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GB v Argentina in pics

British fan with face painted

Great Britain's women host Argentina for back-to-back friendly matches at Reading ahead of the Beijing Games

Britain huddle before the start

Both teams have qualified for the summer's Olympics and Argentina are ranked second in the world

GB wear red in Monday's first game

The teams use the two games to show off their new kits - in Monday's first game GB wear red, switching to white for Tuesday

Goal-line action

The Argentinians, known as "Las Leonas", won bronze in Athens and silver at Sydney

GB player flanked by Argentina defenders

Great Britain, by contrast, failed to qualify for Athens - but did win bronze at Barcelona '92

A GB defender saves an Argentine shot

There's a goal-mouth scramble as both sides look to follow Rebecca Herbert's opener for GB

Argentina celebrate Aymar's goal

Luciana Aymar equalises for Argentina to take the sides in level at 1-1 at half time

GB band

The British team have their own band on hand to stir the crowd - from behind the fencing

Argentina are denied on the goal line

Argentina push for goals after Laura Bartlett and Hayley Brown increase GB's lead to 3-1 in the second half

Argentinian stars remonstrate with the referee

Argentine stars take a moment to remonstrate with the referee as they chase the game at 3-1 down

Mel Clewlow scores

Maria De la Paz Hernandez sets up a close finish with a second for Argentina, but Mel Clewlow wraps up a 4-2 win for GB

GB women celebrate their win

The GB women are next in action in June's Setanta Trophy against Germany, Ireland and South Africa




see also
Team GB for Beijing
12 May 08 |  Team GB
Basic rules of hockey
05 Oct 05 |  Hockey
Basic hockey skills
05 Oct 05 |  Hockey


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