Theo Walcott: Could This Be the Season Which Transforms Him?

Theo Walcott: Could This Be the Season Which Transforms Him?

It was a decade ago when Theo Walcott first became a household name. At the age of just 17, the unknown youngster was thrusted onto the scene when he was shockingly selected as part of Sven Goran Erikson's England World Cup squad in 2006. Walcott hadn't even played a minute of first team football but was on a plane sitting next to Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Rio Ferdinand. Fast forward ten years and the Arsenal winger suffers …
Theo Walcott - Rising to Prominence! | Stats Comparison

Theo Walcott - Rising to Prominence! | Stats Comparison

Well-known for his blistering pace, good balance, movement and technique, Theo Walcott is one of the most exciting players to watch and is a very difficult player to defend against. For these reasons, he has been likened to  club-hero and all-time leading goal-scorer Thierry Henry by many, including long-serving manager Arséne Wenger. Pep Guardiola said that "you would need a pistol to stop Walcott" after a Champions league match, a testament to the player's blistering speed. Lionel Messi described him …
The Evolution of Theo Walcott | Stat Analysis

The Evolution of Theo Walcott | Stat Analysis

Ever since I can remember, there was something special about Theo Walcott. His emergence at Southampton sparked a bidding war that ended up with the then-17-year-old Theo signing for Arsenal. Labelled as one of the most talented British players, Walcott continued to improve under Arsene Wenger. Walcott's last season was a mix up of great performances and some troubles with his contract renewal. Tired of being deployed on the wing, Theo decided he was ready to leave Arsenal unless he …
Gareth Bale V Theo Walcott | Ex-Saints Head 2 Head | Stats Comparison

Gareth Bale V Theo Walcott | Ex-Saints Head 2 Head | Stats Comparison

  [quote]I always thought Gareth was the better prospect George Burley, former Southampton manager[/quote] This article is written in the light of former Southampton manager George Burley's statement that he has always thought that Gareth Bale had greater potential than Theo Walcott. It surprised me that Mr. Burley said this after Bale struck into his present great form. Therefore, I compare the former Southampton talents to each other to see who has performed at a  more advanced level. George Burley …
Walcott & Sturridge linked to LFC | Stats Compared to Downing & Suarez

Walcott & Sturridge linked to LFC | Stats Compared to Downing & Suarez

With names being linked to Liverpool FC left, right and centre we thought we'd look at two interesting names that are causing a lot of debate on Twitter. Two of the players linked are young England internationals with a lot of promise and have experience of playing at the highest level already: Theo Walcott and Daniel Sturridge. Both players linked have come through academies at Southampton and Manchester City and then moved onto London clubs - Walcott commanding a fee …
Johnson or Walcott? Should either replace Downing? The Hidden Stats!

Johnson or Walcott? Should either replace Downing? The Hidden Stats!

Stewart Downing has received a lot of flak over the last season. No goals or assists in the league after a relatively big money move last season meant that he was a popular target for easy jokes and ridicule not only from the opposition fans but many a Kop faithful as well. Naturally, the summer's brought along a whole host of transfer rumours and some of them have linked the Reds with a number of wingers including Arsenal's Theo Walcott and …