From Thierry Henry's injury to Toronto FC's latest heartbreak, here are five thoughts from some of Saturday's MLS action ...
LOS ANGELES -- Greetings from Southern California, where I opted to spend some time with the U.S. women's team this week as it prepares for the Olympic qualifying tournament later this month in Vancouver. (We have MLS Draft coverage elsewhere on SI.com, so don't worry.) I decided to open up the mailbag this week for questions on Alex Morgan, Clint Dempsey, Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry and a number of other topics. Let's dive in:
Thierry Henry made a sensational scoring return for English club Arsenal as his goal sealed a 1-0 win over Leeds United in the third round of the FA Cup.
Thierry Henry has assured New York Red Bulls fans that his return to English soccer club Arsenal will not interfere with his American commitments.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Thierry Henry is on the verge of a return to the club on a two-month loan deal from MLS side New York Red Bulls.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he is considering bringing goalscoring legend Thierry Henry back to the club on a short-term loan deal.
From Thierry Henry's latest golazo to Manchester United's latest win over an MLS team, here are five thoughts from Saturday's early MLS action...
Thierry Henry tells CNN's Isha Sesay that he's enjoying playing for the Red Bulls and wants to stay in football after retiring.
New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry has told CNN that the atmosphere generated by fans inside the American club's stadium reminded him of the "great European nights" he experienced in his days playing soccer for Arsenal and Barcelona.
From Thierry Henry scoring his first goal of the season to Charlie Davies scoring his league-leading fifth, here are five thoughts from Saturday's MLS action ...
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The French star follows David Beckham's footsteps, leaving Europe to bring his skills to the States
France's all-time leading goalscorer Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from international soccer.
Major League Soccer's worst-kept secret became official Wednesday when the Red Bulls and MLS finally shined the big, bright light on Thierry Henry's long-silhouetted figure.
France striker Thierry Henry has signed for the New York Red Bulls, the Major League Soccer club have announced.
French soccer star Thierry Henry has signed with the New York Red Bulls, the team announced Wednesday.
Spanish champions Barcelona have announced that striker Thierry Henry and midfielder Yaya Toure will leave the club before the new season.
Just over an hour into Barcelona's Champions League semifinal elimination to Internazionale, Thierry Henry knew his time at the club was up. Barcelona, the holders, needed two goals to reach the final but instead of using Henry's experience from the bench, coach Pep Guardiola replaced Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Jeffren Suarez, a 22-year-old rookie with just two first-team goals to his name. The snub could not have been more public, and it marked the low point of a terrible year for Henry.
Three thoughts on Thierry Henry's almost certain move to the New York Red Bulls after the 2010 World Cup:
With the recent announcement by MLS that teams will have the ability to add two or even three designated players to their rosters, the rumor mill is already rife with names of potential imports (one being Mexico's Pavel Pardo to the Galaxy). Leaving aside a detailed discussion of whether MLS will begin to morph into a league of haves and have-nots -- the quick answer being possibly, but only to a degree and certainly unlike that of European leagues because of the existing salary cap -- the question will be what type of players teams bring in.
Let's face it, footballers have a bad rep. They are labelled by many as overpaid selfish prima donnas who could not care less about the world around them.
Brazilian legend Pele once called soccer the "beautiful game" and at its best it showcases the very pinnacle of human endeavor as nations and communities are united in the common goal of supporting their teams and heroes.
CNN's Alex Thomas reports on how football's governing body could change the number of referees at next summer's World Cup.
Soccer star Thierry Henry became the villain of Dublin on Wednesday.
France captain Thierry Henry says he considered quitting international football over the handball controversy as Les Bleus qualified for the World Cup finals at the expense of Ireland last week.
Soccer fans should not "dwell" on the hand ball committed by French player Thierry Henry, former teammate Zinedine Zidane said in his defense Saturday.
Irish football officials have finally conceded that there will be no replay of the controversial World Cup playoff against France.
Thierry Henry believes a replay would be the "fairest solution" after his handball set up France's clinching goal in their World Cup playoff with the Republic of Ireland.
This one's easy. Thierry Henry is a cheat. He helped France cheat its way to the 2010 World Cup by intentionally handling the ball to control it before crossing it for William Gallas to score les Bleus' equalizer in extra time against Ireland on Wednesday (RECAP).
A late goal from Pedro Rodriguez, with just five minutes remaining of extra time, gave Barcelona a 1-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the European Super Cup final in Monaco on Friday.
Thierry Henry scored twice as Barcelona booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 5-2 second leg victory against Lyon at the Nou Camp.
Thierry Henry snatched Champions League favorites Barcelona a crucial away goal in a 1-1 Champions League draw against Lyon at Stade Gerland.
Barcelona moved an astonishing 15 points clear at the top of the Primera Liga table after crushing Deportivo La Coruna 5-0 in a devastating display of attacking football at the Nou Camp.
Thierry Henry fired Barcelona 10 points clear at the top of the Primera Liga as the Catalan club came from behind to win 2-1 away to Villarreal.
French star Thierry Henry will not be leaving Barcelona at the end of the season, the Catalan club's vice-president Ferrari Soriano insisted on Sunday.
Barcelona striker Thierry Henry has dismissed rumors of an early return to England after a disappointing first season with the Catalan giants.
Thierry Henry scored the only goal of the match as Barcelona beat Villarreal 1-0 to reach the semifinals of the Spanish Cup on Thursday night.
Villarreal missed the chance to close within a point of Spanish league leaders Real Madrid after suffering a 2-0 defeat at Real Valladolid on Sunday.
A couple of weeks ago, Pelé, still the greatest player ever to put on cleats, made a ridiculous exaggeration: The American public had supposedly been misled to believe David Beckham was a goal scorer.
Thierry Henry has pleaded for patience as he continues to adapt to life in Spain with Barcelona.
The immediate significance of Thierry Henry's two late goals against Lithuania on Wednesday was to rescue a faltering France and keep them on course for Euro 2008.
Thierry Henry scored a hat-trick as Barcelona won 4-1 at Levante to overhaul champions Real Madrid at the top of Spain's Primera Liga.
Barcelona's signing of Thierry Henry from Arsenal was taken by some as a signal that the balance of power in European soccer was shifting towards the Spanish Liga and away from the English Premiership.
World Sport reporter Pedro Pinto looks at the implications of Thierry Henry's move to Barcelona.
Going, going, gone. Words reminiscent of the time Team Limey sold off the last of the family silver to pay for its continuing love affair with liquor. But here they provide a synopsis of transfer situation of two of Europe's leading strikers and one who's tipped to rise to that caliber.
Arsenal's French international striker Thierry Henry was poised to join Barcelona on Friday, a source from the Spanish club told CNN.
With almost clockwork regularity, the end of the season brings fresh speculation about Thierry Henry's future at Arsenal.
Sidelined star Thierry Henry has again pledged his long term future to Arsenal after a flurry of reports suggesting he will leave the Premier League club in the close season.
French international and Arsenal captain Thierry Henry will miss the rest of the season after suffering groin and stomach injuries during the Gunners' Champions League exit against PSV Eindhoven.
Captain Thierry Henry is fit to return and lead Arsenal's attack against PSV Eindhoven in Wednesday's Champions League first knockout round second leg tie.
Late goals from Robin van Persie and Thierry Henry with a dramatic late headed winner gave Arsenal a 2-1 victory over Premier League leaders Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Arsenal captain Thierry Henry will be out of action for several weeks while he tries to recover from nagging injuries, manager Arsene Wenger has said.
Arsenal captain Thierry Henry will miss Saturday's north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur after suffering a recurrence of a neck injury.
Thierry Henry was on target as France finished the year on a high by beating European champions Greece 1-0 at the Stade de France in a friendly on Wednesday.
Arsenal's Thierry Henry was furious after having what looked to be a perfectly good late equalizer against CSKA Moscow ruled out for handball.
Arsenal took control of Champions League Group G on Tuesday as goals from Thierry Henry and Alexandr Hleb eased them to a 2-0 home victory over Portuguese Champions Porto.
Arsenal captain Thierry Henry will miss Wednesday's Champions League game at Hamburg after suffering a minor foot injury in training.
Thierry Henry and Sylvain Wiltord each scored Wednesday to help France beat Denmark 2-0 in a World Cup warmup match at Lens.
Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has signed a new four-year contract on Friday, pledging his future to the north London club just two days after they lost the Champions League final to Barcelona.
Thierry Henry gave Arsenal a perfect send-off from their Highbury Stadium with a hat-trick in a 4-2 Premiership win over Wigan Athletic which ended the Gunners' 93-year stay at the ground.
Arsenal striker and captain Thierry Henry has been voted Footballer of the Year for the third time in four years by the English Football Writers' Association.
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Defender Kolo Toure's first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 win over Villarreal in their Champions League semifinal, first leg on Wednesday.
Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas is doubtful for Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg against Villarreal.
Arsenal knocked nine-times winners Real Madrid out of the Champions League on Wednesday as a goalless Highbury draw was enough to send the Londoners into the quarterfinals 1-0 on aggregate.
Arsenal scored a morale-boosting 4-0 away win at Fulham ahead of their Champions League return against Real Madrid to revive their hopes of a top four spot in England.
Thierry Henry scored a spectacular solo goal Tuesday to give Arsenal a 1-0 victory at Real Madrid in the first leg of a Champions League knockout match.
Thierry Henry has sent a "join us" plea to Southampton's teenage striker Theo Walcott as Arsenal compete with a clutch of top Premiership sides for his coveted signature.
Thierry Henry scored twice as Arsenal ended Wigan Athletic's six-game Premier League winning streak with a dramatic 3-2 victory at the JJB Stadium Saturday.
Arsenal cruised into the last 16 of the Champions League with a 3-0 win over Sparta Prague at Highury on Wednesday but needed two late goals from substitute Robin van Persie to settle their nerves in the closing stages.
Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has insisted that he will play in France's controversial friendly against Costa Rica on November 9, despite opposition from club manager Arsene Wenger.
Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has only a 30 percent chance of being fit for the north London derby at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Thierry Henry set an Arsenal scoring record as his team took a stranglehold on Group B of the Champions League with a 2-0 away win against Sparta Prague.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says there is no rift between him and French striker Thierry Henry.
Striker Thierry Henry is likely to miss France's final two World Cup qualifiers because of a groin injury.
Thierry Henry moved to within a single goal of Ian Wright's Arsenal scoring record as his second-half brace sealed a deserved 4-1 victory over Fulham.
New captain Thierry Henry made the breakthrough with a late penalty and substitute Robin van Persie rounded off the scoring as Arsenal overcame 10-man Newcastle 2-0 in their Premiership opener at Highbury on Sunday.
New Arsenal skipper Thierry Henry insisted on Thursday that he is committed to the Premiership side and wants to stay with the Gunners for as long as he is wanted.
Thierry Henry will replace Patrick Vieira as Arsenal captain following his compatriot's move to Juventus.
Villarreal's Diego Forlan and Arsenal's Thierry Henry will share the Golden Shoe award for being this season's top goalscorers in Europe.
Arsenal suffered a major blow when French striker Thierry Henry was ruled out of Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United in Cardiff.
Thierry Henry is a surprise inclusion in the Arsenal squad for Wednesday's Premier League match with Everton.
Bayern Munich edged into the Champions League last eight despite a 1-0 defeat by Arsenal at Highbury.
Arsenal produced a scintillating display to crush Crystal Palace 5-1 and close to within two points of second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League on Monday.
Thierry Henry grabbed two late goals to help Arsenal maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a 3-0 victory over Birmingham City at Highbury.
Two goals from Thierry Henry helped Arsenal to extend their unbeaten Premiership run to 48 games with a 4-0 defeat of Charlton Athletic at Highbury.
English champions Arsenal needed an own goal to make a winning start to their Champions League campaign in a 1-0 Group E victory over PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday.
Arsenal equaled Nottingham Forest's 42-match unbeaten league record by battling back from 3-1 down to beat Middlesbrough 5-3 at Highbury, with French international striker Thierry Henry scoring twice.
Thierry Henry scored two late goals as defending champion France reached the Euro 2004 quarterfinals after a 3-1 win over Switzerland to finish top of Group B.
Thierry Henry has become the first player to win England's Footballer of the Year award in successive years.
Arsenal's Thierry Henry has been named the Professional Footballer's Association player of the year for the second successive season.
Four goals from Thierry Henry moved Arsenal three points closer to the English Premier League title as they beat beleaguered Leeds 5-0.
A Thierry Henry hat-trick put Arsenal firmly on course for the Premier League title after they ended a torrid week with a 4-2 win over Liverpool at Highbury.
France striker Thierry Henry will miss Arsenal's next two games with a hamstring injury, dealing the Premier League leaders a huge blow as they try to salvage their crumbling season.
A brilliant freekick from Thierry Henry set English Premier League leaders Arsenal on their way to a 2-0 win over Blackburn.
Thierry Henry scored both as Arsenal eased into the Champions League last eight with a 2-0 win -- and a 5-2 aggregate triumph -- against Spain's Celta Vigo.
French striker Thierry Henry has pledged his future to Arsenal, saying he owes the London club too much to quit for another team.
Thierry Henry has been ruled out of Arsenal's FA Cup tie against Chelsea on Sunday because of a foot injury.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger launched a scathing attack on Real Madrid after coach Carlos Queiroz went public that they wanted to sign his French star Thierry Henry.
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