Thierry Henry sidelined by sprained knee
Thierry Henry will miss the New York Red Bulls’ high-profile
game against the Los Angeles Galaxy and David Beckham on Friday
night because of a sprained right knee.
The Red Bulls said Tuesday that the French forward had sprained
the medial collateral ligament in the knee during a Sept. 4 loss at
Real Salt Lake. He played with the injury last week and incurred a
$2,000 fine for a celebratory kick following teammate Mehdi
Ballouchy’s goal, a kick that sent the ball into Kevin Hartman and
injured the Dallas goalkeeper’s knee.
Friday’s game at Carson, California, includes some of Major
League Soccer’s top players, including Landon Donovan of the
Galaxy, and Juan Pablo Angel and Rafael Marquez of the Red