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Ian Wright names the two players he’d put in Premier League Hall of Fame ahead of Thierry Henry

first_imgShearer is the leading scorer in Premier League history by a clear margin (Picture: getty)Asked who he would select for the Hall of Fame, Wright told Stadium Astro: ‘I’d probably put in Alan Shearer and Ryan Giggs.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I’d probably go with those two because Alan Shearer, 260 goals, will it ever be beaten? It’s going to take some unbelievable goalscorer to do it. And then you look at Ryan Giggs, 13 Premier League titles.‘Someone like Thierry will probably be next, only because of the unbelievable achievements of those two players that I’ve just mentioned.‘Alan being the greatest goalscorer in the history of the Premier League up to this date. And Ryan Giggs, that will not be beaten. You’re talking about two players who have got records there that may never be beaten.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘So when you look at Thierry Henry – who for me should be inducted next – you have to say it’s a massive accolade to Thierry Henry, because look at what them two have achieved to beat him.’Wright also ranks Henry as Arsenal’s best ever player, continuing: ‘The greatest player that we’ve ever had, I think, is Thierry Henry. The greatest signing we’ve had is Dennis Bergkamp, without a doubt. Comment Metro Sport ReporterMonday 1 Jun 2020 3:46 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link278Shares Ian Wright names the two players he’d put in Premier League Hall of Fame ahead of Thierry Henry The Arsenal legend feels there are two slightly more deserving players (Pictures: Getty / Stadium Astro)Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes the first two inductees to the Premier League’s Hall of Fame should be Alan Shearer and Ryan Giggs, with Thierry Henry just missing out.The Premier League was due to announce the first two members of the new Hall of Fame back in March, but the ceremony was delayed due to the coronavirus crisis.With the season set to get back underway later this month, the Hall of Fame is also likely to finally be announced and Wright, who is a huge fan of Henry, feels there are two ex-players who are slightly more deserving of the honour.center_img Advertisement Henry broke Wright’s record to become Arsenal’s all-time top scorer (Picture: Getty)‘Dennis Bergkamp changed the way Arsenal were going to perform in the years to come once he got there. You’ve seen the success that Arsenal had with Dennis, the Invincibles and everything that team done, that all stemmed through Dennis Bergkamp.‘But as a one-off football player, footballer, skills, amazing ability, Thierry Henry for me is one of the greatest players in the Premier League ever.’MORE: Thierry Henry reveals what he said to Arsene Wenger during Cesc Fabregas’ first training session at ArsenalMORE: Thierry Henry reveals why he picked the number 14 when he joined ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Argentina Spies on Eagles against DR Congo

first_imgAccording to the publication, “The Nigerian team fails to lift its head, after a defeat in March against Serbia and the recent news of the injury of Moses Simon, who for that reason will miss the World Cup,” the Argentine medium remarked.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Super Eagles’ perceived main rivals in Group D of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina, sent spies to monitor the three-time African champions as they take on DR Congo in an international friendly last Monday in Port Harcourt.Argentina’s media group, TyCSports which also uploaded video clips of the match on its website described the game as a ‘timid’ draw.In the video clips, Eagles were given man-by-man analysis of the Nigerian squad.last_img read more

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Matthew Moyer opts for Vanderbilt

first_imgFormer Syracuse redshirt freshman Matthew Moyer will transfer to Vanderbilt, he announced on Twitter on Thursday afternoon. Moyer started the first 20 games last season for the Orange, losing his job after suffering a high-ankle sprain on Jan. 24 against Boston College. He played in 15 more games but never started.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe forward announced his intent to transfer on March 26, shortly after SU’s season-ending loss to Duke in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Moyer finished the year averaging 16.8 minutes, 3.2 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.In Moyer’s first year at SU, he injured himself during the 2016-17 preseason, deciding to redshirt. He struggled in his only season playing with the Orange and was often chastised by head coach Jim Boeheim.At then-No. 23 Florida State in January, Moyer said Boeheim “got into me” during halftime. Moyer said that was not uncommon, especially if he had made a few mistakes early in the game.“Obviously coach Boeheim can be tough sometimes,” Moyer told The Daily Orange before SU’s Sweet 16 matchup with Duke a month ago.Moyer is the fourth player to leave the SU program in the past academic year, joining Taurean Thompson, graduate student Geno Thorpe and walk-on-turned-scholarship player Braedon Bayer. Comments Published on April 19, 2018 at 2:54 pm Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Thursday July 23rd Local Sports

first_imgFORT DODGE — Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Executive Director Jean Berger says the softball season has exceeded her expectations. The Union decided in May to offer an abbreviated season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state softball tournament begins Monday in Fort Dodge.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Jeansb – 1Berger says around a dozen teams had their seasons cut short due to a positive test.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Jeansb – 2Berger says fans at the state tournament will experience many of the same protocols as the regular season.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Jeansb – 3Face coverings are encouraged but not mandatory.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Jeansb – 4Berger says fans and players have done a good job of handling the changes this season.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Jeansb – 5Quarterfinal round games in Classes 5A and 4A will be played during the day on Monday. Class 3A quarterfinals are split between Monday and Tuesday, while Class 1A and 2A teams play quarterfinal round games on Tuesday. You’ll hear the Newman vs. Collins-Maxwell 1A quarterfinal on AM-1300 KGLO at 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, with the 2A quarterfinal with Central Springs and Northeast of Goose Lake on KGLO starting at 11:30 late Tuesday morning. WAUKEE — The Mason City High baseball team dropped a 6-5 loss at Waukee in a Class 4A substate final last night, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com. Alex Gold hit a two-run homer in the first, but Waukee replied with a three-run homer from Aiden McGee in the third. The Mohawks then led 4-3 after scoring a pair of runs on an error, but Waukee took the lead for good in the fifth with three runs. Mohawk coach Troy Rood says Waukee is a talented Central Iowa Metro League baseball team.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Rood – 1Rood feels Mason City had a competitive season with a lot of talented kids.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Rood – 2Rood says he was happy to be able to have a baseball season with three talented seniors on his club.KGLO News · 7 – 23 – Rood – 3Mason City finishes the season with a 15-8 record. Waukee will find out later today who they face in the 4A state quarterfinals next Wednesday. Brackets for all four classes will be released later this morning after seeding meetings are held. BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The presence of Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in Minnesota this week has given the 3M Open two heavy-hitting stars of the PGA Tour to headline the second edition of the tournament. Johnson and Koepka could both use a pick-me-up at the TPC Twin Cities. Johnson won the Travelers Championship in Connecticut four weekends ago, but he failed to make the cut at the Memorial in Ohio last week with the highest 36-hole score of his PGA Tour career. Koepka is 154th in the FedEx Cup standings. Last year at the 3M Open, he finished 65th.last_img read more

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