England coach Hodgson: Walcott made enormous impact

England coach Roy Hodgson was full of praise for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott after victory over Sweden. Walcott came off the bench to inspire England to victory.

England coach Roy Hodgson was full of praise for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott after victory over Sweden.

Walcott came off the bench to inspire England to victory.

"Theo's contribution was enormous," said Hodgson.

"To come on as a sub, score and set up the winner means he'll be very happy.

"Of course I believe in him.

"He's a good player with good qualities. That's why I selected him in my 23.

"I have only worked with these guys for a month and am still learning what they're really good at, and what areas we can find improvement.

"But I was delighted with his performance tonight."

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