THEO WALCOTT

  • Theo Walcott return a welcome boost for Arsenal November 3, 2014

    London: Arsenal got more than three points and three goals in their 3-0 Premier League win over Burnley on Saturday - they also got Theo Walcott back after 10 months out with a cruciate ligament injury. The England winger came on for the last 10 minutes for his first appearance since...
  • Jack Wilshere excited by Theo Walcott's return to fitness at Arsenal October 20, 2014

    England international Theo Walcott's imminent return cannot come soon enough for Arsenal team mate Jack Wilshere. Walcott needed surgery after rupturing knee ligaments against Tottenham Hotspur in January but his rehabilitation is almost complete and England midfielder Wilshere believes the winger's comeback will spark the north London club's season. "I've never played...
  • Wenger positive but Walcott will miss start of EPL season July 20, 2014

    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott will miss the start of the Premier League season but should be back in full training by the end of August and playing again soon afterwards, manager Arsene Wenger said. The 25yearold England international ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an FA Cup...
  • England's Jay Rodriguez out of World Cup with injury April 7, 2014

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, who had been an outside bet for England's World Cup squad in June, has been ruled out for six months with a serious knee problem. Rodriguez, 24, joins Arsenal and former Southampton winger Theo Walcott in missing out on a berth in England's squad because of...
  • Dedicated Walcott will come back stronger, says Wenger January 9, 2014

    London: Theo Walcott's mental strength and dedication will help him come back stronger from the knee injury that has ended his season and ruled him out of the World Cup, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. "Theo is handling it as well as you can when you have had such...
  • Theo Walcott out of World Cup with knee injury January 7, 2014

    London: Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott has been ruled out for at least six months after rupturing knee ligaments and will miss this year's World Cup, the club said on Monday. Walcott suffered the injury late in the 20 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup third round on...
  • Theo Walcott cleared over 'scoreline' gesture January 6, 2014

    London: Arsenal forward Theo Walcott will not be punished by England's Football Association for taunting Tottenham fans during his team's 20 win in the FA Cup on Saturday. As he was being taken off on a stretcher with a knee injury, Walcott signaled the 20 score with his fingers to the...
  • Arsenal beat Tottenham 20 in FA Cup derby January 5, 2014

    London: Tottenham fans pelted Arsenal forward Theo Walcott with coins as their team was overpowered 20 in a hotlycontested London derby in the FA Cup on Saturday. Arsenal had already scored their goals in the third round fixture when the fierce rivalry turned ugly in the final ten minutes as...
  • Walcott fires warning shot to Spurs ahead of Cup clash January 3, 2014

    London: Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has warned resurgent archrivals Tottenham Hotspur they are travelling across North London for their eagerlyanticipated FA Cup third round tie at a bad time. The two sides meet on Saturday at the Emirates with Spurs in a rich vein of form having collected 10 points from...
  • Arsenal beat Cardiff 20; Everton grab late draw at Stoke January 1, 2014

    London: Arsenal scored two late goals to finally break down Cardiff's resistance and stay top of the Premier League with a 20 victory on Wednesday. The Gunners dominated the entire game but wasted the few clearcut chances they created until substitute Nicklas Bendtner thumped home a rebound in the 88th minute....
  • Theo Walcott's double gives Arsenal 31 win at West Ham December 26, 2013

    London: Theo Walcott scored twice as Arsenal fought back to win 31 at West Ham and halt a threegame winless run in the Premier League. Arsenal fell behind when goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny spilled Kevin Nolan's shot and Carlton Cole pounced to score a minute into the secondhalf. West Ham goalkeeper Adrian was...
  • Arsenal held to a 00 draw by Chelsea at Emirates December 24, 2013

    London: Arsene Wenger failed for the 10th time to get the better of Jose Mourinho as Arsenal were held to a 00 draw by Chelsea on Monday, missing a chance to return to the top of the Premier League. The London derby, played with rain swirling around the Emirates Stadium, failed...
  • Arsenal's attacking options bolstered as Walcott returns November 22, 2013

    London: Premier League leaders Arsenal have received a boost with the inclusion of Theo Walcott in the squad for Saturday's match at home to his old club Southampton while Lukas Podolski's return is less than a month away. Manager Arsene Wenger has hailed the availability of England international Walcott, who he...
  • Arsenal's Walcott undergo abdominal surgery September 25, 2013

    London: Arsenal forward Theo Walcott will miss England's crucial FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland as he needs to undergo an abdominal surgery. The 24yearold didn't play in Arsenal's Premier League match against Stoke Sunday despite being initially named in the team, reports Xinhua. "Theo will be out for a...
  • Theo Walcott out of final England World Cup qualifiers September 24, 2013

    London: Arsenal winger Theo Walcott will undergo abdominal surgery and will miss England's final two World Cup qualifiers next month. Arsenal says he has sustained "slight damage to his posterior abdominal wall" and hopes he will be back on the pitch "soon after the international break." England hosts Montenegro on Oct. 11...
  • Arsenal edge past Marseille in their group of death opener September 19, 2013

    Marseille: Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey scored second-half goals as Arsenal opened their 16th straight Champions League campaign by defeating Marseille 2-1 in Group F on Wednesday. Walcott capitalized on a miscued clearance from Jeremy Morel to volley into the top corner in the 65th minute. Ramsey doubled the lead...
  • Wenger defends record of developing British talent August 24, 2013

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at critics who say he does not give young British players a chance after fielding five in their 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday. Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey was named man-of-the-match having pulled the strings as Arsenal claimed their first Premier League points of...
  • Wenger convinced Arsenal will secure topfour finish April 29, 2013

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that if his team win their last three Premier League games they will qualify for the Champions League, but both Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur could yet scupper his hopes. If Chelsea take at least nine points from their last four games, they will finish on...
  • Arsenal held to 11 draw by Manchester United April 28, 2013

    London: Robin van Persie marked his return to Arsenal by scoring a penalty amid a chorus of boos to give newly crowned Premier League champion Manchester United a 11 draw on Sunday that also hurt his former team's chances of making the Champions League. Arsenal fans had already had to watch...
  • Arsenal rally to draw 22 against Liverpool January 31, 2013

    London: Arsenal staged a secondhalf comeback against Liverpool to draw 22 as both teams missed a chance to close in on the Champions League qualification places in the English Premier League on Wednesday. Arsenal's calamitous defending allowed Liverpool to race into the lead after five minutes through Luis Suarez, and...
  • Arsenal edge out spirited Brighton 32 in FA Cup January 26, 2013

    Theo Walcott came off the bench to fire Arsenal into the FA Cup fifth round with a dramatic late winner in their 32 victory against Brighton at the AMEX Stadium. The Arsenal forward was rested by manager Arsene Wenger but saved the Gunners' blushes five minutes from time with a...
  • Arsenal face massive game against West Ham: Walcott January 21, 2013

    London: Arsenal striker Theo Walcott has described his side's home game against West Ham United on Wednesday as "massive" as the north Londoners attempt to stay in touch with those above them in the Premier League. For the second season in a row, Arsene Wenger's side move towards the finishing...
  • Wenger optimistic over Walcott's Arsenal future January 11, 2013

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was "optimistic" that England international Theo Walcott will commit his longterm future to the London club and sign a new deal. Barely a week goes by without the Frenchman being asked whether progress has been made on persuading top scorer Walcott to stay...
  • Theo Walcott stars as Arsenal rout Newcastle 73 December 30, 2012

    London: Theo Walcott hit a hattrick as Arsenal scored six secondhalf goals on Saturday to thrash Newcastle 73 and record their fourth straight win in the Premier League. Walcott played in his preferred central striking role and showed why Arsenal is eager to retain him when his contract expires in...
  • Jack Wilshere set to sign new deal with Arsenal December 16, 2012

    London: England midfielder Jack Wilshere is set to sign a new deal with Arsenal, tying himself to a Premier League club that has lost a host of key players in recent years. Wilshere says "I am talking to the club and I probably will be committing my future to the...
  • Theo Walcott returns for Arsenal after shoulder injury November 27, 2012

    London: Winger Theo Walcott will return to the Arsenal squad for Wednesday's Premier League match at Everton after a shoulder injury, manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday. Walcott missed last week's Champions League 20 victory over Montpellier and Saturday's scoreless draw with Aston Villa after injuring his shoulder in...
  • Schalke battle back to draw 22 with Arsenal November 7, 2012

    Gelsenkirchens: Schalke fought back from a twogoal deficit to earn a 22 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday and stay top of Group B in the Champions League. Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud scored inside the first 30 minutes to put Arsenal ahead. But a goal from KlaasJan Huntelaar in firsthalf...
  • Walcott secures Arsenal 75 thriller against Reading October 31, 2012

    London: Arsenal staged a stunning League Cup fightback at Reading after trailing 40 in the first half on Tuesday, advancing to the quarterfinals with a 75 extratime victory after Theo Walcott scored a hat trick. Walcott netted in injury time in both halves and then in the last minute of...
  • Theo Walcott ruled out of England's trip to Poland October 13, 2012

    London: England forward Theo Walcott has been ruled out of their World Cup qualifier in Poland on Tuesday with a chest injury, the FA said on Saturday. Walcott was clattered by San Marino goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini five minutes into England's 50 Group H victory at Wembley on Friday and spent the...
  • Theo Walcott doubtful for England's qualifier in Poland October 13, 2012

    London: Arsenal winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for England's World Cup qualifier in Poland on Tuesday after suffering a chest injury five minutes into their Group H win over San Marino at Wembley on Friday. Walcott, 23, who won his 30th cap in his first start for England for nearly a...