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Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry

Thierry is one of the most naturally gifted footballers of the last 20 years. There is very little that he has not achieved; he has been the FWA Footballer of the year three times, he has won the Premiership’s golden boot for Arsenal on a number of occasions, and has lifted the World Cup with France in 1998. He was spotted by AS Monaco in 1990 and signed instantly, making his professional debut in 1994. Good form led to an international call-up in 1998, after which he signed for the Serie A defending champions Juventus. It was at Arsenal that Henry made his name as a world-class footballer, he signed for the Gunners for £11 million in 1999. Under long-time mentor and coach Arsène Wenger, Henry became a prolific striker and Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer with 227 goals in all competitions. Continue Reading »

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Vinnie Jones

Capitalising on his tough guy image as part of Wimbledon Football Club’s ‘Crazy Gang’, Vinnie Jones became a Hollywood star in projects like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, X-Men: The Last Stand, and Midnight Meat Train.     Football Vinnie started his footballing career at Wealdstone, where he spent the 1986 season with Swedish side Holmsund helping them win the Swedish second division. This earned a £10,000 move to Wimbledon, forming part of the ‘Crazy Gang‘ team along with Dennis Wise, John Fashanu and Lawrie Sanchez. At Wimbledon he won the 1988 FA Cup Final against Liverpool, making 77 appearances and scoring 9 goals. After three seasons at Wimbledon, Vinnie Jones moved to Leeds. He helped them win the Division Two Championship, playing 46 times. His former Wimbledon manager Dave Bassett signed him for Sheffield United on his exit Continue Reading »

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