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Brown in Great Britain Olympic football squad
1:03pm Tuesday 26th June 2012 in Sport
BURNLEY’S Rachel Brown has been named in the Great Britain women’s football squad for the Olympics.
Brown, who has represented England since 1997, had been waiting for news on whether she would be selected and it has now been confirmed that she is in the 18-strong squad.
The 31-year-old is one of two goalkeepers in the squad alongside Karen Bardsley.
Brown tweeted: "Wow! To everyone who has been a part of my football career - thank you."
The squad is made up of 16 England internationals and two Scots.
Great Britain squad: Rachel Brown, Karen Bardsley, Casey Stoney, Alex Scott, Claire Rafferty, Sophie Bradley, Ifeoma Dieke, Fara Williams, Jill Scott, Anita Asante, Stephanie Houghton, Kim Little, Rachel Yankey, Karen Carney, Eniola Aluko, Ellen White, Rachel Williams, Kelly Smith.