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Theo Walcott

Arsenal FC

36 appearances, 5 goals

P 36 W 27 D 7 L 2 F 90: A 28
*(actual F 50: A 19)
85% successful

2006-2013

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1987

Profile

Full name Theo James Walcott

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 16 March 1989 in Stanmore, north London [registered in Harrow, March 1989]. Grew up in Compton, Newbury, Berkshire; Attended Compton C.of E. Primary School and The Downs School in Compton.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st 5lb. [2008]
Biographies Theo: Growing Up Fast - Theo Walcott (Bantam Press, London, August 2011)

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2005] & FindMyPast.com.

Club Career

Club(s) Began his prolific football career by scoring over 100 goals with Newbury AFC in just one season.  He signed for Swindon Town FC in 2000, before turning down Chelsea FC and signing for Southampton FC as a youth just six months later. After 21 league appearances and five goals, Walcott signed for Arsenal FC on 20 January 2006 for an initial £5m fee (now risen to £9.1m). He has since played 180 Premiership matches, scoring 40 times, until 2012-13.
Club honours FA Youth Cup runners-up 2004-05; Football League Cup runners-up 2006-07;
Individual honours BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year finalist 2005, winner 2006;
Distinctions Youngest player to ever play for Southampton FC first team, at 16 years and 143 days.  He had already played for the reserves, aged only 15 years and 175 days.

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2008].

England Career

Player number 1142nd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
First match No. 836, 30 May 2006, England 3 Hungary 1, a friendly match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, substituted (65), aged 17 years 75 days.
Last match No. 923, 10 September 2013, Ukraine 0 England 0, a World Cup qualification match at Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyĭ Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv, substituted (87:11), aged 24 years 178 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2006, 2010 (Provisional Squad); European Championship Finals 2012;
Team honours UEFA U21 Championship runners-up 2009;
Individual honours England B (one appearance, youngest appearance, 2006), England U21 (21 appearances, six goals, 2006-09), England U19 (one  appearance, 2006), England U17 (fourteen appearances), England U16 (four appearances).
Distinctions Became the youngest ever England player at 17 years and 75 days when he came on as a 65th minute substitute against Hungary, 30 May 2006;
Became the youngest ever England player to score a hat-tick, aged 19 years, 177 days, against Croatia on 10 September 2008;
Became the youngest ever England player and goalscorer at U21 level.
His first fourteen matches were all victorious.

 

Theo Walcott - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
57 36 19 26 10 22 1987 5 397 min 4 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Theo Walcott - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 18 14 2 2 49 16 +34 0 7 2.722 0.889 83.3 +12
Away 14 11 3 0 35 8 +27 1 8 2.50 0.571 89.3 +11
Neutral 4 2 2 0 6 4 +2 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +2
All 36 27 7 2 90 28 +62 1 16 2.50 0.778 84.7 +25

 

Theo Walcott - Match Record - By Shirt Colour
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 27 21 3 2 71 20 +51 0 12 2.63 0.741 83.3 +19
Red 5 3 2 0 10 4 +6 1 2 2.00 0.80 80.0 +3
Blue 4 3 1 0 9 4 +5 0 2 2.25 1.00 87.5 +3
All 36 27 7 2 90 28 +62 1 16 2.50 0.778 84.7 +25

 

Theo Walcott - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

10 9 1 0 38 3 +35 1 7 3.80 0.30 95.0 +9
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup 10 9 1 0 38 3 +35 1 7 3.80 0.30 95.0 +9

ECP

5 3 2 0 14 5 +9 0 2 2.80 1.00 80.0 +3
ECF 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 1 2 1.25 0.75 75.0 +2
European Championship 9 5 4 0 19 8 +11 0 4 2.111 0.889 77.8 +5
Friendly 17 13 2 2 33 17 +16 0 5 1.941 1.00 82.4 +11
All 36 27 7 2 90 28 +62 1 16 2.50 0.778 84.7 +25

 

Theo Walcott - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2008-10 6 6 0 0 24 3 +21 0 3 4.00 0.50 100.0 +6
WCP 2012-14 4 3 1 0 14 0 +14 1 4 3.50 0.00 87.5 +3
WCP All 10 9 1 0 38 3 +35 1 7 3.80 0.30 95.0 +9
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCF All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2004-06 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WC 2008-10 6 6 0 0 24 3 +21 0 3 4.00 0.50 100.0 +6
WC 2012-14 4 3 1 0 14 0 +14 1 4 3.50 0.00 87.5 +3
WC All 10 9 1 0 38 3 +35 1 7 3.80 0.30 95.0 +9
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2010-12 5 3 2 0 14 5 +9 0 2 2.80 1.00 80.0 +3
ECP All 5 3 2 0 14 5 +9 0 2 2.80 1.00 80.0 +3
European Championship Final Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2012 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 1 2 1.25 0.75 75.0 +2
ECF All 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 1 2 1.25 0.75 75.0 +2
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2010-12 9 5 4 0 19 8 +11 0 4 2.111 0.889 77.8 +5
EC All 9 5 4 0 19 8 +11 0 4 2.111 0.889 77.8 +5
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 10 9 1 0 38 3 +35 1 7 3.80 0.30 95.0 +9
EC 9 5 4 0 19 8 +11 0 4 2.111 0.889 77.8 +5
All 19 14 5 0 57 11 +46 1 11 3.00 0.579 86.8 +14

 

Theo Walcott - Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 36 full caps

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full capx

Age 17
1 b 25 May 2006 - England B 1 Belarus 2, Madjeski Stadium, Reading Fr HL sub 62 16
1 836 30 May 2006 - England 3 Hungary 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW sub 65 23

2-1 when substituting

- 837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0, Old Trafford,Manchester Fr HW unused sub 23
- 838 10 June 2006 - England 1 Paraguay 0, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt WCF NW unused sub 23
- 839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Frankenstadion, Nürnberg NW
- 840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2, Rhein Energy Stadion, Köln ND
- 841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0, Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart NW
- 842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen ND
 

Coach: Fabio Capello - 18 full capsx

Age 19
- 862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL unused sub 20
- 863 28 May 2008 - England 2 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, Fr HW unused sub 27
2 864 1 June 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago 0 England 3, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain Fr AW sub 69 20

0-3 when substituted

- 865 20 August 2008 - England 2 Czech Republic 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD unused sub 22
3 866 6 September 2008 - Andorra 0 England 2, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona WCP AW Start 7
4 867 10 September 2008 - Croatia 1 England 4, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb AW Strt
26, 59, 82 off 85
7
1-4 when substituted
5 868 11 October 2008 - England 5 Kazakhstan 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start off 79 7
3-1 when substituted
6 869 15 October 2008 - Belarus 1 England 3, Dinamo Stadion, Minsk AW Start off 68 7
1-2 when substituted
- 870 19 November 2008 - Germany 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Berlin Fr AW injured squad member
Age 20
7 874 6 June 2009 - Kazakhstan 0 England 4, Ortalyk Tsentralnyi Stadium, Almaty WCP AW Start off ht 7
0-2 when substituted
8 875 10 June 2009 - England 6 Andorra 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 11
- 876 12 August 2009 - Netherlands 2 England 2, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD unused sub 22
9 882 3 March 2010 England 3 Egypt 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off ht 7
0-1 when substituted
Age 21
10 883 24 May 2010 - England 3 Mexico 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 77 7
3-1 when substituted
11 884 30 May 2010 - Japan 1 England 2, UPC Arena, Graz Fr NW Start off ht 7
1-0 when substituted
 Fabio Capello named a squad of thirty players on 11 May 2010 - for two warm-up games, against Mexico and Japan. With the squad preparing to fly out to South Africa for the tournament, seven players were removed from the list on June 1 including Theo Walcott.
12 889 11 August 2010 - England 2 Hungary 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off ht 7
0-0 when substituted
13 890 3 September 2010 - England 4 Bulgaria 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start off 74 7
2-0 when substituted
14 891 7 September 2010 - Switzerland 1 England 3, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel AW Start off 13 7
0-1 when substituted
15 893 17 November 2010 - England 1 France 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start off ht 7

0-1 when substituted

16 894 9 February 2011 - Denmark 1 England 2, Parken Stadion, benhavn Fr AW Start off 68 7
1-2 when substituted
Age 22
17 897 4 June 2011 - England 2 Switzerland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start off 78 7

2-2 when substituted

18 898 2 September 2011 - Bulgaria 0 England 3, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija ECP AW Start off 83 7
0-3 when substituted
- 899 6 September 2011 - England 1 Wales 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW  injured squad member
19 900 7 October 2011 - Montenegro 2 England 2, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica ECP AD Start off 76 7
1-2 when substituted
20 901 12 November 2011 - England 1 Spain 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off ht 7
0-0 when substituted
21 902 15 November 2011 - England 1 Sweden 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 58 7
1-0 when substituted
 

Coach: Stuart Pearce - 1 full capx

22 903 29 February 2012 - England 2 Netherlands 3, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL sub 87 17
1-2 when substituting
Age 23
 

Coach: Roy Hodgson - 14 full capsx

23 904 26 May 2012 - Norway 0 England 1, UllevÄl Stadion, Oslo Fr AW sub 56 17
0-1 when substituting
24 905 2 June 2012 - England 1 Belgium 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 57 22
1-0 when substituting
25 906 11 June 2012 - France 1 England 1, Donbass Arena, Donetsk ECF ND sub 91 7
1-1 when substituting
26 907 15 June 2012 - Sweden 2 England 3, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Kyiv NW sub 61 63 7
1-2 when substituting
27 908 19 June 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 0, Donbass Arena, Donetsk AW sub 70 7
1-0 when substituting
28 909 24 June 2012 - England 0 Italy 0, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Kyiv ND sub 61 7
0-0 when substituting
- 910 15 August 2012 - Italy 1 England 2, Stade de Suisse, Bern Fr NW injured squad member
29 911 7 September 2012 - Moldova 0 England 5, Zimbru Stadium, Chişinău WCP AW sub 58 18
0-3 when substituting
- 912 11 September 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HD poorly
30 913 12 October 2012 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start off 7 7
0-0 when substituting
- 914 16 October 2012 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD injured squad member
- 915 14 November 2012 - Sweden 4 England 2, Nationalarenan Friends Arena, Solna Fr AL withdrawn squad member
31 916 6 February 2013 - England 2 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 76 7
2-1 when substituted
Age 24
- 917 22 March 2013 - San Marino 0 England 8, Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle WCP AW injured squad member
- 918 26 March 2013 - Montenegro 1 England 1, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica AD
32 919 29 May 2013 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley tour HD Start 7
33 920 2 June 2013 - Brazil 2 England 2, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro AD Start off 84 9
2-2 when substituted
34 921 14 August 2013 - England 3 Scotland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 29
58 off 75
7
3-2 when substituted
35 922 6 September 2013 - England 4 Moldova 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 7
36 923 10 September 2013 - Ukraine 0 England 0, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Kyiv AD Start off 87 7
0-0 when substituted
Age 25
- 939 15 November 2014 - England 3 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 18
- 940 18 November 2014 - Scotland 1 England 3, Celtic Park, Glasgow Fr AW unused sub 15
Age 26

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