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Soccer: Ironic end to Britain's football flirtation

Yahoo: An otherwise golden day for Britain at the Olympic Games ended in an all too familiar disappointment for soccer fans when the men's team were knocked out after losing a penalty shootout in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Britain's men, back in the Olympics for the first time in 52 years, suffered the agony that England have virtually perfected in World Cups and European Championships when they were beaten 5-4 on penalties by South Korea at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

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