Walcott's impact was 'enormous' - Roy Hodgson

Manager Roy Hodgson praised the impact of substitute Theo Walcott in his side's 3-2 victory over Sweden.
The 23-year-old Arsenal winger entered the Euro 2012 game with an hour played and England 2-1 down, and proceeded to score the equaliser and set up Danny Welbeck's 78th-minute winner.
Hodgson, 64, was full of praise: "Theo's contribution was enormous.
"To come on as a sub and score such a good goal and set up a winner, he's got to be very pleased."

Asked if he had faith in Walcott, Hodgson added: "I believe in him. He's a good player and has good qualities.
"I'd be lying if I said I knew the players as well as you [journalists]."

Hodgson has more than 30 years' managerial experience but conceded that after only a month in his new job he is still finding out about his players.
"You've seen them play for England on so many occasions," he told reporters.
"I've worked with them for one month and I'm still learning about what they're good at and finding areas for improvement.
"I was very pleased with the performance of the two front players."


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