Leeds chairman Bates takes aim at Arsenal duo Walcott, Wenger

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates has taken aim at Arsenal winger Theo Walcott.

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates has taken aim at Arsenal winger Theo Walcott.

In his match programme notes for the FA Cup replay defeat to the Gunners, Bates rapped Walcott over his dive for the 1-1 draw at Emirates.

Bates said: “In many ways, Arsenal today is a club to be both respected and admired, despite having a manager who should perhaps have gone to Specsavers.

“And, in Theo Walcott, a player who somewhat belatedly realised that diving is a swimming sport which has no place in football.”

 
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