Category: Thierry Henry
Brussels (AFP) – Former France star Thierry Henry has been named as the new assistant coach of Belgium, the national coach announced Roberto Martinez announced on Friday. “Thierry is an important figure. He will bring something different. He agreed right away to join us,” said Martinez, who was appointed at the start of the month to succeed the sacked Marc Wilmots.
London (AFP) – France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry ended his association with the English Premier League club on Tuesday preferring to focus on his burgeoning media career. The 38-year-old former striker — part of the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winning teams — could have coached the Gunners’ under-18 side but declined the offer when Arsene Wenger told him he would have to give up his lucrative Sky Sports TV contract for which he is reportedly paid £4 million ($5.2m, 4.7m euros) a year. Wenger, though, has several television contracts including with Qatari-owned beIN Sports. Henry, Arsenal’s all-time ... Read more
On Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry shared his analysis regarding the differences between the tactics under Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and Louis van Gaal at Manchester United. While Henry is certainly no Gary Neville, there are some interesting points that he makes in the video below.
Thierry Henry has been warned he will have to undergo a “psychological and mental transformation” if he wishes to succeed as a manager. The retired forward is presently working with Arsenal’s under-18 team while undertaking his coaching badges. Henry became the club’s record goalscorer after Arsene Wenger signed him from Juventus in 1999, and the manager has told him how different coaching a team is in comparison to being a footballer. SEE MORE: Wenger’s transfer complaints are tiring for Arsenal fans “[Henry] will discover what the job is about and you have to go through that process if you want to ... Read more
Sky Sports has released their new TV commercial to promote its coverage of the 2015/16 Premier League season, and it’s a winner. The commercial features Thierry Henry as he walks onto the set of some of the most memorable moments in Premier League history. Hats off to Sky Sports for pulling off the special effects to superimpose Henry into some memorable moments, and nice job by Henry for pulling off some great acting. What’s your favorite segment in the commercial? Mine has to be the part where Henry looks over his shoulder and watches Roy Keane’s famous tirade at the ... Read more
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 my problem, it would be a problem of the board to make that decision. "Yes of course (he could be a future Arsenal manager). I have said that many times, but ... Read more
While news that Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from the game was not overwhelmingly shocking, it is certainly a sad day around the soccer world. Calling Henry a former Arsenal great would not give him enough credit for what he did for the north London club. Thierry Henry is not only most likely the greatest Arsenal player of all time, but he is also perhaps the best Premier League player ever as well. Personally, Thierry Henry is my favorite player to ever set foot on a pitch. He is one of the biggest reasons why I started supporting Arsenal, ... Read more
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 associated with Arsenal, where he is the all-time highest goalscorer with 228 goals in 377 games across two different spells. His time at the club included winning the Premier League title twice with the ... Read more