Date: 8th March 2010 at 7:08pm
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After the Burnley match on Saturday, we asked you who was Arsenal’s man of the match, and two players ran away with the voting.

He may have barely made it to the match on time after missing the team bus, but nevertheless, Theo Walcott was the Arsenal MOTM against the Clarets. The young Englishman, who may I remind you is still only 20 years old, racked up 45% of the votes, despite not having a football brain. Samir Nasri came in at number two with 31%.

Cesc Fabregas 8%
Samir Nasri 31%
Theo Walcott 45%
Emmanuel Eboue 5%
Gael Clichy 2%
Nicklas Bendtner… haha 9%

Here are some post match quotes from Theo:

“Chris Waddle? I heard what has been going on and what he said, but I don`t listen to people on the outside of football. I listen to people around me: the boss [Arsène Wenger], Mr [Fabio] Capello, my family and the people around me. I`ve got fantastic people who look after me. I am very level-headed and keep my feet on the ground. I will forget about this performance now and try to kick on and improve on Tuesday.

“I do know what`s going on on the outside but I don`t listen to it, I only listen to people around me. It`s doesn`t bother me whatsoever. Maybe if I keep performing like that it will shut people up.”


He also spoke about his odd goal celebration:

“I was late for the bus so I had to get a car to the hotel so that`s why I was pointing to a watch”

“It was Paul Johnson I ran over to because he was waiting for me in the car. I wasted a bit of his time. I probably will get a fine but I`ll take it.’


Here’s to Walcott keeping up this form.