Cringeworthy match programme error heaps more red-faced humiliation on London 2012

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By Andrew Warshaw at Old Trafford in Manchester

July 26 – It may not be have been as humiliating a gaffe as the North Korea flag incident at Hampden Park in Glasgow 24 hours earlier, but organisers of the Olympic football tournament had more red faces today when the official programme for Team GB listed Welsh midfielder Joe Allen as being English.

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