Date: 2nd July 2012 at 11:58pm
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Two former Wigan Athletic players, Scott Sinclair and Tom Cleverley, have been named in the Team GB Olympic 18 man football squad

Sinclair spent a year on loan at the Latics from Chelsea in the 2009/10 making 18 appearances scoring just the once, whilst Cleverley spent the 2010/11 season on loan at the DW Stadium from Manchester United making 25 appearances and scoring 4 goals

Speaking about being picked for Team GB Cleverley said: ‘Throughout my career I want to experience many things’

‘The Olympics would be a fantastic part of it.’

Team GB will face Senegal, UAE and Uruguay in their group games. The opening game against Senegal is scheduled for the 26th July at Old Trafford

The full squad: J Allen (Swansea), C Bellamy (Liverpool), R Bertrand (Chelsea), J Butland (Birmingham), S Caulker (Tottenham), T Cleverley (Manchester United), J Cork (Southampton), C Dawson (West Brom), R Giggs (Manchester United), A Ramsey (Arsenal), M Richards (Manchester City), D Rose (Tottenham), S Sinclair (Swansea), M Sordell (Bolton), J Steele (Middlesbrough), D Sturridge (Chelsea), N Taylor (Swansea), J Tomkins (West Ham)

Tom Cleverley aiming for Gold

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic



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