Arsenal legend Thierry Henry lifts lid on screaming matches with ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger

first_imgArsenal legend Thierry Henry lifts lid on screaming matches with ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger Henry is adored by Arsenal fans (Picture: Getty Images)‘But I’ll tell you, there are two guys – since we’re mentioning Arsene. ‘Arsene triggered my brain, and every day, it was something about my brain, about asking myself the right questions. ‘And then you have Pep [Guardiola], who tactically triggered my brain. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘So those two guys had a massive impact on me, but I cannot, obviously, talk about my career without Arsene, because I think one of the most important things in the world, not only in sport, is to trigger the brain of someone, to stimulate the brain of someone every single day. ‘If not, it’s close to dying, if your brain is not functioning properly.’MORE: Bernd Leno insists Arsenal can spring a surprise against Manchester CityMORE: Arsene Wenger responds to calls for him to become Arsenal chairmanFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Henry became the Premier League’s most feared striker under Wenger (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has opened up on his relationship with mentor Arsene Wenger which produced fireworks on and off the pitch.The French boss recruited a talented young winger from Monaco in 1999 and transformed him into one of the league’s greatest ever strikers.In his first stint in north London, Henry scored 226 goals in 369 games and after spells at Barcelona and New York Red Bulls, returned as a hero to the Emirates for another short stint in 2012.But while Wenger and Henry appeared to hit it off in front of the cameras, it wasn’t always the case behind the scenes, but regardless of their squabbles, it always came from a place of love and mutual respect.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSpeaking for the A Fresh Perspective with Thierry Henry and Heineken campaign, the former striker said: ‘He was like a father figure for me. So, as you can imagine, with your dad, you argue, you scream, he punishes you. ‘Then, I want to show him the same relationship that you have with a dad: it’s complicated at times, sometimes it’s the best, sometimes we’re best friends, sometimes we’re worst enemies and we argue. ‘But that’s what happens when you love someone. Because you care, that’s why you argue. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 13 Jun 2020 6:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks Candidates for Game Commission Board

first_img April 13, 2017 Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks Candidates for Game Commission Board SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Press Release Harrisburg, PA – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking a qualified candidate to represent District 3 on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s board of directors. District 3 includes the counties of Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter. The district has been represented with distinction by David J. Putnam of Centre Hall, Centre County.  While Commissioner Putnam’s term expires on May 5, 2017, he is permitted to serve a six-month extension while his replacement is sought.“The Governor is reaching out to the hunting and trapping community in District 3 to find a diverse group of applicants, one of which will be nominated by the Governor to fill this vacancy,” said Robb Miller, director of the advisory council.  “We’re encouraging anyone interested in volunteering to serve on the board to send us a letter of intent and their professional resume.”Per the Game Code, applicants must be well-informed about wildlife conservation and restoration and be residents of the district.  Commissioners serve a four-year term and may be reappointed for a maximum of two additional terms.  They receive no compensation for their services but are reimbursed for travel expenses.Candidates will be interviewed by the advisory council and rated on their responses, as well as on their professional and volunteer experience with wildlife conservation and related activities.  Governor Tom Wolf will select the final candidate to be presented to the Senate for confirmation.Individuals interested in applying should send a resume and detailed cover letter explaining their desire to serve to Robb Miller, Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation, 400 Market St., 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301.  Individuals can also email the information to Robb Miller at robmille@pa.gov.Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 5, 2017.last_img read more