Tag: Thierry Henry

Tidbits: FIFA Draw, France’s Blues, David Beckham in SA

Argentina coach and legend Diego Maradona was reportedly told by FIFA to stay away from the FIFA World Cup Draw on Friday. Maradona was banned from all FIFA activities for two months, following his comments to journalists after Argentina secured qualification. The newspapers have been abuzz, suggesting that he would fly into South Africa and …

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Sepp Blatter reveals that Ireland asked to be included as an extra team in the World Cup

The FAI has sent a “humble” letter to FIFA asking to be included as an extra team in next years World Cup. After the controversial hand ball from Thierry Henry that saw France qualify over Ireland, the Irish had asked for a match reply. That request was discarded by FIFA and now the FAI has …

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Roy Keane has harsh words for Ireland, my views on the issue

Roy Keane has no sympathy for Republic of Ireland exit. The former Republic of Ireland and Manchester United player had harsh words for his national team. He has lambasted the Irish for missed chances in both legs and has blamed their poor defending for “that” goal. He went on to criticize the FAI for appealing …

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