What the back pages say: Harry Redknapp slams Capello over Michael Dawson and Scott Parker treatment, Gareth Barry on course to play in England's World Cup opener


Theo Walcott was axed by Fabio Capello for failing to follow orders in the wake of a public dressing down from the England manager.

Rough justice: Theo axed after Capello blast

Also: Women's tennis authorities have requested a transcript of the interview given by Laura Robson to Vogue magazine in which she was reported to have described some fellow players as 'sluts'.

EXCLUSIVE: Laura Robson's comments under LTA investigation

England's Michael Dawson and Scott Parker

Missed out: Fabio Capello's axing of Scott Parker and Michael Dawson has angered Harry Redknapp


Theo Walcott was axed from England's World Cup squad because he would not obey boss Fabio Capello's orders.

Also: Harry Redknapp last night blasted Fabio Capello for snubbing Michael Dawson and Scott Parker.


Devastated Theo Walcott last night told of his shock at being axed from England's World Cup squad.

Also: Harry Redknapp has slammed Fabio Capello's treatment of England rejects Michael Dawson and Scott Parker.


Theo Walcott was left shell-shocked last night after playing his way out of the World Cup.

Also: Gareth Barry could play against the USA in England's first World Cup match after an astonishing recovery.


Theo Walcott was so shocked by his omission from England's final 23-man World Cup squad that moves were made to check he had not been the victim of a cruel hoax.

Also: Crystal Palace were dramatically saved from the brink of extinction yesterday, but there are fresh fears another eight clubs in the Premier League and Championship are in grave financial peril.


Theo Walcott revealed his heartache last night at being dumped from England's World Cup squad.


It was a round of golf that will live with Theo Walcott for the rest of his life. On what had been only the second day off for the England players since the provisional World Cup squad congregated two weeks ago, Walcott had braved the rain yesterday and decided to spend a few hours on the golf course.


Theo Walcott was still in a "state of shock" last night after the Arsenal winger, once described by Fabio Capello as the nation's "best talent" and the man who ignited the qualifying campaign, was left out of the England squad for the World Cup.


Theo Walcott got the first hint that his World Cup place was in doubt when Fabio Capello picked him out in front of the England squad when they watched a DVD of the Mexico game last week and gave the winger a public dressing-down for his performance.

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