Waddle not surprised by Theo decision

02 June 2010 07:40
Former England winger Chris Waddle is not surprised Arsenal star Theo Walcott has been dropped from England's World Cup squad.[LNB] Walcott was one of seven players who missed out when coach Fabio Capello trimmed his squad to 23 ahead of the finals which begin in South Africa next week.[LNB]Waddle has been a critic of Walcott and said in March that he "doesn't understand the game" and lacks "a football brain".[LNB]Reminded of those comments, Waddle told BBC Radio Five Live: "I'll still stand by them.[LNB]"He's had a long time at Arsenal, he's playing with fantastic players, a lot of young players around his age group. He's never nailed his shirt at Arsenal.[LNB]"I've got nothing against the lad. I just think it's no surprise for me he's not on the plane."[LNB]Waddle added: "I look and I just think he doesn't seem to understand the game."

Source: Team_Talk