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Thierry Henry Handball

The Only Case for Video Replay

Katharine Rust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Katharine Rust

Yes, it's unfortunate that Galarraga lost his perfect game to a poor call, but should the ump revisit the ruling only for the fact that a record is on the line? In a word, no.

Why FIFA Did Not Suspend Thierry Henry

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

A closer look at the FIFA Disciplinary Code shows that a suspension for Thierry Henry's infamaous handball against Ireland in World Cup Qualifying was not so farfetched.

FIFA Denies Irish Appeal For Replay Against France

AP | STUART CONDIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LONDON — There will be no rematch. Ireland's hopes for a replay of its World Cup qualifier against France ended Friday after both FIFA and the ...

Raymond Domenech, France Coach, Sees No Need For Handball Apology

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — France coach Raymond Domenech says he and his players see no reason to apologize for the Thierry Henry handball against Ireland that put...

Cheat: Soccer's New Endorsement

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

A ruthless manufacturer could make three million fake Thierry Henry tops with a new endorsement and sell them to every man, woman and child in Ireland. They won't forget the Hand of Henry: the Irish memory is long.

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.

The Blame Game: Thierry Henry's Hand of God and the Referee Who Said Yes

Gregory M. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gregory M. White

Thierry Henry's career has been a remarkable one. He's won titles in France, England and Spain, as well as the World Cup. But with two touches, he turned a world of admirers into enemies.

Thierry Henry Gillette Ad: Handball Removed From French Version

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Well this is interesting. During the opening few seconds of Gillette's "Gillette Champions" ad site, Tiger Woods, Roger Federer and Thierry Henry are ...

Thierry Henry: Replay Is "Fairest Solution"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LONDON — Thierry Henry denied Friday that he was a cheat but said the "fairest solution" would be to replay the France-Ireland World Cup playoff...

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...

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...

'Hand Of Frog' Has Irish Eyes Crying Foul

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Soccer-mad Ireland is fighting mad – and demanding justice for a disputed goal that had fans here crying "Oui were robbed." A bl...

'Curse of the Gillette Three'

Times Online | Giles Smith, Sport on Television | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Beware the curse of Gillette, ye gods of sport. First Thierry Henry plays pat-a-cake in a World Cup play-off and unleashes a globe-girdling "cheat" st...