Returning Players: Theo Walcott

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Theo Walcott. At the age of just 16, Walcott lit up St Mary’s Stadium with some incredible performances as a youngster for Southampton. His quick movement and dribbling made him seem like not only one of the hottest […] READ MORE


Arsenal Talent Bukayo Saka Continues to Impress

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Arsenal’s up and coming teenage talent Bukayo Saka has continued to produce goals for the club. The 19-year-old scored his fourth goal of the 2020/21 Premier League season in the Gunners 3-0 victory over Newcastle United. With his goal, Saka now ranks fourth all-time in terms of involvement in goals by an Arsenal teenager in […] READ MORE



REPORT: Southampton Looking to Sign Theo Walcott on Loan

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Southampton are looking to sign Everton winger Theo Walcott on loan, according to Paul Joyce. The Saints, though, are yet to make an official bid for the Englishman. Walcott has been struggling to break into the starting line-up for Everton this season. The arrival of James Rodriguez has seen the former Arsenal man drop down […] READ MORE


Theo Walcott Return to Arsenal is a Reminder of What Might Have Been

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Theo Walcott has already returned to Arsenal once this year, having played in Everton’s 5-1 thrashing by the Gunners in February, which came barely a fortnight after he had finally left The Emirates for Merseyside. Nevertheless, it will still be fascinating to see how he performs on Sunday when he will again line up against […] READ MORE


Everton Run Riot as Southampton Once Again Struggle Early

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Once again struggling to start during the first half, Southampton were easily handed their first loss of the season at the hands of a strong Everton side. Conceding twice during the first half, Southampton’s back line was handed a beating during the opening 45 minutes of the match as Everton ran riot to earn a […] READ MORE


Will Any of Arsenal’s ‘Reserves’ Make the World Cup?

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Arsenal’s ignominious Europa League loss last week to Cologne at least had a major consolation for the club. Because BATE Borisov and Red Star Belgrade drew in the other match in the group, Arsenal have still won the group and thus theoretically will gain a more favourable draw in the knockout stages of the competition. […] READ MORE


Three Players Searching for England Recalls

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With just 11 caps in the last year between them, Andy Carroll, Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott will be hoping to shine throughout the 2017/2018 season to encourage Gareth Southgate to take a chance on them in next year’s World Cup finals. Although impressing Southgate will ultimately win them a place on the plane, staying […] READ MORE


Danny Welbeck Will Contend for Arsenal Starting XI

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English forward Danny Welbeck will look to be a full part of manager Arsène Wenger’s plans for the rest of the season, following recovery from a horrific knee injury that saw him miss Euro 2016. But with the great recent play from Arsenal’s other forwards, breaking into the team will not be an easy task. Danny […] READ MORE


50 Most Captivating Footballers of 2016: Part 3

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2016 has been a fascinating year for football. From Leicester City’s league title triumph at odds of 5000/1, to Portugal‘s shock victory in the Euro 2016 final, to the bizarre rise of Will Grigg on and off the field, the last 12 months have not been short of entertainment. This five-part series looks at 50 of the most captivating footballers […] READ MORE