Speed reckons pictures of his star pair in Team GB kit doesn't mean they will be involved at London 2012.
"It's unfortunate Gareth and Aaron have been used in the way they have to publicise it," said Speed.
"The fact they are Welsh and wear a certain type of football boot has probably influenced that.
"Fans have to understand they can't blame Gareth and Aaron for this. They are being used for propaganda."