Walcott out of Poland clash

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Theo Walcott, left, was injured after San Marino goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini's rash challenge
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Theo Walcott, left, was injured after San Marino goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini's rash challenge

Theo Walcott has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifier against Poland on Tuesday with a chest injury.

Walcott was injured in the opening minutes of Friday's 5-0 win over San Marino after a collision with goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini.

"Theo Walcott has been ruled out of the FIFA World Cup qualifier with Poland on Tuesday with a chest injury," said the Football Association in a statement.

The statement continued: "The Arsenal forward was taken to hospital following a collision with the San Marino goalkeeper on Friday night, he was monitored overnight as a precaution and following scan results today will return to his club for further treatment."

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