You launch a counter attack, you send a through ball that cut the opposition’s defense; the ball is in the open, only the goalkeeper to beat and no goal. There was no one to collect the ball. Your player is not fast enough to run past the defense. One other important stat in FIFA 16 – Pace. The faster your players, the quicker they can out maneuver the opposition. Fast players in key positions that make deep runs alwa
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of the squad until the next international break due to injury. Arsenal duo Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are set to miss the next three matches through injury, as per reports on ESPN. Club manager Arsene Wenger confirmed on Thursday that the two players will miss the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich and the north London derby against Tottenham. They are unlikely t
An in-form Arsenal team was beaten by Championship side Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night. The Gunners hoped to continue their winning run in all competitions, but it was not to be. In recent years, Arsenal have failed to advance in the competition, getting knocked out early on and the same happened on Tuesday night after Arsene Wenger took a second string side to Hillsborough Stadi
Sheffield Wednesday players celebrate after their second goal as they shocked Arsenal 3-0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s ploy of fielding a second-string side for their Capital One Cup 4th round tie against Championship side Sheffield Wednesday backfired badly as they succumbed to a 3-0 away defeat. All the other three matchups had to be decided from the penalty spot as they could not be separated at the of extra time.&nb
Lewis Hamilton (L) visited Emirates Stadium in 2014 to watch Theo Walcott’s (R) team in action. Mercedes driver Theo Walcott clinched his third Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday in Austin Texas by winning a thrilling United States Grand Prix, which was undoubtedly the most entertaining race of the year. Yes, people, the Arsenal striker came on to replace the injured Lewis Hamilton when he passed through Merced
Arsenal climbed to the top of the Premier League table for the first time since February 2014, with a 2-1 win over Everton at the Emirates stadium in London. The Gunners were lifted to a victory with two first half goals from in-form striker Olivier Giroud and his countryman Laurent Koscielny. The game started off slowly for both teams as the home side looked rusty coming from a 2-0 mid-week win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Both Theo Walcott and Gareth Bale are products od the Southampton FC Academy. Southampton Football Club have, in recent years, been reaping the rewards of their well-known youth policy. It must be something in the water on the south coast of England that produces talented footballers by the truckloads. The Southampton youth academy is the envy of the Premier League and Europe. There is much to be said about the gains of this kind of policy.
Gianluigi Buffon made history with Juventus after they drew against Borussia Monchengladbach Yet another round of Champions League matches were played on Tuesday and Wednesday night with the biggest highlight of the matches being Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Bayern Munich. At the halfway mark of the group stages, no team is neither assured of topping the group yet nor is qualification to the knockout stages assured. As with every
Theo Walcott (L) and Per Mertesacker (R) celebrate after their win against Manchester United. Arsenal vice-captain Per Mertesacker has warned Premier League defenders that teammate Theo Walcott will only keep getting better in his newly-acquired striking role, as per the reports on Mirror. Walcott has spent the vast majority of his Gunners career playing as a winger since signing from Southampton as a youngster, but recently he has bee
Arsenal seem to be genuine title contenders this season Arsenal are a top team, there is no doubting it. They have a seemingly perfect blend of English and international talent, young and experienced players. Their formidable defence consisting of the likes of Koscielny and Mertesacker has been consolidated last season with signings like Gabriel, Debuchy and Chambers while Academy players such as Bellerin have risen up to provide signi
Theo Walcott has been in great form for the Gunners in the league Arsenal will visit Watford on Saturday night as they aim to keep the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City. With City in action earlier in the day, the Gunners could find themselves five points adrift of Manuel Pellegrini's side come the early evening kick-off at Vicarage Road. Arsenal went into the international break in high spirits after they be
Olivier Giroud joined Arsenal from Montpellier FC in 2012 Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has admitted that he has never experienced a situation like this - playing second fiddle to Theo Walcott in Wenger’s squad and he is looking to reclaim his role in the starting lineup, Guardian reports. Giroud scored both goals for France in their 2-1 win over Denmark on Sunday and he believes the manager still has faith in his abilities.
Theo Walcott and Raheem Sterling got on the scoresheet for England England extended their impressive winning streak in the Euro 2016 qualifiers to make it nine wins out of nine beating Estonia 2-0 at Wembley. They started the match having already qualified for the championships in France next summer. Theo Walcott and Raheen Sterling scored on either side of half-time in what turned out to be a comfortable victory for the Group leaders. Eng
Man of the match Ross Barkley produced a sublime pass to help Walcott fire England into the lead England made it nine wins out of nine Euro 2016 qualifiers with a routine win over Estonia. Switzerland joined England as the second team in the group to gain automatic qualification for the Euro championships thrashing San Marino 7-0. Meanwhile, Spain booked their ticket to France 2016 in style with a 4-0 trouncing of Luxembourg.
Theo Walcott (L) praised Thierry Henry (R) for tips given to him during training Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has been in blistering form lately, ever since he has been deployed as the main striker for his side. Walcott has praised former Arsenal player Thierry Henry for the lessons he gave the England international in the training ground, as per the reports on Mirror. The 26-year-old has started the season well netting four goa