25 Sep 2013

Walcott ruled out of England's last two World Cup qualifiers

6:44 am on 25 September 2013

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has been ruled out of England's last two World Cup football qualifiers because he needs surgery for an abdominal injury.

England's one point clear of Ukraine and Montenegro in their group and are due to play Montenegro and Poland at home next month in their final qualifiers for next year's tournament in Brazil.