galaxy

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has rubbished claims he will be moving to Los Angeles Galaxy to join former international team-mate David Beckham and has declared his intention to continue striving for the Blues’ cause.

Point of order: David Beckham's
omission has caused an uproar

Landon Donovan, David Beckham and Thierry Henry among MLS all-star team to face Chelsea

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David Beckham hit with ban over 'confrontational and provocative behaviour'

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham has been banned for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his "confrontational and provocative behaviour" during and after last weekend's defeat at San Jose.

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David Beckham may be offered place on standby list after Stuart Pearce snubs him for Olympics

The door is still narrowly open for David Beckham to be involved in the Olympic Games. Team GB manager Stuart Pearce said yesterday he "fully expects" Beckham to be available for his four-man standby list for the Games.

Stuart Pearce is felt at the FA to have enough on his plate already

Harry Redknapp gives Stuart Pearce 'credit for being brave' after dropping David Beckham from Olympics squad

Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp believes Great Britain Olympics football coach Stuart Pearce "can kiss goodbye to a knighthood" after he opted to leave David Beckham out of his squad, but hailed Pearce's bravery for selecting the side he wanted.

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The midfielder's
contribution
to the 2012
bid will not be
forgotten

Beckham will see sanity one day in Psycho's call

Psycho's gone rogue. The figurative klaxon will have gone off at the Football Association yesterday with terrifying abruptness, alerting Wembley that their forgotten man – who once briefly held every one of the FA's major coaching jobs – had given them one hell of a problem.

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Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell also sidelined by Stuart Pearce for Olympics

The Everton and England Under-21 midfielder Jack Rodwell has been left out of the Team GB Olympic squad by manager Stuart Pearce, another omission after David Beckham revealed yesterday that he too had not been included in the 18-man group, which has not yet been announced.

David Beckham
The midfielder's
contribution
to the 2012
bid will not be
forgotten

Sam Wallace: One day David Beckham will see the sanity in Stuart Pearce's Olympics decision

Psycho's gone rogue. The figurative klaxon will have gone off at the Football Association yesterday with terrifying abruptness, alerting Wembley that their forgotten man – who once briefly held every one of the FA's major coaching jobs – had given them one hell of a problem.

No golden swansong for Goldenballs as outrage greets Beckham TeamGB decision

He, along with Seb Coe and Tony Blair, is widely credited as the man who brought the games to London.

David Beckham lights the Olympic Torch

David Beckham stunned after missing out on selection for the Team GB Olympic football squad

David Beckham has revealed that he has failed to make the cut for the Team GB Olympic football squad.

<b>Robbie Keane: </b> In what was probably his last major tournament appearance, Ireland’s record goal scorer struggled to make an impact and was replaced shortly before the end. 5

Robbie Keane defensive of Giovanni Trapattoni's position with Republic of Ireland

Robbie Keane has insisted there is "no chance" of Giovanni Trapattoni's job as Republic of Ireland manager coming under threat, despite their European Championship nightmare

<b>Robbie Keane: </b>Not afraid to get back and help out, but lacked service. When he did have the ball, he lacked incision and spark. Tripped by Schildenfeld, but penalty claim wrongly dismissed. Replaced by Long with 15 minutes to go. 6

Robbie Keane says there is 'no reason' Ireland can't get a result against Spain

Skipper Robbie Keane has sounded the battle-cry ahead of the Republic of Ireland's potentially decisive Euro 2012 date with Spain.

1. Channel 5 keeping fingers crossed for friends re-United Having secured both Manchester clubs, Channel 5 executives will be
hoping one other team makes it into Friday's Europa League draw. Paris St-Germain need to better Red Bull Salzburg's result on Wednesday. All C5 needs then is for PSG to be paired with United, and the speculation linking David Beckham with the French club to prove correct.

Pick me for Olympics 'on merit' David Beckham tells Team GB coach Stuart Pearce

David Beckham said today that he wants to compete at the Olympics on merit and nothing else.

Princess Anne of Britain hands over the torch with the olympic flame to be prepared for the journey to London

Olympic flame to arrive in the UK

The Olympic Flame will arrive in the UK tonight after it was handed over at a ceremony in Athens.

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