Danny Welbeck Benefiting From Consistent Play And Arsene Wenger’s Tutelage

It only took Danny Welbeck two Champions League appearances with Arsenal to become only the sixth Englishman to score a hat-trick in the European competition. The 23-year-old forward, who signed from Manchester United on Deadline Day, became only the third Gunner to score a hat-trick in the Champions League, after Thierry Henry and Nicklas Bendtner. Cynics will say that Welbeck’s...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Welbeck nets impressive hat trick as Arsenal pound sorry Galatasaray

LONDON --   Aurelian Chedjou's attempted clearance was dreadful, the ball clipping the back of his head and setting Danny Welbeck clean through. He burned off Felipe Melo and swept his finish past Fernando Muslera, feet slipping from under him as he did so. A tremor could be felt around the Emorates; it wasn't just that his goal had put Arsenal 2-0 up and out of sight of...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Year's Highest-Paid MLS Player Isn't Actually Playing In MLS Yet

So, what we have below is an updated list of every MLS player's salary. There are some things worth talking about. The first thing I usually do when I see lists like that is scroll for the lowest salary, and see how many people are making it. MLS's league minimum is low, at just $36,500 a year. Major League Baseball, this is not. Still, save for the suckiest, there's...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jérémy Ménez and André Ayew join list of football greats with their genius

Jérémy Ménez and André Ayew join list of football greats with their geniusPerhaps Arsène Wenger was just making excuses for the perceived under-performance of his £42m World Cup-winning midfielder when he tried to place Mesut Özil in the context of the modern game the other day. Or maybe he really believed what he was saying. “You cannot put responsibility on one player...
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5 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Wright-Phillips with another stunning performance

MLS – New York Red Bulls 4-1 Seattle Sounders Scoring Summary: NY- Bradley Wright-Phillips 1′ NY- Bradley Wright-Phillips (penalty) 54′ NY- Bradley Wright-Phillips (Roy Miller, Thierry Henry) 56′ SEA- Clint Dempsey (Lamar Neagle) 62′ NY- Tim Cahill 65′ The third hat-trick this season for the English player Share on Facebook
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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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Red Bulls embrace their roots to cope with the challenges ahead

The soccer club based in Harrison naturally grapples with some complications about identity with a corporate logo splashed across its chest and crest. The line between brand and ethos for the New York Red Bulls blurs beyond recognition.  It is not a problem easily reconciled or solved. The priorities of Red Bulls brass in Austria diverge at times with the figures on the ground in...
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10 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...
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12 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...
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24 days ago  |  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
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24 days ago  |  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 […]
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25 days ago  |  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 […]
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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

Henry undecided on future

New York Red Bulls veteran Thierry Henry said he is weighing up his playing future following Landon Donovan’s retirement. Henry’s […]
Via Soccer News
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS All-Stars Kick European Powerhouse Back Across the Pond

The MLS All-Stars, a mix of names known from the 2014 World Cup such as Clint Dempsey and international stars like Thierry Henry, took on FC Bayern Muenchen on Sunday. The All-Stars not only commanded a good portion of the match, they also showed us how far Major League Soccer has come in recent years. After being behind 1-0 at the half, the All-Stars came back with a viscious shot...
Via Sports Mockery
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Key Takeaways From The MLS All-Star Game

After the MLS All-Star Game Wednesday night in Portland, some misconceptions have been exposed. Keeping in mind that this was just a friendly where the result mattered little and playing to win wasn’t at the very fore of the conversation and thinking surrounding the game, here are the five biggest fallacies that we’ve seen chipped away – or destroyed completely. 1. Pep Guardiola...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry lauds Muller as perfect example

Thierry Henry has hailed Germany international Thomas Muller as an example for all young players in the game to look […]
Via Soccer News
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Week 21 top performers

Week 21 was built up to be one of the best of this MLS season and it didn’t disappoint. To the surprise of many, San Jose Earthquakes got the better of Seattle Sounders in their first game in Levi’s Stadium. With Seattle struggling, LA Galaxy has picked the right time to make a push for the Supporters’ Shield. Thierry Henry Here are the top 10 performers from week 21. 10. Nick...
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS All-Star: Predicting Caleb Porter’s starting line up against Bayern Munich

Now that’s it officially August, it’s only appropriate that we turn most of our attention to the MLS All-Star game that’ll take place at Providence Park on Aug.6. The players that were selected to represent MLS will go up against one of biggest clubs in the world, Bayern Munich. The reigning Bundesliga champions will be led by Pep Guardiola. The Spanish coach should have all...
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS Transfer Rumors: Should New York Red Bulls sign Ronaldinho?

MLS teams are scrambling to bring in reinforcements with the summer transfer deadline just a couple of days away. The rumors continue to get better as teams hustle to sign big name players. Here are the hottest transfer rumors being thrown around at the moment. Ronaldinho to New York Red Bulls? While it looks like Robinho won’t be joining Orlando City, Ronaldinho’s next destination...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Ronaldinho Would be Perfect Fit for Orlando City SC

Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho has announced that he is leaving current club Atletico Minero and is looking for a new home in a new league. Immediately, leagues such as the A-league (Australia) and Major League Soccer have jumped into the discussion. Several MLS teams are desperate for a game changing Designated Player and, because Ronaldinho is not a former MLS or U...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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