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Arsenal winger Walcott has no regrets apologising for Leeds dive

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has no regrets for apologising for his dive against Leeds United last week.

Walcott opened himself up for criticism when he admitted diving in an attempt to win a penalty against Leeds, before then being pulled back as the referee did point to the spot, which captain Cesc Fabregas converted.

The 21-year-old, however, insisted: "I have got no regrets about what I said.

"I am an honest player, I want to be honest with my team-mates, Leeds and the manager and all the staff.

"If I am going to be punished for being honest then I can't win."

Walcott added: "People say that if you get the slightest touch you should go down and when you do go down they have a go at you for going down, so you can't win.

"But I am not bothered. If the referee's going to punish me or any other players, then I can't do anything about that."

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