Where the 2012 Team GB football squad are now 10 years on from London Olympics

A 1-1 draw against Senegal, a hard-fought 3-1 win over the United Arab Emirates and a not-so-surprising penalty shootout defeat in the latter stages of a major tournament (sort of).

Can it really be a whole decade since a cast list as varied as James Tomkins, Jason Steele and Craig Bellamy pulled on the Team GB shirt to represent these shores at the 2012 Olympics in London?

Difficult though it may be to square the trio as Olympians in the same mould as Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis, that's exactly what they were – along with 15 other Premier League stars – during Britain's golden summer. Daily Star Sport takes a look back at where Team GB's 18-man squad from the Olympic football tournament are now.

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Jack Butland

The only teenager in the squad, then-Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland started all four matches during the tournament. His impressive performances for the Blues saw him snapped up by Stoke, where he made 169 appearances across eight seasons.

Butland was once considered one of the hottest properties in English football, but poor form and bad luck with injuries saw his status decline and he joined Crystal Palace for just £500,000 in 2020.

Jason Steele

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Butland's understudy started Team GB's sole warm-up match against Brazil but didn't make it off the bench during the tournament proper.

After leaving Middlesbrough in 2015, the 31-year-old had spells at Blackburn and Sunderland before joining Brighton as a back-up in 2018. He has made nine appearances in total for the Seagulls.

Neil Taylor

One of only five Welshmen in the 18-man squad, Taylor also played in all five games for Team GB. The 33-year-old is probably best known for his association with Swansea City, where he made 179 appearances in seven seasons as they established themselves as Premier League regulars.

He left the Liberty Stadium to join Aston Villa in 2016 and is currently without a club after being released by Championship side Middlesbrough at the end of last season.

Ryan Bertrand

Fresh from making his European debut for Chelsea in their Champions League final win over Bayern Munich, a 22-year-old Ryan Bertrand played three matches for Team GB.

Bertrand left Stamford Bridge in 2015 to join Southampton, where he established himself as one of the Premier League's most consistent right-backs. He now plays for Leicester City.

Steven Caulker

There can't be too many players who have played for three different national sides. As well as representing Team GB and England, Caulker is also a fully-fledged Sierra Leone international.

His club career has been just as colourful, with spells at Tottenham, QPR, Liverpool (where he famously played up-front against QPR on his debut), Dundee and Fenerbahce. Having overcome addiction and depression, according to transfermarkt, Caulker is contracted to the Turkish giants until 2023.

Craig Dawson

West Ham defender Craig Dawson scored Team GB's third penalty in their quarter-final shootout defeat to South Korea. Back then, Dawson was playing for West Brom, having only recently joined them from non-league Radcliffe Borough.

He became a mainstay of the Baggies defence over the course of the next nine years before joining Watford and then West Ham in 2020. His performances for the Hammers have led some to suggest he deserves an England call-up.

James Tomkins

While Dawson may be at West Ham now, Tomkins played for east Londoners when he received his call-up for Team GB. The popular defender made three appearances for Stuart Pearce's side.

He made 243 appearances for the Hammers before joining London rivals Crystal Palace for £10million in the summer of 2016. He has remained a constant in the Eagles defence under several managers, although he found game time more limited under Patrick Vieira last season.

Micah Richards

Anyone know what Micah Richards is up to these days? If you've been living under a rock for the last few years, Manchester City hero Richards is now one of the UK's most popular broadcasters across BBC and Sky Sports.

When he's not poking pal and former Manchester United foe Roy Keane, he's making the audience giggle with his infectious laugh. The 24-year-old was one of three overage players in the Team GB squad at London 2012 and played in all five games for the side.

Danny Rose

Former Tottenham star Danny Rose made three appearances for Team GB. After making 214 appearances for Spurs – and fighting back from medial ligament damage – Rose was sent out on loan to Newcastle United in 2019, before eventually leaving Spurs permanently and joining Watford for a free transfer.

Remarkably, he turned out again for Tottenham once again earlier this week during an under 21s friendly against non-league Enfield Town.

Tom Cleverley

Midfielder Tom Cleverley joined up with Team GB off the back of a promising breakthrough season at Manchester United. The 32-year-old had just made 10 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils as they narrowly missed out on the title to Manchester City.

He upped that to 22 in each of the following two seasons but was shipped off to Aston Villa on-loan at the start of the 2014-15 campaign. A short spell at Everton followed before he joined Watford, where he has spent the last six seasons.

Joe Allen

Dubbed the Welsh Pirlo on account of his flowing locks and impressive range of passing, former Swansea icon Joe Allen was another one of those who turned out in all five matches for Team GB.

He joined Liverpool less than a week after Pearce's side were dumped out by South Korea, spending four seasons with the Reds and making 132 appearances. One of Wales' Euro 2016 heroes, he joined Stoke City that same year and remains with the club following their relegation from the Premier League in 2018.

Ryan Giggs

Former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs was Team GB's captain for the Olympic football tournament. After retiring from the game in 2014, he became United's assistant manager from 2014 to 2016.

He was appointed Wales manager in 2018 but stepped away from his role in November 2020 after being arrested. He resigned from his position in June 2022. He is due to stand trial on August 8 for alleged assault and coercive behaviour against his former girlfriend, which he denies.

Jack Cork

Chelsea academy graduate Jack Cork was playing for Southampton when he received his call-up to Team GB. The cultured midfielder spent four seasons at St Mary's before joining Swansea in 2014.

Cork has spent the last five years with Burnley and committed his future to the Turf Moor club earlier this summer by signing a new two-year contract with the Championship side.

Aaron Ramsey

Perhaps the most high-profile player to feature for Team GB, former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey scored the opening penalty in the quarter-final shootout defeat to South Korea.

After 11 seasons at the Emirates, the Welshman joined Serie A side Juventus in 2019. Despite two promising campaigns with the Old Lady, Ramsey found himself cast aside last term under Max Allegri. He remains in the lurch following a disappointing loan spell with Rangers.

Scott Sinclair

Former Manchester City and England winger Scott Sinclair is currently without a club following his release from Preston North End at the end of last season.

The 33-year-old star made four appearances for Team GB and scored the second goal in their 3-1 win over the UAE at Wembley in their second group game.

Daniel Sturridge

The 2012 Olympics were so long ago that Daniel Sturridge was still at Chelsea. Back then, the now-32-year-old was considered one of the country's hottest young talents.

He scored two goals for Team GB at the London Games but missed the crucial penalty in the defeat to South Korea. The most prolific spell of his career came during the 2013-14 season, when he bagged 21 Premier League goals as Liverpool just lost out to Manchester City in an epic title race.

After falling down the pecking order at Anfield, Sturridge had unsuccessful spells at West Brom, Trabzonspor and Perth Glory. He is now a free agent after being released by the Australian side.

Craig Bellamy

Former Liverpool, Manchester City, Newcastle and West Ham forward Craig Bellamy appeared to love every minute of his time playing for Team GB. The star played in all five matches and scored Team GB's first goal since 1960 with his strike in the opening game against Senegal.

He is now the assistant manager to City legend Vincent Kompany following his appointment as Burnley boss earlier this summer.

Marvin Sordell

The least heralded of Stuart Pearce's forward trio, Marvin Sordell was unlucky not to get his name on the scoresheet after smacking the bar against Senegal.

The 31-year-old, who was playing for Bolton at the time of his Team GB call-up, later turned out for Burnley, Colchester, Coventry and Burton Albion before hanging up his boots.

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