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Groves On Henry & The Board

Groves On Henry & The Board

Cult hero PERRY GROVES shares his views on the Gunners' boardroom battle, their foreign legion and why Thierry Henry's departure was the best thing that could have happened to Arsenal.

'I said at the beginning of the year that getting rid of Thierry Henry would be the best thing they`ve ever done, because I thought he was a negative influence on the younger players. I thought they would start to flourish and express themselves more, which they have.

'English players are not good enough! I`ve always said I don`t think the coaching is good enough in this country for kids aged six to ten. No one can tell me kids that age aren`t as good as Brazilian kids because it`s all natural talent at that age, so not about the way it`s nurtured. That means the English players have got to step up to the mark.

'They did a phone-in on Sky Sports the other week. You had Man United fans phoning in moaning, you had Chelsea fans phoning in moaning and you had Arsenal fans phoning in moaning! The more you give people, the higher their expectations. That`s football fans!'

For the full interview, please go to: http://www.icons.com/exclusives/guest_interview_437.html



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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Friday October 26 2007
Time: 6:54PM

Comments

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I played better than Robbie Savage at ten...
k_chelski
26/10/2007 22:44:00
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kevin, he's Welsh you know
G4L
26/10/2007 23:33:00
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All part of the island.
k_chelski
27/10/2007 00:13:00
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perhaps the initial genes did not make it to the isles. perhaps more inter-mariages would help-see walcott
korodon
27/10/2007 03:04:00
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LOL at Kevin
anonymous
27/10/2007 09:15:00
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but we get the point
anonymous
27/10/2007 09:15:00
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So from now on Kev....you're Argentinian!!!
Rocky7
27/10/2007 11:46:00
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Argies aren't people. : p . I'll happily take uruguayan, :-).
k_chelski
27/10/2007 13:10:00
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though you should know that Europe is an asian peninsula. Hah!
k_chelski
27/10/2007 13:12:00
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