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Walcott backs England - but not his place in the team

Theo Walcott believes England have found the right formula for Euro 2012 – but is refusing to take his own place for granted.

Walcott admits last year’s heartbreak of missing out on the World Cup shows he still has a major fight on his hands to get into the squad.

The Arsenal winger, however, says Fabio Capello’s men now have a better mix of youth, experience and pace in the squad to make England a force to be reckoned with next summer.

Walcott, 22, said: “Getting the balance right between young and experience is so difficult in this modern game and the manager has managed to do that.

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