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Arsenal bow out, but Theo Walcott comes of age

Our hopes of an extended Champions League campaign may have been dashed last night, but the one ray of hope to emerge from the game at Anfield was the growing stature of Theo Walcott.

With six minutes left on the clock, the 19-year-old picked up the ball on the edge of his own penalty area and showed his lightning quick pace to beat four international players en route to Liverpool's penalty area, before squaring a perfectly weighted ball for Emmanuel Adebayor to slot home.

What followed a minute later with the Swedish referee's gift of a penalty to Liverpool will be talked about for a long time, but the fact that Walcott nearly won us a semi final place should not be forgotten.

Particularly impressive was the way in which he looked up not once, but twice as he shrugged off Javier Mascherano's last ditch challenge to see where his team mates were and coolly pick out Adebayor.

I've not always been a fan of Walcott, but he's proving to be a big game player and I'd be astonished if he isn't given a starting place when the Gunners travel to Old Trafford this weekend.

And with the suggestion that he will be used as an out-and-out striker next season, I'm delighted to admit I was wrong about Theo. Who knows, he might just go on to become an Arsenal legend like his hero Thierry Henry.

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Posted by Gordon Masson on April 9, 2008 11:06 AM in Champions League| News| Players
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one run and he comes of age bwahhhhhhhhhhhhh bwahhhhhhhhhhh big game player bwahhhhhhhhhhhh you bunch of losers....feck all ya going to win feck all bwahhhhhhhhhh bwahhhhhhhhhh larfing all the way, brilliant, so funny wathcing ya sad little fans wishing they had their Manure scarfs on bwahhhhhh lol

Posted by: A Typical Chavski | April 9, 2008 12:50 PM

how come this is the worst of all the pies blogs?there are never any posts and noone comments on them and this is from an arsenal fan

Posted by: harry | April 9, 2008 1:31 PM

There are some comments on here, but then there are a lot of Arsenal for to chose from so maybe not too many subscribe to this. It also doesn't help that when you do subscribe you get told you are subscribed to Chelsea Pies and every e-mail ya get says its from Arsenal Pies but is entitled Chelsea Pies. I think that many fans don't click through as they think they are being sent the wrong link.

Posted by: fra | April 9, 2008 5:02 PM

I have to admit also that I've made mistake about theo and that god he proved me wrong last tuesday .. the best part is establishing theo's free way along the anfield ..

Posted by: Mansour | April 10, 2008 1:25 PM

I'm delighted to admit I was wrong about Theo. Who knows, he might just go on to become an Arsenal legend like his hero Thierry Henry.


FRAMED.

Posted by: Glen | April 11, 2008 10:05 AM

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