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Henry Wants Final Arsenal Farewell

Thierry Henry says he intends to return To The Emirates Stadium...But only so he has a chance to do what he didn't get to do before he moved to Barcelona in the summer - say goodbye to his fans.

There was anger amongst some Arsenal fans towards Henry over the way he left Arsenal, because he had said he was totally commited to the club just a couple of months before his move.

But now the former captain intends to return to London in order to do just that. However, he intends it to be a low-key affair, as he doesn't want to cause any distraction from the team.

'I think I will try and do it in December because we have a winter break in Spain and I will have the time,' Henry told the London Evening Standard.

'I would rather go back in a non-playing situation and be able to enjoy it. I don't want to get drawn against Arsenal in the Champions League this season. That would not be a proper way to say goodbye to the fans.

'When I go, I will probably just sit in the stands. I won't walk out on the pitch or anything like that.

'The focus should be on the team and I don't want to draw any attention away from them and what they're doing. They will be playing a game and I want to respect that.'




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Writer: Nick Simmonett  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 10 2007

Time: 9:54PM

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lol Simmy ur a bit behind. Wingston wrote an article over these same quotes. Titi 'ta-ta' its called
gunnerkid107
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10/10/2007 22:06:00

LOLOLOLOLOLLOOLLLLOLOLOLOLOLL @ NOTHIN' THAT TH IS GOOD LAD,ALWAYS HAS BEST INTENTIONS.(Y)
upthedale
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10/10/2007 22:15:00

Still can't help thinking Henry is determined to hog the limelight. He should concentrate on Spain and let our lads get on with the job. Great player but his time is over.
Emkay
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10/10/2007 23:13:00

Simmo.....you p*ssed again. Wingers did this last night.....lol
Rocky7
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10/10/2007 23:16:00

Who is upthedale and what is he going on about?
gunnerkid107
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10/10/2007 23:21:00

good question gunnerkid and simmo get with the program son LMAO
anonymous
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10/10/2007 23:28:00

LMAO!!
G4L
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10/10/2007 23:37:00

I'd usually take down any double posts, but we can keep this to mock Simmo!!!! :P
Rocky7
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10/10/2007 23:58:00

haha silly Simmo!!!! :P
gunnerkid107
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11/10/2007 00:49:00

Ahem, erm, yes, well, eeeerrrrrr? Ah! Well done Jones, you passed that one.
simmy8_2000
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11/10/2007 09:04:00

a final farewell...it begins with F and ends with OFF
fran merida
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11/10/2007 12:23:00

lol. So Rocky, when are ya going to publish the list of arsenal players on the world player of the year shortlist?
k_chelski
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11/10/2007 15:44:00

I think Rocky is being very generous Simmo... if I was the site editor... well I wouldn't put up with this... I'd have you transferred over to vital Spuds immediately!
Andy-bayor
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11/10/2007 17:13:00

Well It's a jolly good job you're not the ed then Andy. That would be cause enough for me to take myself for a drive off the cliffs at Dover...
simmy8_2000
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11/10/2007 21:10:00

money in his pocket or to charity I hope! of has his divorce skinted him?
merlin
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12/10/2007 19:32:00

LOL Andy - no mistake here is worth that punishment, cut simmo some slack :)
prits
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12/10/2007 23:53:00

 

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