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“ When I fIrst Walked Into the arsenal dressIng room, I Was absolutely.. Well, I Was cackIng myself, basIcally.” Theo Walcott smiles as he remembers what it’s like to be 16 years old and thrust into a world in which Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Robert Pires are no longer the players you watch wide-eyed from afar – but your teammates. “I looked around and saw guys like Jens [Lehmann], Thierry, Ljungberg, Pires, Bergkamp, Sol Campbell and Ashley Cole – all people who have won things,” he remembers. “That whole era is a bit different to the one now.” It’s a refreshingly candid appraisal of how things have changed at the club a >

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Sport magazine - 302  
Sport magazine - 302  

In this week's Sport, we catch up with flying Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, and, once we've caught our breath, ask him about his first days a...