THIERRY HENRY NEWS

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Match time: Saturday 7:30pm ETLocation: IMG Academy Stadium (Bradenton, FL) Union form: LLWWW 2/7 at Jacksonville Armada L 1-3 2/10 at Tampa Bay Rowdies L 0-1 2/18 vs. Costa Rica U-23s W 3-0 2/21 vs. London FC W 6-0 2/25 vs. Columbus Crew SC W 1-1 (5-3 PKs) Preview: The Union play their arch-rival New York Red Bulls in the finals of the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic tonight, in what may...
Via Total MLS
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

British broadcaster Sky Sports wins rights to broadcast MLS matches

Going into its 20th season, Major League Soccer has expanded its global reach by partnering up with Sky Sports to broadcast league matches in the United Kingdom. [TV deal will help MLS grow] The league announced on Wednesday that both parties have agreed to a four-year deal. British fans will get to watch at least two MLS regular-season matches each week, the AT&T MLS All-Star...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Henry claims former teammate Messi is better than Ronaldo

Thierry Henry has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo for his consistent performances over the last four years, but stresses that Lionel Messi is a better player. Ronaldo was voted the Fifa Ballon d'Or winner for the third time in January, having won the award for the first time in 2008 before Messi went on to win it four times in a row.  Despite the Real Madrid star having pipped...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Olivier Giroud on joining the 50-goal club and his celebration

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud says he is pleased to have joined 47 other players who scored 50 or more goals for the North London club. The Frenchman joins the likes of Thierry Henry, Ian Wright and Robin van Persie in the list as he revealed the reason behind his celebration. "I'm really pleased with my […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsene Wenger happy to see Thierry Henry coaching Arsenal young players

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is very happy to see Thierry Henry back at the Emirates in a coaching capacity. The Frenchman said last December that he was going to start working on his coaching badges, now confirmed by the Arsenal manager. And Wenger believes the club's young players will benefit from the presence […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry returns to Arsenal in coaching role

Arsene Wenger confirmed former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry had been back at the club this week working with the Academy as part of his first steps into a coaching career. "It is good for our young players to be coached by him, a legend of the club," said Wenger. Asked if the French World Cup winner could one-day replace him as Arsenal manager, Wenger replied: "That would not be...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Ten Best Arsenal Players Ever

The North London Derby is Saturday and the game between Tottenham and Arsenal is going to be important, not only for the rivalry, but for Champions League possibilities as well. We’ll have our top 10 Tottenham players later on this week, but here is the top 10 Arsenal players ever. 10) Charlie George Charlie George began his 11 team career at Arsenal in 1968. As one of the strikers...
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Birthday boy Ronaldo voted greatest ever Premier League player

Cristiano Ronaldo spent just six years in English football but as he celebrates his 30th birthday on Thursday the former Manchester United star has been voted as the greatest player to have graced the Premier League. A survey conducted by Usurv for Press Association Sport showed Ronaldo was the people's choice, finishing ahead of Thierry Henry and Ryan Giggs, who joined him on...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Francis Coquelin on Spurs, confidence and taking all three points

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin is ready to shine for the Gunners when they face Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. The 23-year-old has been in impressive form this season and was praised by legends Thierry Henry and Martin Keown earlier this week. But with Spurs determined to take all three points to leapfrog their rivals, […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry Assesses Arsenal’s Transfer Business, Praises Youngster

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has heaped praise on Francis Coquelin’s performances, and affect they have had during Arsenal 5 game win streak. The comments were made while Henry was serving in his new role as a Sky Sports pundit, during ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry: The two players who changed Arsenal's midfield

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says the Gunners would have signed a defensive midfielder in January had Francis Coquelin not raised his level in midfield. The 23-year-old made an immediate impact since he came into the first team at the end of last year and was one of the best players in the 2-0 win away […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry: Why new signing Juan Cuadrado is a special player

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry says Juan Cuadrado will be a special addition to Chelsea's squad. Speaking before the deal was sealed, the 37-year-old said that the Colombia international will add pace and dribbling qualities to Jose Mourinho's side. On Monday, the Blues agreed a £23.3m fee to sign the 26-year-old from Fiorentina, hours after […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry: I'm not ashamed to say I cried when I left Arsenal

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says he was devastated when he had to leave the Gunners to join Barcelona. Considered by many as the best player to ever wear the Arsenal jersey, the 37-year-old left the North London club during the summer of 2007 for a reported fee of £16.1m. At Arsenal, Henry claimed two Premiership […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Costa Debate: Does Diego Go Too Far?

The Costa Debate: Does Diego Go Too Far? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com All the talk on this morning’s papers has been with regard to Chelsea’s divisive forward Diego Costa. Rugged, powerful and aggressive, Costa has been praised for his terrier-like qualities which have seen him seamlessly adapt to life in the Premier League. However, after yesterday’s 1-0 defeat of...
Via Soccerlens
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry jumps to defence of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has criticised fans who barracked manager Arsene Wenger at a train station following defeat in Stoke. Hostility was directed towards the 65-year-old coach after Arsenal were beaten at the Britannia Stadium last month and Henry, who described supporter protests as being "out of order", was not impressed. The Frenchman told several national newspapers...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Goals of the Week 12/23

5. Martin Skrtel vs Arsenal This thunderbolt of a header saved a vital point for Liverpool. Something we’ve come to expect from Martin Skrtel after last season.   4. Alexandre Lacazette vs Bordeaux What a season Alexandre Lacazette is having. Seventeen goals in nineteen appearances so far. On a side note, how cool is the slo-mo effect the replay uses?   3. Christian Benteke...
Via Bloguin Best
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry Retires: Memory for a Legend

Arsenal Legend, Thierry Henry, The King, has officially retired from playing professional football this morning, after running down his contract with the New York Red Bulls. Growing up as a young Gooner, Henry and Dennis Bergkamp both had a profound affect ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry May Be Right To Postpone Return To Arsenal

Waking up on Tuesday morning and having an alert on my phone about Thierry Henry putting an end to his career was not pleasant. Eyes half-shut and my brain still unable to process that information, as I got ready for work it all started to sink in slowly. Wait, Thierry Henry isn’t going back to North London to retire at his beloved Arsenal? I surely didn’t read that right, did...
Via American Gooner
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry’s career by the numbers and quotes from soccer icons

Thierry Henry has walked off the pitch for the last time. The King has stepped down from his throne. After 20 years of captivating the world, Thierry Henry announced his retirement and will join Sky Sports as a pundit in 2015. The 37-year-old was a joy to watch during his time at AS Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, FC Barcelona and New York Red Bulls. He also left spectators agape whenever...
Via isportsweb.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry made most of his abilities thanks to his hard work ethic, versatility

For a spell with Arsenal, Thierry Henry was one of the most devastating finishers the world has ever witnessed.   Moving gracefully and with pace, knocking the ball beyond the last line of defenders but retaining the poise to slot beyond the goalkeeper, his was a trademark maneuver completed with such regularity that the outcome was almost inevitable.   "To avoid over-thinking...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry: Premier League’s Best Ever Striker?

Thierry Henry: Premier League’s Best Ever Striker? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Premier League legend Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football at the age of 37 after 20 years at the top of the game. Henry began his career at French club AS Monaco under the guidance of Arsene Wenger where he formed a strong partnership with David Trezeguet. In 1997 the...
Via Soccerlens
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tributes Roll In After Thierry Henry Announces Soccer Retirement

Arsenal paid a fitting tribute to Thierry Henry, as did a number of his soon-to-be new colleagues, after the former Gunners striker announced his retirement from football on Tuesday morning. The 37-year-old confirmed he will return to London to take up a role in the media with Sky Sports "as a football expert and ambassador" from the start of 2015. Henry will always be most closely...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NY Red Bull striker Thierry Henry retires from football

Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, was linked to a potential coaching role with the Gunners after ending his career at the New York Red...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes on retirement of Thierry Henry

PARIS (AP) Reaction on the retirement of former World Cup winner Thierry Henry: ''Congratulations to Thierry Henry on a truly wonderful career. One of the great footballers of our time and a top bloke. Bonne chance.'' - Gary Lineker, former England striker. --- ''We were blessed in this country to see Thierry playing at his peak, potentially one of the greatest players in the world...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

1998 World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

PARIS (AP) Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, was linked to a potential coaching role with the Gunners after ending his career with the...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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