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A legend or a footnote in EPL: Tracing the legacy of Robin Van Persie
A legend or a footnote in EPL: Tracing the legacy of Robin Van Persie

It is difficult to assess how Robin van Persie will be remembered for his time in the Premier League With Robin van Persie finally having departed Manchester and in all likelihood from England after a spell of 11 years in the Premier League, for good, a question is poignantly raised and pondered over by Premier League fans. Assertively speaking, Van Persie was undoubtedly a legend of the Premier League and one of the most prolific stri

Jul 29 2015
Video: Thierry Henry becomes part of iconic moments of Premier League era in new ad
Video: Thierry Henry becomes part of iconic moments of Premier League era in new ad

Thierry Henry appears in a new commercial on why the EPL is the best league in the world Sky Sports released a fantastic promo as part of their advertising campaign for the Barclays Premier League, and it features one of the best strikers to have ever graced the Premier League era – Thierry Henry. The TV network has the majority of the broadcast rights it shares with BT Sport for the 2015/16 Premier League, an

Jul 16 2015
Olivier Giroud: I will speak man-to-man with Thierry Henry about his comments
Olivier Giroud: I will speak man-to-man with Thierry Henry about his comments

Giroud’s lone goal since Henry’s criticism came against Aston Villa in the FA Cup final Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has responded to club legend Thierry Henry’s criticism that the London club cannot win the Premier League without a better striker, saying that they will hold a conversation about it, The Telegraph reports. The Frenchman made the harsh comments during his stint as TV pundit for Sky Sports after A

Jul 15 2015
The heir to Thierry Henry? analysing the latest Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette
The heir to Thierry Henry? analysing the latest Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette scored 27 goals in 31 games for Lyon last season He's French. He's (potentially) undervalued. Plenty of face, solid finishing, room to grow. Hell, he's the next Henry. The only asterisk to append to that claim, apparently, is that he's already delivered one massive season, scoring 27 goals in 31 Ligue 1 appearances, offering a strong comparison to Henry's delivery at the same age when he scored 17 go

Jul 12 2015
Premier League all time Foreign players XI
Premier League all time Foreign players XI

When we look back over the course of the 23 years that the Premier League has been in existence, it's noticeable just what a rich tapestry foreign players have woven into the English national game. The sheer amount of imports mean that it is almost impossible to choose an all-time XI that both receives unanimous approval, and can function as a successful team. To that end, there are likely to be some glaring omissions from this particul

Players who have played for both Barcelona and Juventus
Players who have played for both Barcelona and Juventus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a better time at Juventus than Barcelona Juventus take on Barcelona in the final of the Champions League tonight, and will look to seal their first ever treble with a win over the Catalans. Barcelona, on the other hand, would want to win their second treble, and become the first team to do so in the process. As we build up to the biggest match of the season, let us look at the 8 players who have represe

Jun 6 2015
Thierry Henry's Hand of God, the settlement, and the price Ireland had to pay
Thierry Henry's Hand of God, the settlement, and the price Ireland had to pay

Henry is a contrversial figure among the Irish since his handball that denied them a place in the World Cup Perhaps no footballing moment breaks my heart in as many ways as the controversial goal that France scored over Ireland in the 2010 World Cup qualifier play-off, the goal in which Thierry Henry, as quintessential a Gunner as there may ever be, handled the ball twice before squaring a pass to William Gallas. The defender scored a cruc

Jun 5 2015
FIFA paid FA of Ireland $5 million to prevent legal action on Thierry Henry's infamous handball
FIFA paid FA of Ireland $5 million to prevent legal action on Thierry Henry's infamous handball

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying phase, the Republic of Ireland faced off against France in a two-legged playoff tie. France led 1-0 from the first leg, but the Ireland team had taken the lead against Les Bleus until William Gallas headed the ball into the goal in extra-time. Thierry Henry had clearly handled the ball in the process of setting up the goal and despite the appeals of the Irish players, the decision to award the goal to

Jun 5 2015
Olivier Giroud calls former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry
Olivier Giroud calls former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry "dull"

Olivier Giroud (L) hits back at Thierry Henry’s comments London, May 21 (IANS) Premier League club Arsenal's striker Olivier Giroud has hit back at former gunner Thierry Henry, saying the latter needed something controversial as he is too “dull” as an expert. Henry had put Giroud under the scanner after Arsenal played out a 0-0 stalemate against Chelsea at the Emirates, claiming Giroud lacks the skills to take the no

May 21 2015
Satire: Danny Welbeck checks in with Robin van Persie ahead of crucial clash
Satire: Danny Welbeck checks in with Robin van Persie ahead of crucial clash

File Picture: Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck as Manchester United strikers OLD TRAFFORD—The mood was tense, despite a recent escape from Selhurst Park. The lads knew that they had been lucky, but ends matter far less than means when trying to end a losing streak. Robin surveyed the locker room and the situation, realising that the club's next match could make or break the season. Champions League qualification hung in the bala

May 16 2015
Thierry Henry explains why it is impossible to stop Lionel Messi
Thierry Henry explains why it is impossible to stop Lionel Messi

Former Barcelona teammate Thierry Henry was all praise for Lionel Messi Barcelona, May 7 Former Barcelona striker Thierry Henry said that when footballer Lionel Messi decides to win a game it is impossible to stop him. Henry's comments come after he watched his former teammate score two stupendous goals in the Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich at Camp Nou here on Wednesday night. Messi's double strike put Barcel

May 7 2015
Arsene Wenger: Thierry Henry's criticism of Olivier Giroud and the need for transfers wrong
Arsene Wenger: Thierry Henry's criticism of Olivier Giroud and the need for transfers wrong

Arsene Wenger believes Thierry Henry’s criticism of Olivier Giroud is wrong Thierry Henry’s opinion that Arsenal need four new players to contend for the league title has been met with disapproval from Arsene Wenger. What stung Wenger the most was Henry’s criticism and opinion on fellow Frenchman Olivier Giroud. “I think he’s wrong,” said Wenger. He’s paid for that. We know all the system now of th

May 4 2015
Players with the most direct free-kick goals in EPL history
Players with the most direct free-kick goals in EPL history

The Premier League has witnessed its share of brilliant direct free-kick goals since its initiation in 1992. There have been free-kick specialists and one-time-wonders but they have all been equally dazzling. While luck often plays a role in deciding whether the a free-kick ends up in the back of the net, some players have over the year developed styles that allow them to consistently find the top corner or baffle keepers by making the ball sw

May 2 2015
Arsenal need four top players to become 'Invincibles' again, says Jose Mourinho
Arsenal need four top players to become 'Invincibles' again, says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal need four more players to become “Invincibles” again London, April 29 (IANS) Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho endorsed Arsenal legend Thierry Henry's assessment of his former side, saying he thinks the Gunners are four signings away from becoming "The Invincibles". In English football, the term is used to refer the Arsenal team of the 2003-04 season after they won the English Premier L

Apr 29 2015
Reports: Arsenal and Manchester United legends to play in India in June this year
Reports: Arsenal and Manchester United legends to play in India in June this year

Arsenal and Manchester United legends including the likes of Thierry Henry and Paul Scholes are set to play in India this year. The Western India Football Association (WIFA) and Goa Football Association (GFA) have been asked to begin preparations to host the legends of the two clubs. Mumbai, Maharashtra and Fatorda, Goa have been chosen as the venues for the two high-profile Masters Cup matches. The Cooperage will play host to the fo

Apr 25 2015
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