Thierry Henry

  • Can Indian Super League revive the sorry state of Indian football? April 14, 2014

    Seeking to revolutionise football in the country, organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) unveiled the eight franchises on Sunday, with cricket legends, Bollywood stars and industrialists winning the bids for owning the franchises. The forthcoming two-month tournament marks a latest attempt to popularise football. Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and...
  • Pires, Ljungberg confirmed for IPL-style football league; Henry next October 21, 2013

    With an IPL-style football league all set to start in 2014, eight teams will vie for the signatures of many football stars such as Thierry Henry, Robert Pires, Dwight Yorke, Fredrik Ljungberg, Louis Saha and Michael Owen. According to the report in Times of India; Yorke, Ljungberg, Pires, Crespo and Saha...
  • Thierry Henry saddened by Arsenal's Wenger critics February 13, 2013

    New York: Arsenal's record scorer Thierry Henry is saddened by criticism of manager Arsene Wenger but hopes he can return to the London club in some role after his spell in Major League Soccer ends. Wenger has been in charge at Arsenal for over 16 years and has won...
  • Arsene Wenger refuses to rule out move for Thierry Henry December 28, 2012

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is refusing to rule out the possibility of signing club great Thierry Henry on loan for the second straight season. Wenger said Friday "I've not lost interest in him ... but I haven't spoken about it with him at all." Henry spent two months on loan...
  • Houllier doubts second Thierry Henry Arsenal loan spell December 17, 2012

    New York Red Bulls head of global soccer Gerard Houllier said Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had not yet contacted him over a loan return for striker Thierry Henry. Henry has been photographed at Arsenal's matches this season sparking speculation he could return to the Emirates, as he did in January...
  • Thierry Henry could join Arsenal in the FA Cup next month December 11, 2012

    Arsene Wenger is looking all set to sign their most successful striker, Thierry Henry, for the third time. According to Daily Mail, Thierry Henry is set to make his third Arsenal debut in the FA Cup clash against Swansea on January 6. The club management is in talks with New York...
  • Arsenal have problems but I can fix it, says Wenger December 4, 2012

    London: Languishing mid-table, outplayed by teams he would fully expect to beat and with fans loudly questioning his judgement, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger concedes his side have problems but is adamant he is the man to fix them. Saturday's 2-0 home defeat in the Premier League by Swansea City was...
  • Henry could return for third Arsenal spell, says Wenger November 21, 2012

    London: Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry could be on his way back to the north London club for another spell on loan from New York Red Bulls in January, according to manager Arsene Wenger. "He has been practising with us," Wenger said on Tuesday. "Will I sign him again in...
  • No punishment for French striker Henry over handball January 19, 2010

    Zurich: France striker Thierry Henry will not be punished over the handball which led to the decisive goal in the World Cup qualifying playoff against Ireland and sparked one of the biggest outcries in the competition's history. A FIFA disciplinary committee decided there was no mechanism for punishing Henry over his...
  • FIFA apologises to Ireland, Henry faces ban December 3, 2009

    Cape Town: FIFA President Sepp Blatter apologised to Ireland on Wednesday for revealing that the country's football association had asked for a 33rd place at next year's World Cup in South Africa. Blatter said he regretted telling a football business conference in Johannesburg that the Irish had asked for an extra...
  • Henry considered quitting over handball scandal: Report November 24, 2009

    Paris: Thierry Henry considered ending his France career over the uproar that surrounded the striker's blatant handball in last week's World Cup playoff victory over Ireland. "Oh yes," the France captain was quoted in Monday's French sports daily L'Equipe as saying when asked whether retiring from international soccer had crossed his...
  • Henry faces ban as FIFA decides to get tough November 23, 2009

    New Delhi: In what could come as a big blow French captain Thierry Henry may face World Cup ban for handling the ball in the World Cup qualifier against Ireland. Henry could miss the start of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa if FIFA's disciplinary panel decide that his handball...
  • Henry backed by Zidane, but may not be saved November 22, 2009

    Paris: Thierry Henry is not a cheat and will get over his handball in France's controversial World Cup playoff against Ireland, Zinedine Zidane was quoted as saying on Saturday. "He (Henry) is not a cheat, I know him well," the former France playmaker, who was sent off for headbutting Italy defender...
  • FAI chief wants Ireland's match with France replayed November 20, 2009

    New Delhi: John Delaney revealed on Thursday that the Football Association of Ireland will complain to FIFA after the Republic of Ireland were denied a place at next summer's World Cup following a handball from Thierry Henry in Wednesday night's play-off against France. "The FAI today confirmed that it would like...
  • After Hand of God, new hand controversy hits football November 20, 2009

    New Delhi: If anyone doubted the Beautiful Game's ability to conjure up ugly moments, they will be forced to change their mind after one reared its ugly head at the Stade de France. French captain Thierry Henry's double handball teed up the ticket to the 2010 World Cup for France,...
  • Hand of God Part 2: Henry admits handball November 19, 2009

    Paris: France captain Thierry Henry admitted he had handled the ball in the build-up to a controversial goal that sent France to the World Cup at the expense of Ireland on Wednesday. Henry appeared to handle the ball twice before feeding defender William Gallas, who bundled home from close range on...
  • Wenger hints at Arsenal return for Thierry Henry October 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger seems to think that Barcelona striker Thierry Henry would be a fine choice to maintain his legacy at the Emirates Stadium, perhaps as manager of the club. "I can see that happening. I believe at some stage the legacy here has to go to...
  • Henry in Barcelona team for Real Madrid clash May 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Pep Guardiola has summoned a 19-man convoy for Barcelona’s visit to the Santiago Bernabeu to take on Real Madrid in Saturday’s El Clasico showdown. The only concern for the coach ahead of the trip was forward, Thierry Henry, who had been struggling to shrug off a neck injury he...
  • Ribery is Bayern Munich's Messi: Thierry Henry March 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Thierry Henry has described his international team-mate Franck Ribery as the 'Lionel Messi of Bayern Munich' and has heaped praise on Barcelona's Champions League opponents. The Catalans meet the German side in the next round and after they thrashed Sporting CP in the last 16 stage, it looks set...
  • I want to retire at Barcelona: Thierry Henry February 28, 2009

    New Delhi: After struggling in his first season at Barcelona, Thierry Henry is now revelling in his new life in Catalunya. He has ended any English teams' hopes of signing him by stating that he wants to finish his playing time at Camp Nou. Henry has ended any rumours of a...
  • Ronaldo nothing compared to Messi: Henry November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Barcelona forward Thierry Henry has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo does not deserve to win the Ballon D'Or this year and thrown his weight behind the bid of teammate Leo Messi, whom he insists is the best player in the world. In just over three weeks time, the announcement of...
  • Henry moving to Chelsea: Reports November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: According to reports which may or may not be reliable, Chelsea could be about to launch a January swoop for Barcelona forward Thierry Henry. Reports in both English and Spanish tabloids have suggested that Luiz Felipe Scolari is preparing to unleash an £8 million bid to lure iconic Frenchman...
  • Theo reveals Thierry Henry intimidation October 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Theo Walcott has admitted that when he first arrived at Arsenal he was intimidated by his idol Thierry Henry. Arsene Wenger signed three players in the January window in 2006 and each was supposed to be a like for like replacement for an outgoing great. Emmanuel Adebayor was hailed as...
  • Tommy Hilfiger's Thierry Henry line comes to India November 16, 2007

    Mumbai: French soccer star Thierry Henry has something other than just football on his mind. It is clothes! It is lights, camera and action as sports meets fashion! French soccer star Thierry Henry is now within reach or at least, his clothes. Henry's limited edition signature line of clothing for Tommy...
  • Henry all set for Barcelona move June 24, 2007

    New Delhi: France international Thierry Henry is all set to join Barcelona after Arsenal confirmed that they have accepted an offer of nearly $32 million from the Spanish giants. The 29-year-old striker will sign a four-year contract at the Nou Camp after completing a medical examination on Monday. Henry scored 226...
  • Henry still mulling Arsenal future June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Arsenal hitman Thierry Henry seems to be in two minds over his future after club vice-chairman and good friend David Dein stepped down. Henry has been unhappy with the club's poor showing in the English Premiership last season and has admitted that such developments within the club have...
  • Henry woos China, mum about future June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Asia is the next big thing on the international sports map. And expectedly, big names are making a beeline to stamp their presence on this part of the globe in a big way. Talismanic France and Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, too, joined the bandwagon on a promotional tour...