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Saints' Jack Cork gripped by Olympic fever
11:59pm Friday 3rd August 2012 in Olympic News
Saints midfielder Jack Cork will be guaranteed the chance to win an Olympic medal if Great Britain can overcome South Korea tonight.
Team GB go into the last-eight clash at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium as favourites to advance to the London 2012 semi-finals, writes NICK CLOWES.
That would ensure the Group A winners of a place in either the bronze or gold medal match Saints ace is targeting medal – and give Cork the chance to be one of the first British footballers for a century to win an Olympic medal.
Cork, who was used as a late sub in each of the three preliminary round games, admitted he has been gripped by Olympic fever.
“This is a great experience for me,” said the 23- year-old. “It’s the Olympic Games and it’s a dream to play in it. I never thought when I was growing up that I would be here playing in the Olympics , but it’s great.”
Full story in today's Daily Echo