Sordell Gets Olympic Call

England Under-21 international included in Stuart Pearce's 18-man Team GB squad

Marvin Sordell has been included in the Team GB squad for this summer’s Olympic Games.

Coach Stuart Pearce named his 18-man squad on Monday afternoon.

Sordell has played regularly for Pearce in the England Under-21 setup, where he has made seven appearances and scored two goals since making his debut in September 2011.

Team GB play their group games against Senegal on 26 July (Old Trafford), United Arab Emirates on 29 July (Wembley) and Uruguay on 1 August (Millennium Stadium).

The full 18-man squad is as follows:

- Jack Butland (Birmingham City)
- Jason Steele (Middlesbrough)
- Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea)
- Steven Caulker (Tottenham Hotspur)
- Craig Dawson (West Bromwich Albion)
- Neil Taylor (Swansea City)
- James Tomkins (West Ham United)
- Micah Richards (Manchester City)
- Joe Allen (Swansea City)
- Tom Cleverley (Manchester United)
- Jack Cork (Southampton)
- Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)
- Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal)
- Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur)
- Craig Bellamy (Liverpool)
- Marvin Sordell (Bolton Wanderers)
- Scott Sinclair (Swansea City)
- Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea)
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