Previous
Bayern Munich
TSG Hoffenheim
2:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion
3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Manchester City
Swansea City
3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Eibar
Real Madrid
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Arsenal
Manchester United
5:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Barcelona
Sevilla FC
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Lazio
Juventus
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Next

Spurs in a relegation battle?

Tottenham 32 minutes ago
Read
Jul 9, 2012

Giggs: It's a tremendous honour

Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has expressed his pride at being named captain of the Great Britain side for the 2012 Olympic Games.

• Giggs named Team GB skipper

Giggs, 38, is one of three over-age players selected by head coach Stuart Pearce for Team GB, alongside Liverpool's Craig Bellamy and Manchester City's Micah Richards.

Great Britain have been drawn against Senegal, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay in Group A, with their first match of the competition versus the former on July 26.

Speaking ahead of the Games, Giggs is quoted by the Sun as saying: "It is a tremendous honour to be part of the Olympics. Stuart has given me the captaincy, which is even better. I'm really looking forward to it.

"It's a unique experience and one from the start that I wanted to be part of when I got the opportunity."

Speaking of the Welshman, Pearce said: "Ryan is the standout captain among the group. He has got the respect of all the members of the group and I'm looking forward to working with him."

Giggs' compatriot Craig Bellamy also reserved praise for the veteran, adding: "Ryan is probably one of the best players who has ever played the game.

"I have been very fortunate to play with him for my country, so I know Ryan quite well. It is very fitting he is captain and is here."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.