There are some of life’s ‘necessities’ in the 21st century you can not go with out… Sky TV, a telephone line and broadband. Ok I sound a little spoilt but the lack of broadband has prevented me in writing up my usual piece for WOA and I’ve now been reduced to sacrificing my lunch break to get a brief typed up. See what I do for you???!
The Henry love in is in full force, just look at Arsenal.com for proof. As someone who was there on Monday night, I can’t blame people for getting carried away. It was a truly magical, fairytale and iconic moment that I will never forget. The moment Henry took to the touchline to warm up, the atmosphere and performance changed. The crowd became vocal, the players upped their game and watching Henry, he was genuinely going through every emotion with the fans. Then came the moment for him to enter the field of play. Leeds managed to keep the ball in play for 3-4 minutes while Henry waited to come on, the crowd were completely distracted, phone/camera flashes were going off all over the ground like that Robbie Williams Nikkon advert and when he finally stepped onto the pitch the place went wild. I tried my best to remember we were still level in the game but it was f*cking awesome to see my hero back in red and white. The goal itself was probably the most memorable moment in the new stadium so far (that’s up for discussion though), a beautiful ball from Song (his 8th assist this season I’ll have you know), and the rest was vintage Henry. Dipping shoulder, right foot curl into the corner… cue the mother of all celebrations. The players, the bench, the crowd went crazy for a good 2 minutes. Szczeny made some smart saves after but the talk, the chants and love was for our new/old