MLS Weekend Recap – October 20

The End is Near: The final playoff spot in the East was settled this week, with the USA’s own Michael Bradley and Toronto FC just narrowly missing out on the post-season. Instead, it was Columbus who managed to extend their season with a statement win against the New York Red Bulls, trouncing last year’s Supporter’s Shield winners 3-1. In the West, the Portland Timbers remain...
Via Total MLS
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MLS: Lee Nguyen and the top 10 players from week 32

Week 32 of the 2014 MLS season was far from extraordinary, but that’s not to say that there weren’t noteworthy performances. To the surprise of many, some of lesser known players stepped up and outplayed the likes of Bradley Wright-Phillips, Robbie Keane and Thierry Henry. Here are the week’s top performers. 10. A.J. Soares: The defender’s incredible season continued with...
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Four Africans named in list of Premier League greatest players

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba Four African players have been named by English newspaper, the Telegraph in their list of the greatest players of the Premier League. Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is the highest placed, and is named in 15th spot. Also in the top 20 is current Manchester City midfielder and reigning EPL champion Yaya Toure, who is 19th. The other African stars inside...
Via Afrikan Soccer
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Crew-Red Bulls Preview

Bradley Wright-Phillips and the New York Red Bulls had plenty to celebrate last weekend after locking up a postseason spot. The Columbus Crew just secured one, too. New York tries to continue its home domination against Columbus as these Eastern Conference rivals square off Sunday with playoff seeding on the line. The Red Bulls (12-9-11) are seeking a season-best third straight victory...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giggs and Henry are the best Premier League players ever

A panel of experts form the journal Telegraph in the UK has listed the 100 Barclay’s Premier League greatest players since the creation of the league in 1992. While a lot of controversy remains for the top 2 spots between Ryan Giggs (632 games, 109 goals, record Premier League 271 assists and 13 titles) and Thierry Henry (record 175 goals with Arsenal). Manchester United rank with...
Via 90Soccer
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Arsenal Throw back Thursday – The Invicibles 10 years ago

It was exactly 10 years ago that the fantastic record ended… A 49 games unbeaten run between 2003 and 2004 with 36 wins and 13 draws. A total 121 points out of 147 points possible earned; with 33 different players and 112 goals scored. Thierry Henry was the most used player but also the most prolific with 39 goals and 19 assists.  Robert Pires was second with 23 and 9. Coach...
Via 90Soccer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the 65 best Arsenal FC football players ever (vote!)

Where would you rank the top 65 Arsenal FC  players of all time? How would you begin to compose the list? Which Gunners would rank near the top?  Well all Arsenal FC fans and Arsenal FC experts can come together with the widget below to figure it out. It’s time to look at where today’s heroes such as Thierry Henry and Aaron Ramsey rank among the greatest ever to wear the Arsenal...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Familiar Foe Gets in the Way of Playoff Dreams

The year was 2009. It was a rainy night in New Jersey. All that was needed was a point on the last day of the season. There was no Thierry Henry. No Bradley Wright-Phillips. No Red Bull Arena. The faces were different then. The teams remain the same. The only face featuring tonight that was there that fateful night is Dwayne De Rosario. The last place Red Bulls laid a 5-0 beating...
Via Total MLS
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry to return to Europe after this season?

With Thierry Henry’s future with the New York Red Bulls and in Major League Soccer still up in the air, RBNY’s Head of Football Gerrard Houllier has added further fuel to the fire that Henry is heading out of Red Bull Arena. Henry, 37, is deemed likely to leave New York at the end of the current MLS campaign after five seasons in North America’s top-flight. Speculation about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry linked with France return

Catalan daily newspaper Sport has suggested that former Arsenal icon Thierry Henry could be returning to French Ligue 1. The […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Sterling, Valdes, Soldado, Vidal, Keane, Henry

Raheem Sterling is being linked with ChelseaChelsea have been linked with a surprise £48m move for Liverpool’s 19-year-old England midfielder Raheem Sterling.Liverpool have started negotiations with former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes over a move to the Premier League. The 32-year-old is currently a free agent.(Daily Star)  Inter Milan are interested in signing Tottenham...
Via Ghanasoccernet
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Review: Henry leads New York to another home success

Thierry Henry scored again as the New York Red Bulls extended their unbeaten home streak to nine MLS matches on […]
Via Soccer News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Capsules

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Thierry Henry sent home a deflected shot in the 47th minute to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday. New York (11-9-11) entered the game in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, holding onto the final playoff spot. New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips was held scoreless for consecutive matches for the first time since April....
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Petke unsure on Henry

New York Red Bulls coach Mike Petke said the club remain in the dark over Thierry Henry’s future beyond the […]
Via Soccer News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houllier drops Henry retirement hint

Thierry Henry may end his stellar career at the MLS season’s end according to New York Red Bulls head of […]
Via Soccer News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Preview: Red Bulls enjoying tactical change

New York Red Bulls star Thierry Henry said a tactical switch has his team well-placed to challenge late in the […]
Via Soccer News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wenger finds shades of Henry in Welbeck

Wenger finds shades of Henry in Welbeck - originally posted on Arsene Wenger accepts that his new centre-forward Danny Welbeck has tremendous potentials to be a top quality striker, but at the same time he admits the comparison with club legend Thierry Henry is too premature. Welbeck opened his goal scoring account for Arsenal against Aston Villa on Saturday, a game...
Via Soccerlens
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal idol Thierry Henry welcomes Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom to America’s MLS

Samuel Inkoom with former Arsenal star Thierry HenryFormer Arsenal star and French legend Thierry Henry has expressed delight at the arrival of Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom in the American Major League Soccer.The 25-year-old joined MLS side D C United on an undisclosed fee last week after leaving Ukrainian side FC Dnipro.And, former Arsenal star and English Premier League idol Thierry...
Via Ghanasoccernet
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry scores with an incredible strike

MLS: New Red Bulls 2-1 Sporting Kansas City – Thierry Henry (2-0) at the 51st minute At 37 years old, the 1998 World Cup and 2000 Euro winner with France, Ex Arsenal and FC Barcelona scores a wonderful goal, a unstoppable strike. Share on Facebook
Via 90Soccer
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS Review: Henry inspires Red Bulls, Toronto lose again

Thierry Henry turned back the clock as New York Red Bulls boosted their play-off hopes with a 2-1 win over […]
Via Soccer News
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Red Bulls inflict 4th straight loss to Sporting Kansas

Scoring Summary:NY — Bradley Wright-Phillips 21 (penalty kick) 11 NY — Thierry Henry 8 (Lloyd Sam 8) 52 SKC — Dom Dwyer 18 (Seth Sinovic 2, Graham Zusi 6) 54 (September 6, 2014) - Sporting Kansas City suffered the team’s fourth straight loss on Saturday in a 2-1 defeat against the New York Red Bulls at […]
Via 90Soccer
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry’s Impact On The Field Can’t Perform Miracles Off It

If Thierry Henry’s about to say goodbye to Major League Soccer, he’s doing so on a high note. His stint is one that caps one of the most productive four-and-a-half year stretches in league history. True, extending his deal at Red Bull Arena could still happen, but there’s a growing and now very public feeling the 37-year-old, out of contract at the end of the year, will use...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bradley Wright-Philips And Thierry Henry Star For New York Red Bulls

Last night in front of a very select crowd of 17,891 fans, leading MLS goalscorer Bradley Wright-Phillips tied the New York Red Bulls and New York MetroStars record for goals in a single season. His 74th minute effort was provided to him by marquee man Thierry Henry. In the closing seconds of regulation play, as the arena announcer was signalling how much time the fourth official...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Red Bulls: Reasons why Bradley Wright-Phillips is having a great season

Bradley Wright-Phillips Bradley Wright-Phillips has taken MLS by storm this season. On Saturday, the 29-year-old forward scored his 19th and 20th goal of the season, breaking New York Red Bulls single-season scoring record. A record previously held by club legend Juan Pablo Angel. Wright-Phillips second half brace helped the Red Bulls defeat Montreal Impact and claim one of the...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS Roundup: D.C. United thrashes Sporting KC, Thierry Henry sparkles in New York win

Sporting Kansas City 0 – D.C. United 3 D.C. United reinforced its Supporters' Shield credentials with a stunning victory at Sporting Park. United exploited Sporting's inability to hold a coherent line and ran rampant during a seven-minute spell in the first half. Fabian Espindola cut inside from the left and tucked his low effort inside the far post to start the deluge...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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