London 2012: TeamGB footballers talk to School Report

20 July 2012 Last updated at 14:24

School Reporters from Macmillan Academy quizzed some of TeamGB's top women's footballers and coach Hope Powell as they prepare to kick off the Olympic Games in a few days' time.
School Reporters outside Riverside Stadium
School Reporters Jordan, Trib and Harriet from Macmillan Academy travelled to the Riverside Stadium to report on a press conference ahead of the TeamGB women's football team's warm-up game against Sweden
School Reporters outside the Riverside Stadium ahead of the press conference
Harriet, Trib and Jordan recorded some links to tell the story of their day outside the stadium as they waited for the start of the press conference
Reporters practising their questions inside the press room
School Reporters Harriet and Jordan discuss their questions and interview technique inside the press conference room as the journalists await the arrival of TeamGB coach Hope Powell
TeamGB coach Hope Powell
All three School Reporters put their questions to Hope Powell, with Trib asking about the pressure of the additional media attention, while Harriet sought Hope's advice for up-and-coming female footballers and Jordan put her on the spot about her expectations for the tournament
View of Riverside Stadium
After the press conference, it was time to watch the players train on the Riverside pitch ahead of their warm-up game against Sweden
The players train at the Riverside
The 18-woman squad went through their training paces on the pitch as they finetuned their preparations for the Games in which they will be the first members of TeamGB to compete
Jordan, Trib and Harriet giving report from pitchside at the Riverside Stadium
It was time for some more pieces to camera as training went on behind them, as the pupils explained what they had been doing
School Reporters interviewing Kim Little and Eniola Aluko
After training, the waiting journalists then got the opportunity to quiz TeamGB footballers Kim Little and Eniola Aluko - first as part of another press conference and then in a slightly more intimate interview afterwards
Kim Little and Eniola Aluko with School Reporters
And the School Reporters ended the day with a team photo alongside two of the players who will be running out at the Millennium Stadium on 25 July as members of the first ever TeamGB women's football team