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Ireland Gives Up On Replay Efforts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DUBLIN — Ireland has given up hope of a World Cup playoff replay against France because of Thierry Henry's hand ball. Henry's deliberate handli...

Thierry Henry Handball Goal VIDEO: "Le Hand Of God" Goal Puts France Past Ireland

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE, 10:18 AM: Henry says that a replay would be "the fairest solution." More from his statement: I am not a cheat and never have been. It was a...

We Must Replay the Match

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bernard-Henri Lévy

No, American friends, France is not a country of "cheaters." The affair of Thierry Henry's hand, the scandal of the France-Ireland game that we won, but should have lost, has outraged many in Paris.