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Injured Walcott set to miss World Cup

Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott is set to miss the World Cup after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury.

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Footballers wish Walcott speedy recovery from injury

Former England striker Michael Owen - who ruptured his cruciate ligament during a 2006 World Cup match - wished Theo Walcott a "speedy recovery" from the same injury.

Walcott's Arsenal teammate Aaron Ramsey echoed Owen's sentiments:

England goalkeeper John Ruddy suggested Walcott's injury could present an international opportunity for his Norwich teammate Nathan Redmond.

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