May 21, 2022
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Veteran English forward Theo Walcott has been named on the list of the quickest players at Southampton. The former Everton and Arsenal star was mentioned as one of the quickest players in the Southampton squad by Nathan Tella on the Saints YouTube channel. According to him, Theo Walcott is definitely on the list of the top-five quickest players at Southampton.
In a recent video published on the Southampton YouTube channel, Tella and Southampton teammate Mohamed Salisu were featured as the two players were asked various questions. Tella and Salisu were asked to pick who will win a go-karting race from the trio of Che Adams, RomainPerraud and Will Smallbone. In his response to the question, Tella said Perraud would win the race. Continue Reading →
April 27, 2022
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English forward Theo Walcott was left out of the Southampton squad that returned to winning ways thanks to the 1-0 home win over Arsenal in their Premier League encounter on Saturday. The England international didn’t even make the Southampton bench for the visit of his former club.
Theo Walcott moved from Southampton to Arsenal as a teenager in January 2006 and he was with the North London club for over a decade. Walcott was at Arsenal for 12 years before he made a £20m transfer to Merseyside club Everton in January 2018. While he was at Arsenal, Theo Walcott won three FA Cup titles. Continue Reading →
March 30, 2022
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Southampton manager Ralph Hassenhuttl has given the reason behind the limited role given to Theo Walcott at the club this season. Veteran English forward Theo Walcott has been a bit-part player for the Saints whom he joined on a free transfer last summer.
Theo Walcott signed for Southampton at the start of the season after making a successful return to the club last season. He had started his career with the Saints before North London giants Arsenal snapped him up during the winter transfer window. Months later, he was named as part of the England squad to the 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament in Germany without a valuable experience. In total, he spent 12 years at Arsenal before leaving forEverton during the 2018 winter transfer window in a £20m deal. Continue Reading →
February 9, 2022
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England international Theo Walcott made his return to the Southampton squad for the Premier League clash with defending champions Manchester City at home last weekend. Walcott featured in the Saints team for the first time in 2022 against the Citizens having recovered from Covid-19. He had not been involved in the Southampton squad since the start of the year on the back on him testing positive for Covid-19.Theo Walcott started the visit of Manchester City on Saturday evening on the bench.
Southampton were given a dream start when former Tottenham Hotspur fullback Kyle Walker-Peters gave them the lead inside the first ten minutes with the outside of his right foot. Manchester City dominated proceedings from the blast of the whistle only for Southampton score to score from their first major foray into the Manchester City box. The goal from Walker-Peters came in the seventh minute after he was teed up by compatriot Nathan Redmond on the right side of the Saints attack. It was the first Southampton goal for the English right-back specialist.The stunning strike from Walker-Peters gave the Saints a slim lead over Manchester City at the break.
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December 7, 2021
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Experienced Southampton winger Theo Walcott was only named as a substitute as Norwich City stunned his team to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Theo Walcott was a second half substitute as hosts Norwich City came from a goal down to beat Southampton 2-1 thereby moving off the foot of the table as far as the Premier League is concerned.
Scotland international Che Adams scored the opening goal of the game in the fourth minute off the assist from strike partner Adam Armstrong to give Southampton a fantastic start, but the lead lasted for just three minutes after Finland national team hitman TeemuPukki levelled matters for the home side via a header off the cross from Max Aarons, the Norwich City right-back. Two teams scored a goal apiece in the first seven minutes of the game and that was how it stayed until the half-time break.
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October 29, 2021
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Southampton are up and running in the new Premier League season following their first win of the season. The Saints secure their first three points in the new Premier League campaign thanks to the slender win over Leeds United. Southampton didn’t win any of their first seven league games of the new season before they played hosts to Leeds United at the St. Mary’s Stadium in one of the round eight games played on Saturday.
Albanian international striker Armando Broja proved to be the man who made the difference for Southampton as they recorded a big win over the Whites.Broja scored the only goal of the game to give Southampton a 1-0 win over a depleted Leeds United side.Broja is on loan at the South Coast club from Premier League leaders Chelsea having joined on a season-long loan deal this summer. Continue Reading →
September 25, 2021
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Southampton winger Theo Walcott didn’t have the best of months in the Premier League in August 2021. The Saints have started the season badly with two points from their first three league matches. Theo Walcott has been largely anonymous whenever being called upon by manager Ralph Hassenhuttl.
Theo Walcott has signed a permanent deal at boyhood club Southampton after a relatively good spell on loan.He was on loan at Southampton for the whole of last season. Walcott spent the final year of his Everton contract with the Saints last season. Continue Reading →
August 21, 2021
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The English Premier League will continue to fight the acts and every other form of racism in the country and a lot of players have confirmed that they will continue to use their positions to advocate for the abolishment of the unacceptable behavior by some sections of fans of the league’s clubs. Last season, a lot of players agreed to start taking the knee and raising one of their fists in the air to raise awareness about the fight against every firm and act of racism that often gets directed at some of the players that play for different clubs in the league.
While a lot of people have kept insisting that racism cannot end in football, others believe that there should be at least a symbol or something close that would keep reminding the general public that it is a bad habit and that a stop has to be put to it.
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July 6, 2021
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Theo Walcott came through the youth system at Southampton before making his debut for the club as a teenager. Also, he set the record for the youngest appearance maker for the Southampton reserve team. His first appearance for the reserve team was at the age of just 15 years and 175 days against Watford in September 2004. Before then, Walcott had starred for the Saints as they reached the FA Youth Cup final against Ipswich Town.
Walcott didn’t make a single appearance for the Saints first team as they suffered relegation from the Premier League at the end of the 2004/05 campaign. He was in the Southampton team for their pre-season tour ofScotland just two weeks after finishing school. Theo Walcott made his debut for the Saints first team during the goalless draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers at home at the age of 16 years and 243 days thus setting a new record for the youngest appearance maker in the history of the senior team. His first start was an away game against Leeds United and he celebrated the occasion with a goal in the 2-1 defeat for the Saints.
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June 2, 2021
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Experienced Southampton winger Theo Walcott sat on the substitutes’ bench for the entire duration of the league encounter with London club Crystal Palace at the St. Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday night. The ex-Arsenal star was an unused substitute as Southampton came from behind to beat the Eagles thanks to two goals from Danny Ings.
Everton loanee Theo Walcott was a regular in the Southampton XI before his hamstring injury earlier this year and he has not been able to enjoy same since returning from injury. Theo Walcott is on a season-long loan with the Saints from Everton. He made his return from injury in the FA Cup semi-final tie with Leicester City last month after missing several weeks of football.
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