HENRY BACKS ALEXANDER

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has paid tribute to the performance by Eric Alexander in the recent match against Houston Dynamo. Along with Jonny Steele, Alexander was extremely crucial in the 2-0 win for New York Red Bulls.

The two midfielders were extremely tireless in the encounter and they played a crucial role in linking the defence and attack. Alexandra created the goal in the 60th minute that proved to be the decisive one of the game because it helped separate the two teams. Fabián Espíndola converted the chance with great aplomb to put New York Red Bulls in the lead.

HENRY QUESTIONS AMBITION

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has criticised the ambitions of his former club by saying that they should be looking at winning the title. Arsenal lost won the league title back in 2004, while their last major trophy was in 2005.

BROWN STEALS SHOW

The Celtic manager Neil Lennon was only a six-year-old boy when the current Aberdeen manager Craig Brown took charge of his first managerial job. Now, Lennon will be coming up against the 72-year-old when Celtic take on Aberdeen during the weekend.

The former Celtic player has praised the Aberdeen manager by saying that he is truly an inspiration to him. He has spoken about his achievements in football and his ability to last such a long time in the game. Brown has also been hugely successful as the Scotland national team manager during the late 1990s.

YOUTH FOOTBALL KICKING OFF IN LUTON

THERE may not have been much football played in Luton’s parks lately due to the inclement weather, but Picton’s solicitors and Luton Town are already scouting for teams to sign up for youth football tournament when the weather improves, so they can hopefully spot the next Lionel Messi.

Schools and clubs from across the three counties have already been invited to take part in the Hatters Cup allowing youngsters aged between seven and 15 to compete on the hallowed Kenilworth Road turf.

ROMEO BECKHAM GETS FASHION DEAL

David Beckham's eight-year-old son Romeo, Prince Harry and Prince William have made their debuts on a list of Britain's Best-Dressed 'men'.

The GQ Best-Dressed List 2011 features Little Britain star David Walliams at 11, Doctor Who's Matt Smith, a new entry at 12, David Beckham at 16 and Prime Minister David Cameron, who has dropped from eighth place last year to 20.

Romeo is 26th, with experts describing the Beckhams' middle son, who last year signed a deal for his own fashion label, as "the celebrity of the future".

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