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Spurs supporters rejoiced at the news to which some Arsenal fans reportedly responded with anti-Semitic comments

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The wretched days of the Jabulani were removed from the mind in every way the Football Association could think of, even to the point of adorning last night's match ball with the flag of St George. One of the questions of the occasion was how Theo Walcott might manage to manipulate it.

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Ledley King is in contention to make a dramatic return to the England side for Sunday's World Cup clash with Germany.

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Walcott is young enough to rise again, but his rivals have also failed to shine

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Two games into the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup and Theo Walcott was the toast of England.

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Theo Walcott believes the fierce competition for places on the flanks in the England squad is bringing the best out of him in the battle for a World Cup spot.

Clarets capitalise on Spurs capitulation to finish season on a high

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