“No pressure” on Pearce to pick Beckham, says Coe

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By Mike Rowbottom in Athens

May 17 – Sebastian Coe, chairman of London 2012, has denied that any pressure has been brought to bear upon Stuart Pearce, coach of the Team GB football squad for this summer’s Games, to include David Beckham, who will be here at the Panathenaic Stadium for the Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony tonight.

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